Monthly Archives: August 2014

The righteous man and the wicked man in 1 John

The Holy Spirit takes the whole book of 1 John to draw a distinction between the righteous man and the wicked man, starting with the distinction that the righteous man confesses his sins. And His purpose in this is not … Continue reading

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Alien landscape

I don’t think these things are the wave of the future…

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So long as we do not look beyond the earth…

Calvin begins his Institutes of the Christian Religion by showing how knowledge of God and knowledge of man are necessarily intertwined, in that the more we understand the holiness of God, the more we realize how great the offense of … Continue reading

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Decrease of crime among Congregationalists

A book of modern social inquiry has a shape that is somewhat sharply defined. It begins as a rule with an analysis, with statistics, tables of population, decrease of crime among Congregationalists, growth of hysteria among policemen, and similar ascertained … Continue reading

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