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  • Enoch Kept Walking

    from James Boice Nov 29, 2008 Category: Articles

    Three hundred years is a long time. What kept Enoch walking with God for three hundred years? He had an awareness of judgment coming. He had a sensitivity to the ungodliness of the age. And he drew closer to God as the reality of these things pressed in upon him. The way to graph it would be to make a circle, space these three items around the circle, and then show by arrows that each one influenced the other. The more Enoch was aware of the judgment, the more sensitive he was to sin. Keep Reading
  • Reformed Resources at Reduced Prices (Pt. 2)

    from Karisa Schlehr Nov 27, 2008 Category: Articles

    Here are some more special offers available for a limited time! See the entire list on our Internet Specials page. Keep Reading
  • Thankful for God’s Intimate Involvement

    from Chris Larson Nov 27, 2008 Category: Articles

    ...irresistible grace glorifies the entire Trinity by proving how intimately involved God is in every conversion. It reminds us that when we speak about God's grace, we do not mean that God sits afar and cuts sinners a little slack by giving them a second chance. Rather, God places His holy hands on our filthy hearts. Keep Reading
  • Confidence in Christ

    from Chris Donato Nov 26, 2008 Category: Articles

    "Faith cannot be without a settled peace of mind, from which proceeds the bold confidence of rejoicing," John Calvin wrote in his commentary on Hebrews in the mid-sixteenth century. This point is most striking, and mostly underplayed by many exegetes. How could Calvin write something so...insensitive? And again: "We hence conclude that those who assent to the gospel doubtfully and like those who vacillate, do not truly and really believe." Keep Reading
  • Reformed Resources at Reduced Prices (Pt. 1)

    from Karisa Schlehr Nov 26, 2008 Category: Articles

    We have refreshed Ligonier's Internet Specials page where you can find a variety of online-only discounts on a variety of resources. Here is a sampling of some of our current special offers. Remember to check back often as the selection changes. Keep Reading
  • Perseverance is God’s Preservation

    from Chris Larson Nov 25, 2008 Category: Articles

    "We are able to persevere only because God works within us, within our free wills. And because God is at work in us, we are certain to persevere. The decrees of God concerning election are immutable. They do not change, because He does not change. All whom He justifies He glorifies. None of the elect has ever been lost." Keep Reading
  • A Taste of Ligonier Music

    from Karisa Schlehr Nov 25, 2008 Category: Articles

    Created in 2006, our music division at Ligonier Ministries exists to exalt the name of Christ and support the teaching of the Word of God with music. Keep Reading
  • Jonathan Edwards On “Covenant” (pt. 2)

    from John Gerstner Nov 25, 2008 Category: Articles

    De Jong in his Covenant Idea made a mountain out of Miller's relative mole hill. He found Edwards to be the chief underminer of New England covenant theology. The broad structure of his book and Jonathan Edwards' place in it can be seen in the table of contents: Keep Reading
  • Jonathan Edwards On “Covenant” (pt. 1)

    from John Gerstner Nov 24, 2008 Category: Articles

    When the term "covenant" is used, the general educated reader needs to be told its religious meaning. The general reader, somewhat literate on matters religious and Christian, will likely think of the "covenant of grace", which he will likely associate generally with Protestantism, and he may know it is especially associated with Calvinism and Puritanism. Keep Reading
  • Top 5 Commentaries on the Book of Jeremiah

    from Keith Mathison Nov 22, 2008 Category: Articles

    The prophet Jeremiah witnessed the fall of Judah in 586 B.C. Jeremiah's prophecies declare the end of one era and announce the beginning of another. There are a number of quite helpful commentaries on this prophetic book, and the following are five of the best. Keep Reading

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