Tag Archives: Grace

“Such is Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever”

First of all, the Scripture about the Hebrew Exodus has been read and the words of the mystery have been explained as to how the sheep was sacrificed and the people were saved. Therefore, understand this, O beloved: The mystery … Continue reading

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Martin Luther on “how to deal properly with the question of predestination”

TO BARBARA LISSKIRCHEN. April 30, 1531. Grace and peace in Christ. Dear and virtuous Lady: Your dear brother Jerome Weller has informed me that you are sorely troubled about eternal election. I am very sorry to hear this. May Christ … Continue reading

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Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established

“Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.” Proverbs 16:3 Here’s Charles Bridges’ profound¬†commentary on this verse: “An unsettled mind is a serious evil–a canker to Christian peace.¬†Every faculty is thrown into disorder. The memory is … Continue reading

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Jesus, thy blood and righteousness

Jesus, thy blood and righteousness My beauty are, my glorious dress; Midst flaming worlds, in these arrayed, With joy shall I lift up my head. Count Zinzendorf (1700-1760)

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