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There are only two groups of people in the world; there are Christians, the elect, and everyone else

Originally posted on Possessing the Treasure:
by Mike Ratliff 21 Therefore the Lord heard and was full of wrath; And a fire was kindled against Jacob And anger also mounted against Israel, 22 Because they did not believe in God…

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The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world

Originally posted on Possessing the Treasure:
by Mike Ratliff 3 ἀρκετὸς γὰρ ὁ παρεληλυθὼς χρόνος τὸ βούλημα τῶν ἐθνῶν κατειργάσθαι πεπορευμένους ἐν ἀσελγείαις, ἐπιθυμίαις, οἰνοφλυγίαις, κώμοις, πότοις καὶ ἀθεμίτοις εἰδωλολατρίαις. 4 ἐν ᾧ ξενίζονται μὴ συντρεχόντων ὑμῶν εἰς τὴν αὐτὴν…

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What Would John Piper, Jim Elliff, and Other “No Divorce for Any Reason” Dictators Say Now?

Originally posted on lightfordarktimes.com:
By now most everyone has heard the details of the shooting murders of at least 26 men, women and children in a church in Texas yesterday. The murderer (too nice of a word for him)…

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The Necessity of Effectual Calling (Or: We Need a Miracle!)

Originally posted on The Reformed Reader:
This is a very helpful discussion of effectual calling/regeneration: If you believe that the natural state of human beings today is that of moral and spiritual neutrality, so that they can do good or…

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Love the Sinner as You Love Your Sinful Self?

BY NICK BATZIG, http://www.reformation.org Over the past week, I’ve seen more appeals to the second half of Matthew 22:39 than I’ve seen artist postcards in a hipster coffee shop. “Love your neighbor as yourself” (which is the second greatest command, … Continue reading

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What are we, that we should think to stand before him, at whose rebuke the earth trembles, and before whom the rocks are thrown down?

Originally posted on Reformedontheweb's Blog:
Their foot shall slide in due time (Deut. Xxxii. 35). The observation from the words that I would now insist upon is this. “There is nothing that keeps wicked men at any one moment…

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Election, Grace, and Love (Van Dixhoorn)

Originally posted on The Reformed Reader:
The Westminster Confession says this of the elect: “[God] chose them out of his free grace and love alone, not because he foresaw faith, or good works, or perseverance in either of these, or…

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