But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Saturday, 19 September 2015 16:20

Purposed for God Featured

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Be sure of your call to every business you go about. Though it is the least business, be sure of your call to it; then, whatever you meet with, you may quiet your heart with this: I know I am where God would have me. Nothing in the world will quiet the heart so much as this: when I meet with any cross, I know I am where God would have me, in my

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 11:16

Living Coram Deo

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To live coram Deo is to live in the presence of God, under the authority of God, and to the glory of God. Given that only nine percent of all professing Christians hold to a distinctly biblical worldview, we must examine ourselves against Scripture and take inventory of all our presuppositions and commitments. Do we live our lives in terms of

Sunday, 06 September 2015 11:38

Contra Mundum for the Cause of Christ

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Contra Mundum for the Cause of Christ

A man with God is always in the majority. John Bradshaw

In John 16:33, Jesus said to his disciples, “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” What was true two thousand years ago is

Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:56

On Suffering, Sovereignty, and Worldview

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On Suffering, Sovereignty, and Worldview

When God lays men upon their backs, then they look up to heaven. God’s smiting His people is like the musician’s striking upon the violin, which makes it put forth melodious sound. How much good comes to the saints by affliction! When they are pounded they send forth their sweetest smell.

Friday, 21 August 2015 10:31

Dear Planned Parenthood Featured

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Dear Planned Parenthood,

You don’t know me. In your eyes and in the eyes of the world, I am insignificant. I don’t matter to you precisely because I stand in antithesis to your worldview. I am an anomaly in a culture that is dead set on destruction all the while maintaining the façade that those who hold to your values and

The bruised reed is a man who for the most part is in some misery, just as those were who came to Christ for help, and by misery he is brought to see sin as its cause, for, whatever pretences sin makes, they come to an end when we are bruised and broken. He is sensible of his sin and misery, even to his bruising; and,