God’s Truth Attacked

“A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.” … [Continue reading]

Satan Fans the Flames of Our Corrupt Desires

“Though Satan instills his poison, and fans the flames of our corrupt desires within us,we are yet not carried by any external force to the commission of sin, but our own flesh entices us, and we willingly yield to its allurements.” … [Continue reading]

Original Sin is a Hereditary, Depravity & Corruption of Our Nature

“Original sin, therefore, appears to be a hereditary, depravity and corruption of our nature, diffused through all the parts of the soul, rendering us obnoxious to the divine wrath and producing in us those works which the scripture calls ‘works of.” … [Continue reading]

The Misery of Striving Against God

“For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God.” … [Continue reading]

Freedom to Pray

“God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us – as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray.” … [Continue reading]

The Kingdom of God Will be Filled with Splendor

“For though we very truly hear that the kingdom of God will be filled with splendor, joy, happiness and glory, yet when these things are spoken of, they remain utterly remote from our perception, and as it were, wrapped in obscurities, until that … [Continue reading]