April 22, 2015

"Christ comes not to the soul with pardon only...but he comes with...power...Receiving of gospel forgiveness engageth all the grace of the gospel unto our assistance."

 

-John Owen, "An Exposition of Psalm 130".  The Works of John Owen, Volume VI.  The Banner of Truth Tr...

April 17, 2015

 

"Who would not think, now, that the whole world would run in to be made partakers of these terms, willingly accepting of them?  But it proves for the most part otherwise.  Men like not this way...Men think within themselves, that had it been some great thing that was...

March 14, 2015

 

"How infinite, how unspeakable...the grace and condesension of God...what is poor miserable man, that God should set his heart upon him...before he was a mere object of his absolute dominion, made at his will and for his pleasure, and on the same reasons to be crushed...

March 1, 2015

"I went unto Him by Jesus Christ against whom I have sinned...[and] Instead of wrath, which I feared and that justly because I had deserved it, he said unto me in Christ, 'Fury is not in me.'...indeed, there is with him forgiveness and plenteous redemption.  This hath...

February 28, 2015

 

"I went unto Him by Jesus Christ against whom I have sinned, and have found him better unto me than I could expect or ever should have believed had not he overpowered my heart by his Spirit."

 

-John Owen, "An Exposition of Psalm 130".  The Works of John Owen, Volume VI...

February 13, 2015

 

"The angels were the first sinners...and...[2 Peter 2:4] 'He spared not the sinning angels'...The world is made; sin enters by the most glorious part of the creation, whose recovery by pardon might seem to be more desireable, but not the least appearance of it is disc...

January 8, 2015

"...there is full provision for continual supplies made for [the soul] and all its wants in Jesus Christ.  There are treasures of relief in Christ, whereunto the soul may at any time repair and find succour against the incursions of sin."

 

-John Owen, An Exposition...

January 3, 2015

 

"This is the great mystery of the gospel in the blood of Christ, that those who sin every day should have peace with God all their days...".

 

-John Owen, An Exposition of Psalm 130.  The Banner of Truth Trust: Carlisle, PA.  (1668) 2000.  p.339.  

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