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The True Character of War

Isaiah 9:5 Every battle of the warrior is with confused noise, and garments rolled in blood. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): War is ever a cruel thing. JOHN TRAPP (1601-1699): The noise of war drowns the voice of laws. JOHN CALVIN … Continue reading

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Why Does God ‘Permit’ Evil? The Secret Purposes of God

Proverbs 16:9; Ephesians 1:11         A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.         According to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will. JOHN CALVIN (1509-1564): All events … Continue reading

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When Hatred is a Holy Christ-like Emotion

Hebrews 1:8,9; Psalm 97:10        Unto the Son, he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity.        Ye that love … Continue reading

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