Tag Archives: Ebenezer Erskine

Transforming Grace Top 10 posts for 2013

Each July for the past five years I have posted a top 10 list of what people had been reading on Transforming Grace. I missed it this July, being busy, tired and distracted by other things. So to end the … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Erskine on What sort of life springs out of the Tree of Life

If you have read this blog for many years, then you’ll know that I take Genesis 2:17 literally.  God said “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; 17 but you must not eat from the tree of … Continue reading

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10 marks of Christ upon which faith leans

What is Christian faith?  Faith is heart-felt, dependent trust in the person and work of Jesus Christ.  Here’s Ebenezer Erskine’s 10 marks of Christ upon which faith leans: Faith lives and leans upon the name of Christ; for “his name … Continue reading

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Transforming Grace Top 10 (2010-2011)

I’ve been blogging for over three years now. I still enjoy the discipline of trying to crystallise vague thoughts or jotting down useful stuff I’ve read. I also enjoy seeing what people are reading and sharing. This is this year’s … Continue reading

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9 marks of our being Christ’s true bride.

Many Christians struggle with the question of assurance.  They look at their deeds, actions, performance, thought life and ask, “Am I really a Christian?”  Ebenezer Erskine gives 9 Marks of true faith, and they are all centred on Christ. The … Continue reading

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Five impediments to the marriage of Christ and his bride

Here’s some classic (abridged) Ebenezer Erskine on the eternal will of God to marry his Son to the elect and the five ways the Son removes the impediments out of deep love for his bride to be.  This is truly … Continue reading

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19 wonders of the world to come

Back in the Beauties of Ebenezer Erskine, I found this little gem of a sermon ending. Erskine lists 19 wonders of the world to come for us to think about: What is man ?”—but here a vail [sic] lies between … Continue reading

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