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Grasping the threefold love of God

Reading John M. Frame’s Doctrine of God I came across the following extract from Francis Turretin’s, Institutes of Elenctic Theology, III.8,5 on God’s love. A threefold love of God is commonly held; or rather there are three degrees of one … Continue reading

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Bruce Milne on the Garden and Gospel

I’m reading Bruce Milne’s The Message of Heaven and Hell in preparation for my next MMTC lecture, personal eschatology. Eschatology is like making sense of a good crime novel, we don’t get it right unless we understand what happened in … Continue reading

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10 ways in which God in Christ is a God of love #10

Here’s the 10th and final abridged extract from Ebenezer Erskine’s 10 point sermon on 10 ways in which God in Christ is a God of love: 10. God in Christ is our God (to crown all). He makes a grant … Continue reading

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More Erskine like Piper

Here’s more classic Ebenezer Erskine with overtures of John Piper’s passionate theology (the full sermon is called God in Christ, a God of love). For a similar post, see Has Piper ever read Erskine? Is it so, that a God … Continue reading

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I do not think I can preach tonight

I love this opening line of Charles Spurgeon’s sermon on Song of Solomon 1:4, The memory of Christ’s love: I Do not think I can preach tonight. I feel so weary, and worn, and ill. Still, I can talk to … Continue reading

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10 ways in which God in Christ is a God of love #1

Here’s abridged extracts from Ebenezer Erskine’s 10 point sermon on 10 ways in which God in Christ is a God of love: 1. GOD in Christ is a reconciled God, a God of peace, that has received the atonement : … Continue reading

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