Tag Archives: Pure Heart

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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Transforming Grace Top 10 (2011-12)

I’ve been blogging for over four years now, though I’ve been off blogging for the last couple of months.  I’ve stopped because I’ve got lots on my plate, with little time to think theological thoughts, which is probably not a … 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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Transforming Grace Top 10 (2009-10)

For the past two years I’ve posted the top 10 posts of the year then taken a summer holiday. Like last year I’m going back to the CPAS youth summer camp at Edgehill school in Devon then having a rest. … Continue reading

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The Top 10 on Transforming Grace (2008-09)

This time last year I posted the top 10 posts of the year.  Like this time last year I’ll take a break from blogging. I’m going back to the CPAS youth summer camp at Edgehill school in Devon then having … Continue reading

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8 ways to attain a pure heart

I’ve blogged several abridged extracts from Thomas Watson’s Exposition of the Beatitudes. This section on how to attain a pure heart is so good I’ve quoted it without editing or cropping. If you long for a pure heart, here’s how … Continue reading

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5 marks of a pure heart

During lent this year, we used C.J. Mahaney’s The Cross Centered Life in our growth groups. The book is brilliantly simple at uncovering legalism, condemnation and a subjective faith. It then takes those who suffer such things (like me) back … Continue reading

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Why purity must be chiefly in the heart

The Christian circumcision party in Crete would not take the gospel to liars, evil brutes and lazy gluttons because they were afraid of being defiled (Titus 1:12-15). They were afraid of being defiled because they were unbelieving (Titus 1:15). But … Continue reading

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