The puritan preacher, John Flavel, once remarked: “Every man loves the mercies of God, but a saint loves the God of mercies.” In times of trial, suffering, and need, anyone will gladly receive blessings from God; it doesn’t take the new birth to appreciate his mercies. In fact, anyone can perform religious duties and portray […]

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God’s Timing and Our Response

Our God, the sovereign ruler of the cosmos, is infinitely wise, good and just, ruling over creation with providence.  2 Peter 3:8 reminds us that “with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.”  This is not some formula or a literal conversion rate, but rather a beautiful […]

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