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Originally posted on April 19, 2020:I am currently reading a book by N. H. Keeble which has the title Richard Baxter: Puritan Man Of Letters. It looks at the life of Richard Baxter through his extensive collection of written materials. In chapter 5 the author brings to light Baxter's appreciation of the natural world and how, contrary to some
Originally posted on April 17, 2009:In chapter 3 0f The Doctrine of God, author John Frame begins to discuss the divine attribute of control. In opening this discussion he considers the name that God ascribes to himself in Exodus 3:14; I am who I am. Frame offers some other possible renderings of this phrase: I am what I am I am who I am I will
Originally posted April 15, 2009:From Chapter 2 - The Lord as found in Frame's work entitled The Doctrine of God: Certainly the biblical Lord is not just any ruler. It would be wrong for us to expound God's lordship merely by appealing to extrabiblical models of kingship, rule, dominion, and so on. God is different in many ways from an
Originally posted on April 11, 2009:Here is a post by Ray Ortlund Jr from his blog Christ is Deeper Still: A recent study in Philippians prompted me to wonder, what if this one brief book were our only available Bible? How much would we have to believe and live off of? At least this:• He who began a good work in us will bring it to