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When Our Religious Life Makes Us Feel that We are Good

C. S. Lewis: How is it that people who are quite obviously eaten up with Pride can say they believe in God and appear to themselves very religious? I’m afraid it means they are worshiping an imaginary God. They theoretically … Continue reading

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Grounds for Confidence that Your Worship Will Be Accepted

Stephen Charnock on divine satisfaction: The satisfaction God hath in the value of [Christ]’s offering cannot give forth itself in fuller expressions than in our salvation by the virtue of it, every thing formidable and burdensome being removed, every thing … Continue reading

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He Obliges Himself to Give Eternal Life

Stephen Charnock on the stench of our sin and the power of Christ’s blood: There is not a service we offer, but hath something mixed with it contrary to the holiness of God; yet the evil fumes that steam up … Continue reading

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God Must Be Unjust If . . .

Stephen Charnock on mercy and justice for the believer: The flood-gates of mercy are opened, and the fire of justice confined in its flames; the flames of the one centre in Christ, that the streams of the other might flow … Continue reading

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Not a Blessing We Enjoy, But May Put Us in Mind of [the Cross]

Stephen Charnock on the necessity of Christ’s death: Had he only lived, he had not been a Savior. If our faith stop in his life and do not fasten upon his blood, it will not be a justifying faith. His … Continue reading

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