Daily Archives: September 29, 2015

God of Grace and God of Glory – a “new” hymn

Originally posted on Enough Light:
We sung a hymn at my church yesterday that I’d never heard before: God of Grace and God of Glory (1930). I checked the hymnal (although hymnals are in the pew, the words are projected…

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Book Write-Up: How God Used R.A. Torrey, by Fred Sanders

Fred Sanders, ed.  How God Used R.A. Torrey: A Short Biography As Told Through His Sermons.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2015.  See here to buy the book. R.A. Torrey (1856-1928) worked with renowned evangelist D.L. Moody, and he also was instrumental … Continue reading

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R.A. Torrey on the Sabbath and the Holy Spirit

I finished Fred Sanders’ How God Used R.A. Torrey, and I will be writing my review of it tomorrow.  (Moody Publishers sent me a review copy in exchange for an honest review, just to get that out into the open.)  … Continue reading

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Living to Please God

Originally posted on Reading Acts:
The verbs translated “ask” and “urge” (ἐρωτάω and παρακαλέω) in 1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 are commonly used to encourage a reader to a particular action.  They appear in personal letters between people of the same social…

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