The common idea that the desire to change from the singular thee and thy to the plural you and your in addressing God is a modern phenomenon is scotched by a comment of Thomas Boston (1676-1732) in a sermon on the third petition of the Lord’s Prayer (Works, vol 2, p 587). Described in the [Read more…]
Archives for November 2016
[This is the sixth set of questions based on John Owen’s treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. This set is based on Chapter 11, accessible at this link.] Q21 Where is the source of spiritual mindedness in the soul? It is in the affections. Q22 What is the uniqueness of the affections? Affections are the only power [Read more…]
[This fourth set of questions is to help in reading John Owen’s great treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. These are based on Part 1, chapter 10, accessible at the link highlighted.] Q17 What will help us when we find great difficulty in this duty? a) we ought to be humbled by the vanity, inconstancy and earthly mindedness [Read more…]
Sermons are now available on the website in the Ndebele language of Zimbabwe at this link.
[This third set of questions is to help in reading John Owen’s great treatise on Spiritual Mindedness. These are based on Part 1, chapter 5, chapter 6, chapter 7, chapter 8 and chapter 9, accessible at the links highlighted.] Q12 What is the spiritually minded response to God’s calls to us in providence? We are [Read more…]