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Death

From Thomas Boston's "Human Nature in its Fourfold State" Section I. MAN'S LIFE IS VANITY "For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living." Job 30:23. I come now to discourse of man's eternal state, into which he enters by death. Of this entrance, Job takes a s... Read More

Hell

Then He shall say unto those on the left hand, "Depart from me, you cursed ones, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels!" Matthew 25:41 INTRODUCTION Were there no other place of eternal lodging but heaven, I should here have closed my discourse of man's eternal state; but as in... Read More

Of The Providence Of God

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. - Matt. 10:29 Our Lord is here encouraging his disciples against all the troubles and distresses they might meet with in their way, and particularly against the fear of men, by the considerati... Read More

The Crook in the Lot - Part 1

A just view of afflicting incidents is altogether necessary to a Christian deportment under them; and that view is to be obtained only by faith, not by sense; for it is the light of the world alone that represents them justly, discovering in them the work of God, and consequently, designs becoming t... Read More

The Crook in the Lot - Part 2

Directions for rightly managing the application for removing the crook in the lot. 1. Pray for it, and pray in faith, believing that, for the sake of Jesus, you shall certainly obtain at length, and in this life too, if it is good for you; but without peradventure in the life to come. They will not ... Read More

The Crook in the Lot - Part 3

III. What it is in humbling circumstances to humble ourselves under the mighty hand of God. This is the great thing to be aimed at in our humbling circumstances. And we may take it up in these eight things. 1. Noticing God's mighty hand, as employed in bringing about everything that concerns us, eit... Read More

The Resurrection

From Thomas Boston's "Human Nature in its Fourfold State" "Marvel not at this– for the hour is coming, in which all who are in the graves shall hear his voice– and shall come forth; those who have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and those who have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnat... Read More

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