Tag Archives: Perseverance

Longsuffering

Calvin on endurance and perseverance in suffering: Paul fittingly describes the war that believers wage against natural feeling of anguish in their pursuit of endurance and perseverance: “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Deceitfulness of Sin

In our current study of Jonah, it was emphasized that while Jonah identified himself as one who “feared the Lord” to the mariners during the storm (1:9), Jonah was probably self-deceived in his sin of rebellion. Jonah certainly wasn’t walking … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fiery Dart

In the final hours of his life, as John Knox lay on his deathbed, he was in and out of consciousness and was heard groaning while in a restless sleep. When he had awakened, those who accompanied him asked what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment