Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 8 Q & A 12 Q What special act of providence did God exercise towards man in the estate wherein he was created? A When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the …

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I do spend an hour and a half outside most days walking, but I’m not a huge fan of nature. To say the least. It’s a pretty well-known thing that anyone who knows me has heard about. This article by Scott Martin points out how not experiencing creation on a regular basis cuts a person …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 7 Chapter 4 – Of Creation I It pleased God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, for the manifestation of the glory of His eternal power, wisdom, and goodness, in the beginning, to create, or make of nothing, the world, and all things therein whether visible or invisible, …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 8 Q & A 19 Q What is God’s providence towards the angels? A God by his providence permitted some of the angels, willfully and irrecoverably, to fall into sin and damnation,1 limiting and ordering that, and all their sins, to his own glory;2 and established the rest in …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 6 Q & A 15 Q What is the work of creation? A The work of creation is that wherein God did in the beginning, by the word of his power, make of nothing the world, and all things therein, for himself, within the space of six days, and …

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Sandra McCracken and Sara Groves perform McCracken’s song Dynamite (from her album Desire Like Dynamite). Here’s what McCracken has to say during the song: “Some friends and I went on a pilgrimage to meet Wendell Berry one afternoon and had a conversation with him about life, life living in a city, what does a sustainable …

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