Category: John Flavel

“Keep Those You Have Given Me”

They are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name …so that they may be one as we are one.—John 17:11 This Scripture contains the first preparation of Christ for death, where he sets his house in order, prays for his people, and blesses them before he dies. ((John Flavel, “Of Christ’s Humiliation unto Death, in His First Preparative Act for It,” sermon 20 ...


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A Puritan Compass That Leads To Doctrinal Truth

John FlavelSometimes it's just easy to loose sight of the forest through the trees, and so it is with the teachings of the bible as well.From the quill of the 17th century Puritan John Flavel, comes this excellent one-paragraph summary of the bible. It's "old truth" that we can use as a compass, in evaluating modern methods and movements:"Whatever religion or doctrine condones or makes allowances for sin is not of Christ. The Doctrine of ...


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A Puritan Compass That Leads To Doctrinal Truth

John FlavelSometimes it's just easy to loose sight of the forest through the trees, and so it is with the teachings of the bible as well.From the quill of the 17th century Puritan John Flavel, comes this excellent one-paragraph summary of the bible. It's "old truth" that we can use as a compass, in evaluating modern methods and movements:"Whatever religion or doctrine condones or makes allowances for sin is not of Christ. The Doctrine of ...


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