A Walk through Northampton

It’s not often when a family of five with three kids five years and under decide on the spur of the moment, on a crisp Saturday morning in November, to drive nearly two hours for a history lesson. That’s exactly what we did yesterday. And it was completely worth it. Around 8am, my wife, half serious,…

Monday Miscellanies: Future State

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 897. Future State: Immortality of the Soul They which deny that the First Cause of all things, that has regulated and disposed nature and animates the world, is properly an intelligent, voluntary agent, yet can’t deny but that it acts like one, in the highest and most perfect manner…

Monday Miscellanies: Happiness and the End of Creation

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 87. Happiness ‘Tis evident that the end of man’s creation must needs be happiness, from the motive of God’s creating the world, which could be nothing else but his goodness. If it be said that the end of man’s creation might be that He might manifest his power, wisdom,…

Monday Miscellanies: Planets

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 1303. Planets The uncertainty of their being inhabited: That some of the planets are such huge things, so vastly bigger than the globe of the earth, is no certain sign of their being inhabited. This planet we dwell upon may, nevertheless, be as it were elected to infinitely greater…

The Holy Spirit or a Bad Piece of Beef?

Have you ever wondered how to know if something is from the Holy Spirit or something else? You feel something warm inside at a concert or revival meeting. Your church has a wave of emotions come over the congregation at a service. A person says they have a message from God for you. You feel…

Monday Miscellanies: Law

A guest post by Jonathan Edwards 79. Law The natural reason why it is as Romans 7:8 ff. [says], “But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence,” etc. [The] reason why man has the more strong inclination to moral evil when forbidden, is because obedience is submission and subjection,…