Treasures of Grace

Puritan Sabbath

May 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am
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  Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? Henry Bullinger on the Sabbath (Part 2) Posted on May 13, 2014, by Jon English Lee *This post is the latest in a series looking at the Sabbath. Previous posts include:Pre-Puritan Sabbatarians? Henry Bullinger on the Sabbath (Part 1),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church (Part 3), Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 2),  Where is the Sabbath in the Early Church? (Part 1), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (Part 2), Ecclesiological Implications of the Sabbath (part 1), Sabbath Typology and Eschatological Rest, Paul and the Sabbath,  Jesus and the Sabbath,  The Sabbath and the Decalogue in the [...]

“We have no reason to fear death” by Richard Sibbes

May 24, 2014 @ 12:00 am
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  “We have no reason to fear death” by Richard Sibbes “Why should we fear death, that is but a passage to Christ? It is but a grim sergeant that lets us into a glorious palace, that strikes off our bolts, that takes off our rags, that we may be clothed with better robes, that ends all our misery, and is the beginning of all our happiness. Why should we therefore be afraid of death? it is but a departure to a better condition? It is but as Jordan to the children of Israel, by which they passed to Canaan. It [...]