The Civil Magistrate Chapter 23
1. God, the supreme Lord and King of all the world, hath ordained civil magistrates, to be, under him, over the people, for his own glory, and the public good: and, to this end, hath armed them with the power of the sword, for the defense and encouragement of them that are good, and for the punishment of evildoers.
Go again seven times.
~ 1 Kings 18:43
Success is certain when the Lord has promised it. Although you may have pleaded month after month without evidence of answer, it is not possible that the Lord should be deaf when his people are earnest in a matter which concerns his glory.
been chosen by God (Ephesians 1:4) and saved by His Grace
(Ephesians 2:8-9). My payment for life and liberty has been satisfied
(because He has redeemed me as His own) (Ephesians 1:7). God has
changed the way He looks at me and deals with me (Romans 5:10) and I have
been freed from the law of sin and death (Romans 3:23-24).
Equipping the Saints
Every Christian deserves to know that this promise is for him. The doctrines of TULIP are the only logical, Biblical explanation of how lost sinners become eternally secure saints.
These devotions are not meant to be read at one sitting, which will explain the many redundancies you will find.
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