Tag Archives: Samuel Johnson

Fasting Prep: the Best of Intentions

Purity of Intentions The morality of an action depends on the motive from which we act.  If I fling half a crown to a beggar with intention to break his head, and he picks it up and buys victuals with … Continue reading

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Mercy: God’s Greatest Gift to Mankind

Mercy of God The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy . . . For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. As far … Continue reading

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Spiritual Exercises to Strengthen Our Faith (5/5)

Spiritual Exercises (10-12)  . . . exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.  [1 Timothy … Continue reading

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