Tag Archives: William Law

Piety pi: From the Silent Pulpit to the Pious Pew (2/2)

From the Silent Pulpit to the Pious Pew  This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but … Continue reading

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Divine Friendship: In a Relationship of Dependence & Trust

True and Eternal Friendship And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called God’s friend. [James 2:23 (NIV)]. The majesty and glory of God are awe-inspiring. His … Continue reading

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High-tech Holiness: Dining with God & Technology (2/2)

Diet, Technology & Pavlov All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled. [Ecclesiastes 6:7] Technology has transformed no part of our life more than eating. From early morning to late night, food is now … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving of Tranquility: Prayer, Praise and Gratitude

Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Praise      … [As] Jesus … was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”      … Continue reading

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Bipolar Piety: Thankfulness and Remorse (2/2)

Thankfulness & Remorse True thankfulness in one’s heart is manifested through the conviction and acknowledgment that all bounties are from God, and then ordering one’s life accordingly. One can thank God verbally and through one’s daily life only if personally … Continue reading

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Bipolar Piety – Thanking God & Repenting (1/2)

Bipolar Piety For [thus it is with most men:] when the waves engulf them like shadows [of death], they call unto God, sincere [at that moment] in their faith in Him alone: but as soon as He has brought them … Continue reading

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Trust, Faith and Self-reliance: Can We Trust Ourselves?

  Can We Trust Ourselves? Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. [Proverbs 3:5]. Can we always have trust that we are being truthful to ourselves? For most of us, our desires, … Continue reading

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Mystical Experience: The Divine Presence

  Divine Presence So a man must be penetrated with the divine presence, and be shaped through and through with the shape of the God he loves, and be present in him, so that God’s presence may shine out to … Continue reading

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