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John 15:8-16:4, Suffering and Falling Away

BlackCalvinist/ November 5, 2011/ Featured Articles/ 0 comments

A few weeks back while prepping to teach alongside Mike (Expositor) at Fourth Friday Fundamentals, this passage rocked me a bit (in a good way): 18 “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. 19 If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world,

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CSF: The Fruit of Affliction – One

BlackCalvinist/ January 14, 2010/ Edification and Growth/ 0 comments

From John Piper’s book The Hidden Smile of God: The afflictions of John Bunyan gave us The Pilgrim’s Progress. The afflictions of William Cowper gave us “ThereIs a Fountain Filled with Blood” and “God Moves in a Mysterious Way.” And the afflictions of David Brainerd gave us a published Diarythat has mobilized more missionaries than any other similar work. The

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