Counsels to Christian Mothers

COUNSELS TO CHRISTIAN MOTHERS Archibald Alexander (1772 -1851) When I address myself to Christian mothers, I do not mean to intimate non-Christian mothers stand in no need of admonition. Alas! that in a Christian country there should be mothers who have nothing of the spirit of Christ! Young people often promise themselves that they will attend to true religion after … Read More

Sanctification of the Sabbath

Thomas Boston (1676-1732) Excerpts from An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion, with Respect to Faith and Practice, upon the Plan of the Assembly’s Shorter Catechism, Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity, published posthumously in 1773. I come now to show you how the Sabbath is to be sanctified. The Catechism tells us, “It is to be sanctified by a … Read More

Practical Application of the Sabbath

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.” I Corinthians 16:1-2. It is the … Read More

The Change of the Sabbath

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) Excerpts from The Change of the Sabbath “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.” … Read More

The Perpetuity of the Sabbath

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) The Perpetuity of the Sabbath “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.” I Corinthians … Read More