Meditation on Heaven

The differences between this world, and that which I am going to 1. This world is God’s footstool.  That is his throne. 2. Here are his works of inferior nature and of grace.  There he shineth forth in perfect glory. 3. Here is gross, receptive matter moved in...

Set Your Mind on Things Above

“The differences between this world, and that which I am going to” 1. This world is God’s footstool.  That is his throne. 2. Here are his works of inferior nature and of grace.  There he shineth forth in perfect glory. 3. Here is gross, receptive matter moved in...

The Early Christians

They live in their own countries, but only as aliens; they participate in everything as citizens, and endure everything as foreigners. Every foreign country is their fatherland, and every fatherland is foreign. They marry like everyone else, and have children, but...

Ten Marks of a Flesh Pleaser

The signs of a flesh-pleaser or sensualist are these: 1. When a man in his desire to please his appetite, does not do it with a view to a higher end, that is to say to the preparing himself for the service of God; but does it only for the delight itself. (Of course no...