Soul Idolatry

November 24, 2010 | Categories: Church Blog, Front Page Gallery, and Puritans. Tags: David Clarkson, desire, idolatry, and worldliness.

“Every reigning lust is an idol, and every person in whom it reigns is an idolater. ‘The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, and the pride of life.’ These are the three great idols of humanity. We are quick to prostrate our souls before them, and give to them that which is due only to God.”
David Clarkson
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Don’t Desire The World

September 18, 2010 | Categories: Church Blog, Front Page Gallery, and Puritans. Tags: desire, Jeremiah Burroughs, and worldliness.

“God did not cast us out of paradise to seek another paradise in the world. This world is troublesome, and yet it is loved; what would it be to you if it were free of trouble? You embrace the world, though it is filthy; what would you do if it were beautiful? Only heaven is above the winds, storms, tempests.” “Do not love the world or the things in the world” (1Jn.2:15).

Jeremiah Burroughs