His Pleasure and Honor

“God never made use of any creatures because he had the least need of them, or the least help by them, but partly because it is his pleasure; he uses them because he will use them:  It is his pleasure ‘by the foolishness of the preaching to save them that believe,’ 1 Cor. 1:21; not that he has the least aid from preachers. So it is his pleasure by food and sleep to preserve man’s life; not that he has any help from them: ‘Thy visitation preserves my spirit,’ Job 10:12.  Partly from his own honour. Hereby he magnifies his sovereignty, and shows his dominion over all his creatures, that they are all at his beck, and he can with a stamp of his foot, or a glance of his eye, or a hiss of his mouth, call them from the uttermost parts of the world, to execute his command.”  –George Swinnock “Works of George Swinnock” Vol. 4, p. 443

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About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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