The Promises of God: A Shield

“He, therefore, teaches us by his example, that as often as we are weighed down by adversity, or involved in very great distress, we ought to meditate upon the promises of God, in which the hope of salvation is held forth to us, so that ending ourselves by this shield, we may break through all the temptations which assail us.” -John Calvin on Psalm 4

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Believe the Word, Not Your Feelings

“Believe God’s word and power more than you believe your own feelings and experiences. Your rock is Christ, and it is not the Rock which ebbs and flows but your sea.” -Samuel Rutherford.”