We may force our Lord to punish us, but we will never have to force him to love us. That’s his nature.
This article describes the process of sanctification. There are also counterfeits of sanctification, which include moral value and superstitious belief. The article then touches on why sanctification is necessary, the signs of true sanctification, encouragements for sanctification, and how to attain sanctification.
Sanctification: An Article
What is sanctification? Are there any counterfeits to sanctification? How do I become aware of God's work of sanctification in my life? These are some of the questions that the article deals with. In addition, the article also investigates the necessity of sanctification as well as how such it may be pursued.
He may look on death with joy, who can look on forgiveness with faith.
Faith must not be built upon works, but works must be built upon faith.
Faith alone justifies, but justifying faith is not alone.
We are not free from God's anger as a father, but free from God’s anger as a judge.
There is a difference between fearing God, and being afraid of God; the Godly fear God as a child does his father, the wicked are afraid of God as the prisoner is of a judge.
Eternity to the godly is a day that has no sunset; eternity to the wicked is a night that has no sunrise.
The devil baits his hook with religion.
Since God has a Son of his own – and such a Son! – how wonderful God’s love in adopting us! We needed a Father, but he did not need sons.
Catechetical preaching serves to ground and settle the Christian in doctrine. The author of this article maintains that the Catechism serves as a foundation for our faith.
Love and Understanding
Toleration is the grave of reformation. By toleration we adopt other men's sins, and make them our own.
Thus it is in hell: The wicked shall be always dying but never dead.
Repentance and faith are both humbling graces; by repentance a man abhors himself, by faith he goes out of himself