John Owen

Struggling with “Struggling with” Sin

December 3, 2012 Devotional Mundane
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by Beverly Chao Berrus I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had with a dear sister where I’ve said something like this: “I’m really struggling with contentment in motherhood these days.” When I say that, what I actually mean is this: “There’s this specific sin in my life that I give into almost every […]

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Comfort in All Seasons

October 20, 2012 Devotional Mundane
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One of the Holy Spirit’s “jobs” is to comfort the saints. One of the ways he does this is by communicating God’s love. Here’s a brief meditation from John Owen on this subject: “The Holy Spirit pours out the love of God into our hearts (Rom. 5:5). That is, the love of God for us, […]

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On killing your sin

July 27, 2012 Devotional Mundane

J.I. Packer wrote this in his introduction to John Owen’s book on putting sin to death: “I owe more, I think, to John Owen than to any other theologian, ancient or modern, and I am sure I owe more to his little book on mortification than to anything else he wrote.” In this compelling 9-minute […]

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