Monday, November 09, 2015

The Grace of Faith

When we say, “I wouldn’t do this or that to save my soul,” we’re speaking in a jocular fashion. I dare say those who use that phrase have not given any real thought to the literal meaning of their words. They are not making any kind of statement about their souls. They are simply using a popular expression.

But in the seventeenth century, the church and people in the wider culture were very much concerned with the salvation of the human soul. Read more

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