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Again, woke up in a good frame this morning. Had these words in my head; “I dare not trust the sweetest frame, but wholly trust in Jesus’ name.” What a good reminder that it is not my good frames that save, only Christ. This trust in Christ then is what puts me into a good frame, not the other way around.

Read the following in Brainerd, “I saw my sinfulness in this, that when God had withdrawn himself, then, instead of living and dying in pursuit of him, I …” When God is far, let us pursue him with all our might.

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Actual grace for every holy act and duty, is administered unto us according to the promise of the gospel. … Now, although this actual working of grace be not in the power of the wills of men, to make use of or refuse as they see good, but its administration depends merely on the grace and faithfulness of God, yet this I must say, that were it is sought in a due manner by faith and prayer, it is never so restrained from any believer

— John Owen

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