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We have already learned in Chapter 2 that the principles & practice of religion have a great deal of pleasantness in them; therefore the comfort that attends religion and follows after it cannot but exceed that which is inherent in it and comes with it, for if the work of righteousness be peace, much more is the effect or wages of righteousness peace, Isa 32.17. And therefore we must conclude that they that walk in the ways of God have, or may have, true peace and pleasure; for God has both taken great care for their comfort and given them much cause to be comforted; so that if they do not live easily and pleasantly, it is their own fault. We can prove this with two considerations. First, the God whom we serve has, in general, taken care for our comfort and done enough to convince us that it is His will that we should be comforted in our Christian walk. [We'll consider the second point next week!]
The Rev. James A. La Belle was ordained and installed by the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) as the Pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Cape Cod on Apr 27, 2007. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia in May 2006 with a Master of Divinity. He served four...