The Morning Devotional for February 16, 2023
The Westminster Confession of Faith 5.5

V. The most wise, righteous, and gracious God doth oftentimes leave for a season his own children to manifold temptations and the corruption of their own hearts, to chastise them for their former sins, or to discover unto them the hidden strength of corruption and deceitfulness of their hearts, that they be humbled;a and to raise them to a more close and constant dependence for their support unto himself, and to make them more watchful against all future occasions of sin, and for sundry other just and holy ends.b

a. 2 Sam 24:12 Chr 32:25-2631. • b. Psa 73 throughout; Psa 77:1-1012Mark 14:66-72 with John 21:15-172 Cor 12:7-9.

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