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Your work is not yet done

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

“Every Day” Author unknown, 1872 You have not yet come to the rest and the inheritance which the Lord your God is giving you. –Deuteronomy 12:9 These words were addressed to the people of Israel in reference to their entrance into Canaan. A better rest and a more glorious inheritance are in reserve for the […]

So far as we attain to this, we are secure from disappointment

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

One of the greatest privileges and brightest ornaments of our profession is a sweet acquiescence in the Lord’s will, founded in a persuasion of His wisdom, holiness, sovereignty and goodness. So far as we attain to this, we are secure from disappointment. Our own limited views and short-sighted purposes and desires may be, and will […]

One of the secrets of a happy and beautiful life

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

by J.R. Miller As your days, so shall your strength be. Deuteronomy 33:25 One of the secrets of happy and beautiful life, is to live one day at a time. Really, we never have anything to do any day, but the bit of God’s will for that day. If we do that well we have […]

Repentance is a flower which does not grow in nature’s garden

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) DEVICE 5: TO PRESENT GOD TO THE SOUL AS ONE MADE UP ALL OF MERCY Oh! says Satan, you need not make such a matter of sin, you need not be so fearful of sin, not so unwilling to sin; for God […]

I have been grieved by several letters directed to Doctor Newton

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Letters of John Newton Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the worst. 1 Timothy 1:15 Dear Sir, I have been grieved by several letters directed to Doctor Newton. I beg you to inform my friends in Scotland, that if any letters come to me addressed to Doctor Newton, […]

Though sin dwells in the regenerate, yet it does not reign over the regenerate

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) DEVICE 4: By presenting to the soul the best men’s sins, and by hiding from the soul their virtues:… as by setting before the soul the adultery of David, the pride of Hezekiah, the impatience of Job, the drunkenness of Noah, the […]

It is but a very little sin that you stick so at

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) DEVICE 2: BY PAINTING SIN WITH VIRTUE’S COLORS. Satan knows that if he would present sin in its own nature and dress, the soul would rather fly from it than yield to it; and therefore he presents it unto us, not in […]

The weak mind is irritated at a little

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Morning And Evening by C.H. Spurgeon Evening The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power. –Nahum 1:3 Jehovah “is slow to anger.” When mercy cometh into the world she driveth winged steeds; the axles of her chariot-wheels are red hot with speed; but when wrath goeth forth, it toileth on with tardy footsteps, […]

Sin so bewitches the soul

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) CHAPTER 1: THE PROOF OF THE POINT Satan has snares for the wise and snares for the simple; snares for hypocrites, and snares for the upright; snares for generous souls, and snares for timorous souls; snares for the rich, and snares for […]

He is but a Christian in title only, who has not personal experience of Satan’s stratagems

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Quotes from Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices by Thomas Brooks (1608 – 1680) A WORD TO THE READER First, You must know that every man cannot be excellent, yet every man may be useful. An iron key may unlock the door with a golden treasure behind it; yes, iron can do some things that gold […]

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