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O when will you beware of Satan’s devices?

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Saint Indeed or the Great Work of a Christian in Keeping the Heart in the Several Conditions of Life by John Flavel …Remember how much needless trouble your vain fears have brought upon you formerly: “And hast feared continually because of […]

The angel fetched Peter out of prison, but it was prayer fetched the angel

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Excerpt from All Things for Good (aka A Divine Cordial) by Thomas Watson Get the ebook free here. The prayers of Saints work for good to the godly. The saints pray for all the members of the body mystical, their prayers […]

That glorious right hand which moulded the world can new-create my mind

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. C.H. Spurgeon Morning And Evening (Daily Readings) January 6 Evening Now the hand of the Lord was upon me in the evening. Ezekiel 33:22 In the way of judgment this may be the case, and, if so, be it mine to […]

Cellar of Affliction

Friday, December 16th, 2016

But you must have it both here and there

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

From The Crook In the Lot by Thomas Boston Will nothing please you but two heavens, one here, another hereafter? God has secured one heaven for the saints, one place where they shall get all their will, wish, and desire; where there shall be no weight on them to hold them down; and that is […]

Let it alone

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice. Romans 1:29 There is an old legend that tells of Hercules encountering a strange animal on a narrow road. He struck it with his club and passed along. Soon the animal overtook […]

A Prescription for Anxiety

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Philippians 4:4-9: A Prescription for Anxiety Translation and Comments by Harvey Bluedorn, from the Exegetical Translation (XT), a work in progress. I. Rejoicing in the Lord (4:4-5a) 4 {Keep on} ‡ rejoicing in the Lord at all times. Again I will say, {keep on} ‡ rejoicing! 5 Cause ‡ your gentle-kindness toward all men to […]

Infinite wisdom directs every event

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

John Dagg, 1857 The Lord does whatever pleases Him in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths. Psalm 135:5-6 It should fill us with joy that God’s infinite wisdom guides the affairs of the world. Many of its events are shrouded in darkness and mystery, and inextricable confusion sometimes […]

The dull, and the slow, and the stupid, and the doubting

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

by J.C. Ryle, The Gospel of John Then He said to Thomas: Reach here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach here your hand and put it into My side. John 20:27 We see here, how kind and merciful Christ is to dull and slow believers. Nowhere, perhaps, in all the four Gospels, […]

Mark him down as a proud man

Monday, June 13th, 2016

by Ashton Oxenden The Touchstone of Humility, 1884 One way in which a really humble Christian shows himself, is by having a high opinion of others. Paul says, “In lowliness of mind, let each esteem others better than himself.” “Honor one another above yourselves.” Whenever you see a person who appears to take every opportunity […]

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