“Man is like grass: we ought not to be startled at anything reminding us of our own frailty and mortality. All scripture and all history teach us that though man flourish as a flower for a moment, still he must soon wither like the grass. Blessed is he who habitually needs not to be reminded […]Read More The Temporary Lives of Man
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Why Do Bad Things Happen? – Charles Spurgeon Sermon 2 Samuel 14:29 Then Absalom sent for Joab in order to send him to the king, but Joab refused to come to him. So he sent a second time, but he refused to come. 30…
(Ralph Venning, “The Plague of Plagues!” 1669) Beware of such sins as the world calls little sins! They say: “What harm is there in an innocent lie?” Alas, what a contradiction this is! Can a lie be innocent? One says, “Oh, it is only a trick of youth!” Yes, but it is such a trick […]Read More Little Sins?
(John Newton’s Letters) “Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows.” John 16:33 Every step we take, brings us nearer to our Father’s house! We shall soon be at Home–where the wicked cannot trouble, and where the weary are at rest. How wisely the Lord varies His dispensations! They are not all painful–lest […]Read More Our Suffering Isn’t Forever
I used to think that it was the mom who had the hardest job in the world, but after having four kids, and the responsibilities I have in providing, guiding, protecting and disciplining, I know that it is I and those Dads that take their job seriously, who have the hardest job. Truly, in a […]Read More Being a Dad: The Hardest Job in the World
by Asahel Nettleton on June 16, 2017 | Topic: Repentance Asahel Nettelton’s feelings were often severely tried by the unwise counsel which some professing Christians were in the habit of giving to awakened sinners. He has been heard to say, that he recognized more evil from this source, than from all the opposition of public enemies […]Read More Examples of Unwise Counsel to Awakened Sinners
(Edward Griffin, 1770-1837) “Let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” 2 Corinthians 7:1 “How can a young man keep his way pure?” Psalm 119:9 Let the fear of God always be before your eyes. This will hold you back from a thousand evils! […]Read More Do You Fear God?
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Insider Movement Translations and Gospel Messages To the Church of Jesus Christ around the world, We write to you about an urgent and important situation with which we need your help: About us: We are Arabic-speaking evangelical pastors and leaders. We desire to see Jesus Christ glorified and the gospel preached…
“For He knows what we are made of, how we are formed, He knows our frame, He is mindful, remembers that we are dust. This knowledge of God embraces our contitutional temperament, the feebleness of our understanding, the strength of our fears, the shattered state of our nerves, the violence of temptations, our readiness to […]Read More He Knows What We Are Made Of
The fact is, God does not need our power–but our weakness. He does not need our greatness–but our nothingness. ~Charles SpurgeonRead More God Doesn’t Need Us