The Temporary Lives of Man

“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 […]

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Little Sins?

(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 […]

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Our Suffering Isn’t Forever

(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 […]

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Do You Fear God?

(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! […]

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Mistranslations of the Words “Father” & “Son” in Bibles for Muslims – Open Letter from an Arab Pastor

Originally posted on jesaja 66:2:
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…

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He Knows What We Are Made Of

“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 […]

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