A.W. Pink: “Many of those who are paid to stand in our pulpits and defend the Truth of God are now the very ones who are engaged in sowing the seeds of unbelief and destroying the faith of those to whom they minister.” HT: http://calvinisticquotes.blogspot.ca/2013/08/the-seeds-of-unbelief.htmlRead More PASTORS AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITY
C.H. Spurgeon, Morning & Evening, February 10: “I know how to abound.” Philippians 4:12 There are many who know “how to be abased” who have not learned “how to abound.” When they are set upon the top of a pinnacle their heads grow dizzy, and they are ready to fall. The Christian far oftener disgraces […]Read More How To Be Full
The Puritans tell a story of a woman convinced of sin on her death-bed, who lived near Cambridge, who was visited by several ministers, all of whom had great skill in comforting seeking souls. When five or six of them had spoken gently and comfortingly to her, she opened her eyes upon them with a glare, and all […]Read More HELL IS PREPARED FOR YOU
Grumble, Grumble In Exodus 15, the Israelites camped by the springs of Elim for several weeks, lingering under the palm trees and taking long drinks of cool water. Then it was time to move on. They were on a spiritual journey—a pilgrimage that reveals the pattern of the Christian life. The spiritual geography of Israel’s […]Read More Are You Discontented with God?
“The Christian life is a pilgrimage. (Heb. 4:1). The figure here is not of a race as some suppose, but of a journey through the wilderness. To bring that pilgrimage to a happy end, take these directions: A. When the pillar of cloud stands still, stand thou still; when it moves, move thou. Eye God’s […]Read More Advice for the Pilgrim
“The greatest (and most honest) saints have always confessed that they had to walk through many valleys with no sense of God’s presence. [But] just because you feel that God is absent doesn’t mean He actually is. Just because you can’t track His footprints doesn’t mean He’s not walking beside you. If you’re a believer, […]Read More No Sense of God’s Presence
There are many things about Puritan/Reformed theology I whole-heartedly agree with, but keeping the Sabbath is not one of them. This is a good article to explain my position on this issue. In Colossians 2:16-17, the apostle Paul declares, “Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard […]Read More Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?
“So numerous are the dangers which surround us, that we could not stand a single moment, if his eye did not watch over our preservation. But the true security for a happy life lies in being persuaded that we are under divine government.” ~John Calvin https://paddlingupcreek.wordpress.com/2016/05/25/the-true-security-for-a-happy-life/Read More If He Wasn’t Watching…