“It is for their perpetual joy that in Christ Jesus ‘are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge,’ Col. 2:3. Admirable is the scheme, devised in fathomless love and immeasurable wisdom, whereby our resources are in another and not in ourselves. ‘For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell,’ Col […]Read More A Never Failing Well-Spring
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) “He who says he abides in Christ, ought himself also so to walk, even as He walked.” 1 John 2:6 It was highly important and desirable that the Lord Jesus should not only describe Christianity in His discourses, but exemplify it in His life and conduct. In Him, we see pure and […]Read More Living as Christ Lived
Originally posted on Amazing Grace :
THE ONLY WAY TO GOD. JOHN XIV. 4—11. “And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. “Thomas saith unto Him, Lord, we know not whither Thou goest; and how can we know the way? “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life:…
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) “How is your Beloved better than others?” Song of Songs 5:9 Does not our Friend as far excel all other friends . . . as Heaven exceeds earth, as eternity exceeds time, as the Creator surpasses His creatures? See all the fullness of the Godhead–dwelling in One who is as meek and […]Read More Better Than Others Is He!
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) I look up to Heaven and there see the blessed and only Potentate, the Creator and Upholder of all things, the infinite and eternal Sovereign of the universe–governing His vast kingdom with uncontrollable power, in a manner perfectly wise and holy and just and good. In this Being, I see my Creator, […]Read More Slighted, Disobeyed, and Dishonored
Originally posted on Christian Praise and Worship in Sermons and Songs:
https://youtu.be/wRvMx8uWaX4 J. S. Bach / O Sacred Head, Now Wounded – Christian Hymn with Lyrics ( Classical Music / Choir ) Christian Hymns playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list… The hymn is based on a long medieval Latin poem, Salve mundi salutare, with stanzas addressing the various parts…
One of the popular devices for trying to accommodate the evolutionary ages of the geologists and astronomers in the creation record of the Bible has been the “gap theory”—also called the “ruin-and-reconstruction” theory. According to this concept, Genesis 1:1 describes the initial creation of the universe. Following this, the standard events of cosmic evolution took […]Read More What is the Gap Theory?
It has come to my attention as of late that Christians, so-called biblically saved Christians, are accepting and embracing what can be termed as Theistic Evolution. A simple definition of this term can be said like this: God used evolution to create everything. Why is this dangerous? Because if you embrace evolution at all, you […]Read More The New Cancer Eating the Bride
My dear Friend, Mrs. Peake. . . In all who truly fear God and believe in His dear Son; in all in whose hearts the blessed Spirit is graciously at work, both to bring down and raise up, lay low in their own eyes and make Christ precious, show the evil of sin, give them […]Read More A Letter By J.C. Philpot (1869) To All Who Seek God
(“Solitude Sweetened” by James Meikle, 1730-1799) Now that I am a father, and know the affection of a parent–would I not defend from every danger–would I not bestow every truly good thing–would I not implore every blessing–on my tender children? Would I not nourish their infant state–correct and educate their childhood–inspect, reprove, and admonish them […]Read More Monsters of Cruelty!