(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “You shall call His name Jesus–for He shall save His people from their sins!” Matthew 1:21 Jesus! Precious name, how sweet it is! How well it befits Him who bears it–and how glorious is the salvation which He accomplishes! Misery is the natural consequence of sin. Everything that God enjoins […]Read More Sanctifying Grace
“How God can be just and yet justify the ungodly, how he can condemn sin and yet let the sinner go free, how he can declare and manifest his awful righteousness, and yet be righteous in bestowing life on the guilty, how he can magnify the law and make it honorable, while yet its penalty […]Read More Both Just and Justifier
(Thomas Sherman, “Divine Breathings; Or, a Pious Soul Thirsting after Christ”) “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen, and lived in luxury every day.” Luke 16:19 How apt are many at the sight of a rich worldling–to envy him for what he has. But, for my part, I rather […]Read More If this is happiness–then give me misery!
“A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.” Proverbs 16.9Read More Who Directs Who?
(George Lawson, “A Practical Exposition of the Book of Proverbs” 1821) “The wicked will be cut off from the land–and the unfaithful will be torn from it.”Proverbs 2:22 Must not the righteous leave the earth too? Yes! But the earth is a very different thing to the righteous, and to the wicked. To the righteous–this […]Read More Even the Righteous Will Die
Have you ever heard anyone say, ‘God will have to prove that/Himself to me’? The only reason why people think God needs to prove anything to them is because they think God needs them. I have a newsflash for you. God doesn’t need you. God doesn’t need to prove anything to you. God will do […]Read More God Proves Nothing To Anyone
“The reason why God never wrought a miracle to convince an atheist of the divine existence, is that the works of creation and providence are as wondrous as any miracle (Ps. 86:8). If men will not believe the former, neither would they the latter.” –William S. Plumer “Psalms” p. 811 https://stilltheyspeak.wordpress.com/2017/05/19/atheists-and-miracles/Read More Atheists and Miracles
(Arthur Pink) Instead of a river, God often gives us a brook–which may be running today, and dried up tomorrow. Why? To teach us not to rest in our blessings–but in the blesser Himself. “Hold me up–and I shall be safe!” Psalm 119:117 “So do not fear–for I am with you! Do not be dismayed–for […]Read More Depending on the Blesser Not the Blessings
“God is at no loss for means, instruments or agents. Heaven and earth, sea and land, mind and matter are full of them. If there be need, he will send an angel, or a multitude of the heavenly host, and they shall do his work. Jacob saw a ladder reaching from earth to heaven, and […]Read More God Does Not Lack Means
(Octavius Winslow, “The Preciousness of the Divine Promises”) “God has given us His very great and precious promises!” 2 Peter 1:4 The promises of God are the jewelry of the Bible! Every page of the sacred volume is rich and sparkling with these divine assurances of Jehovah’s love, faithfulness, and power towards His people. Upon […]Read More The Promises of God