Be Aware of What You Read

(Horatius Bonar, “Follow the Lamb” 1861) “They are more desirable than gold–yes, than much fine gold! Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb. Moreover, by them Your servant is warned. In keeping them there is great reward!” Psalm 19:10-11 The Christian has discovered one book truer and more precious than all the […]

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When Someone Dies…

“We need not waste our time in finding out the immediate causes of death. The will of God is cause enough. Nor is it difficult for him to bring it to pass. He ‘turns man to destruction’ by a word, (Ps. 90:3). He says, ‘I kill and I make alive,’ (Deut. 32:39. The righteous would […]

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Food For Poor Devils and Deprecate Worms

(Christopher Love, “Hell’s Terror!” 1618-1651) “Every living thing that moved on the earth perished–birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind!” Genesis7:21 “Then the Lord rained down fire and burning sulfur from the sky on Sodom and Gomorrah. He utterly destroyed them, along with the other cities and […]

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Religion Without Theology

“He who would have religion without theology would build a house without a foundation. The nature of God is the sole, solid ground on which to base our hopes for eternity, or our systems of morality. Let us not curiously pry into the inscrutable things of God. They are high as heaven, what can we […]

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Sanctifying Grace

(“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 […]

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Both Just and Justifier

“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 […]

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