1. Never neglect daily private prayer; and when you pray, remember that God is present, and that He hears your prayers. 2. Never neglect daily private Bible reading; and when you read, remember that God is speaking to you, and that you are to believe and act upon all that He says. 3. Never let a day pass … Continue reading Five Rules For Christians
Just a question from the writer and administrator of this blog (me). If you find this blog helpful, encouraging, strengthening...or whatever, please let me know. I see a lot of views from the most interesting of countries and wonder sometimes if these people from these countries are going on my blog for curiosity's sake or … Continue reading Views and Motives
Only once did God choose a completely sinless preacher. ~Alexander Whyte
We not only need help every day--but every moment! (James Smith, "The Evening Sacrifice; Or, A Help to Devotion" 1859) "Help me, O Lord my God! O save me according to Your mercy." Psalm 109:26 We not only need help every day--but every moment! Our weakness is extreme. Our foes are numerous and mighty. Our duties are difficult and arduous. Our dangers are … Continue reading Every Moment…Lest We Perish!
1. Today, I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I'm working on for my Psychology class. When I asked her to define success in her own words, she said; "Success is when you look back at your life and the memories make you smile." ------------------------------ ---------------------- 2. Today, I asked … Continue reading The Simplest Sermons That Need To Be Remembered
“In all acts of worship let us summon our whole nature to the work; let our intellects know God, our wills choose him, our hearts go out after him, our confidence lean on him, our love delight in him, our tongues praise him, and our hands clap for joy in him. Let us worship him … Continue reading In All Acts of Worship
If chastisement were not necessary (James Smith, "The Evening Sacrifice; Or, A Help to Devotion" 1859) "No chastening seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it." Hebrews 12:11 Afflictions are always painful--and days of affliction are often gloomy. But as we are … Continue reading Chastisement is Necessary
Great tool for your Christian walk!
Pilgrim’s Progress – Puritan John Bunyan / Full Christian Audio Book
1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you, as foreigners and exiles, to abstain from sinful desires, which wage war against your soul.
Matthew 7:13 “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
(Lewis Bayly, "The Practice of Piety" 1611) "For who makes you to differ from another? And what do you have, that you did not receive?" 1 Corinthians 4:7 We are all . . . fashioned from the same mold, hewed out of the same rock, made as it were, of the same cloth --the path of the scissors making the … Continue reading The Practice of Piety
"Christian reader, if you value the health of your soul, cease hearing and quit reading all that is lifeless, unctionless, powerless, no matter what prominent or popular name be attached thereto. Life is too short to waste valuable time on that which does not profit. Ninety-nine out of every hundred of the religious books, booklets, … Continue reading Follow the Scriptures–Not Man!