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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Even the Righteous Will Die

(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 […]

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Sighing For Jesus

(James Smith, “Sighing for Jesus!” 1858) “As the deer pants for streams of water–so my soul pants for you, O God! My soul thirsts for God, for the living God! When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm 42:1-2 I have just been reading of the last days of a true believer, and his […]

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No Matter How Small Our Successes

“Therefore, let us keep trying so that we might continually make some gains in the way of the Lord, and neither let us despair over how small our successes are. For however much our successes fall short of our desire, our efforts aren’t in vain when we are farther along today than yesterday. So let […]

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Day By Day Along the Narrow Way

“Of course, none of us is capable of running swiftly on the right course while we remain in the earthly confinement of our bodies. Indeed, most of us are so oppressed with weakness that we make little progress–staggering, limping, and crawling on the ground. But let us move forward according to the measure of our […]

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Living Differently

Many of us, being biblically saved Christians have noticed that the more we walk along this road, this Ever Narrowing Way, the harder life gets. We notice that God is forever purging, stretching, crushing and working us over in many ways. Why does He do this? In order to conform (or stretch) us into the […]

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