“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!
Mark 3 21 [p]And when his [q]kinsfolks (His family) heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said that he was beside himself (was mad). 22 ¶ And the Scribes which came down from Jerusalem, said, He hath Beelzebub, and through the prince of the devils he casteth out devils. 23 But he […]Read More What Think Ye of Him?
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 […]Read More Living Differently
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) “O my people, listen to the words of the LORD! Have I been like a desert to Israel? Have I been to them a land of darkness? Why then do my people say: We are lords! We don’t need Him anymore!” Jeremiah 2:31 If men are indeed independent of God–then it may […]Read More Who Needs God? We All Do!
by Charles Leiter of Lake Road Chapel on April 5, 2017 Some say a “God of love could never punish people eternally in hell.” Well beloved, Jesus talked about eternal torment, darkness, and weeping. We dare not soften up on the reality of hell and allow our minds to let the spirit of the age come […]Read More Don’t Soften the Reality of Hell
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) “God is angry with the wicked every day!” Psalm 7:11 Do you ask why He is angry? I answer: He is angry to see rational, immortal and accountable beings–spending twenty, forty, or sixty years in trifling and sin; serving numerous idols, lusts, and vanities, and living as if death were an eternal […]Read More Why He is Angry?
(Edward Payson, 1783-1827) What is it that you wish for? My unconverted friends, I will tell you what you wish for. You wish to live as you please here on earth, to disobey your Creator, to neglect your Savior, and to fulfill the desires of the flesh and of the mind. And at death, you […]Read More What is it that you wish for?
A Sentimental Jesus that Does Not Save Because of neglect of Scripture, men and women, who have no biblical understanding of the exalted Christ, conger up a sentimental Jesus in their dark and depraved minds. Their Jesus never rebukes their critical spirit, confronts their pride, defies their worldliness or discomforts their selfishness. He is a […]Read More THE DEMON IN DISGUISE