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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Brethren, The Time is Short!

(James Smith, “Refreshment for the Savior’s Flock at Eventide!” 1871) “Brethren, the time is short!” 1 Corinthians 7:29 Our time below is brief and uncertain–and therefore very precious. Let us employ it, so as to improve it. Let us live for God and eternity! The time is short–oh, who can tell How short his time […]

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You Would Do Well To Believe In Him

Colossians 1. 12-19 12 [k]Giving thanks unto the [l]Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the Saints in [m]light, 13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son, 14 [n]In whom we have redemption through his blood, that is, the […]

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Why Should I Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?

It is a fairly well-established fact that Jesus Christ was publicly executed in Judea in the 1st Century A.D., under Pontius Pilate, by means of crucifixion, at the behest of the Jewish Sanhedrin. The non-Christian historical accounts of Flavius Josephus, Cornelius Tacitus, Lucian of Samosata, Maimonides and even the Jewish Sanhedrin corroborate the early Christian […]

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Only Jesus

“In every sense of the term Christ sanctifies his people; he expiates their sins, he sets them apart to a holy use, and by his word and Spirit and providence he makes their natures holy (Hebrews 2:11). He is made unto them wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption (1 Cor. 1:30). Sanctification in every […]

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