(“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 […]Read More Sanctifying Grace
“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
(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 […]Read More Brethren, The Time is Short!
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 […]Read More You Would Do Well To Believe In Him
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 […]Read More Why Should I Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?
“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 […]Read More Only Jesus
“What is the reason that men are so half-hearted in seeking Christ? Why are they so soon deterred, and checked, and discouraged in drawing near to God? The answer is short and simple. They do not feel sufficiently their own sins. They are not thoroughly convinced of the plague of their own hearts, and the […]Read More Being Convinced of Your Sinful Heart