(Thomas Brooks, "The Golden Key to Open Hidden Treasures") "If anyone would come after Me--he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me." Matthew 16:24 Let the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ, work us into a gracious willingness to embrace sufferings for His sake, and cheerfully and resolutely to take up … Continue reading He Left Heaven!
(Thomas Brooks, "A Word in Season to Suffering Saints") "Covetousness, which is idolatry." Colossians 3:5 Covetousness is explicit idolatry. Covetousness is the darling sin of our nation. Covetousness being idolatry--is highly provoking to God. This leprosy has infected all sorts and ranks of men. Whatever a man loves most and best--that is his god. The … Continue reading Pastors: Do Not Neglect Your Responsibilities
(Thomas Brooks, "The Golden Key to Open Hidden Treasures") "The wicked shall be turned into Hell." Psalm 9:17 That is, "The wicked shall certainly be turned into the nethermost Hell!" Yes, they shall forcibly be turned into the lowest and darkest place in Hell. God will, as it were, with both hands thrust them into … Continue reading In The Very Bowels of Hell
"Whatever is not of faith, is sin." Until men have faith in Christ, their best services are but glorious sins! Thomas Brooks, 1608-1680
(Thomas Brooks) "Avoid every kind of evil!" 1 Thessalonians 5:22 It is our wisest and our safest course to stand at the farthest distance from sin; not to go near the house of the harlot, but to fly from all appearance of evil. "Keep to a path far from her--do not go near the door … Continue reading The Best Course to Prevent Falling Into the Pit!
Pride is a sin which of all sins, makes a person most like Satan. Pride is Satan's disease. Pride is so base a disease, that God had rather see His dearest children to be buffeted by Satan, than that in pride they should be like Satan. Thomas Brooks