Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 21, 2012

“They who are of faith’ are plainly those who are expecting justification by faith and not of works; who are not working that they may obtain the favour of God as a meritorious reward, but who are believing that ‘God … Continue reading

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January 20, 2012

“Taking counsel in the soul will drive us in every direction and cause us to surmise things that are so alien to the truth of God that once enlightened, we will shutter at such wild extremes.  Yet, is not this … Continue reading

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January 19, 2012

“The excellency of the Scriptures, and the wisdom of their Divine Author, are to be seen in what they conceal and keep back, as well as in what they reveal and bring forward.”  (Thomas McCrie; 1772-1835)

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January 18, 2012

“God seems to go quite across and work in a contrary way: when He intends the greatest mercies to His people He first usually brings them into very low conditions.”  (Jeremiah Burroughs; 1599-1646)

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January 17, 2012

“The wages that sin bargains with the sinner are life, pleasure and profit; but the wages it pays him with are death, torment, and destruction.  He that would understand the falsehood and deceit of sin, must compare its promises and … Continue reading

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January 16, 2012

“As with the Master, so with the servants:  witness the calumnies and the reviling that from the time of Joseph’s accusation by his mistress till the present day, have been the lot of God’s people.”  (Michael Ayguan  1340-1416)

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January 15, 2012

In these names, Lord and Jesus Christ’s divinity and humanity blend.  He whom we trust is both God and Man.  As God alone, we could never have known Him.  As Man alone, He could never have saved us.  (William Graham … Continue reading

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January 14, 2012

(Col. 1: 12, 13). “By reading these verses, we become vastly aware that it was Jesus Christ who delivered us from the power of darkness.  That carries with it a reigning ability which supersedes anything prior to the coming of … Continue reading

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January 13, 2012

“Jesus Christ suffered all things for the elect’s sake that He might reconcile them to God.  Divine judgment could not be abated.  Full payment which would meet the approval of God was necessary.  In Christ alone was such a thing … Continue reading

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January 12, 2012

“If anything could be imagined which was to be added in time to the blessedness of the intercourse which the Godhead eternally enjoyed, none would have suggested  that it was to be sinful depraved fallen man. Truly, the election of … Continue reading

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