Monthly Archives: August 2012

August 21, 2012

“As to the first cause of salvation, the Scripture shows that God alone is its author, who, moved by His infinite goodness, has entirely prepared, procured, and accomplished the satisfaction of His justice and the purchase of immortality by sending … Continue reading

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August 20, 2012

“The believer is continually to look forward, and solace himself with beholding that day, when his warfare shall be accomplished; when sin and sorrow shall be no more; when sudden and everlasting confusion shall cover the enemies of righteousness; when … Continue reading

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August 19, 2012

“The believing soul is convinced of its own weakness and helplessness, and inability to resist its enemies, its insufficiency to keep itself, and so commits itself to Christ, that He would be its keeper.”  Jonathan Edwards  (1703-1758)

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August 18, 2012

“The saints are want to leave their hearts with him overnight, that they may find them with him in the morning.  Before earthly things break in upon us, and we receive impressions from abroad, it is good to season the … Continue reading

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August 17, 2012

“As for God, his way is perfect…The law of the Lord is perfect…The testimony of the Lord is sure… The statutes of the Lord are right…The commandment of the Lord is pure…The fear of the Lord is clean…The judgments of … Continue reading

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August 16, 2012

“Whenever we lose sight of God’s great end in all things—His own glory—we fall into a wrong track.”  Horatius Bonar (1808-1890)

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August 15, 2012

“Even in the midst of holy things, somewhat of stain, or spot, or wrinkle will stick to us!”  (Barton Bouchier; 1794-1865)

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August 14, 2012

“The attributes of God’s grace, mercy, goodness, and clemency shine forth in nothing so much as in pardoning sins.”  (Nathanael Hardy; 1618-1670)

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August 13, 2012

“No sooner are the eyes of a sinner’s understanding opened than he begins to see the exceeding sinfulness of sin in his heart and life.  He sees his innumerable provocations, and discerns that malignity in sin which he never saw … Continue reading

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August 12, 2012

“It is not so much the weeping eye God respects as the broken heart; yet I would be loath to stop their tears who can weep.  God stood looking on Hezekiah’s tears (Isaiah 38:5)”.  (Thomas Watson;  1620-1686)

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