Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 21, 2013

“The heart is ever prone to divide its confidence between God and the creature.  This will never do.  We must ‘wait only  upon God.’  ‘He only’ must be our ‘rock,’ our ‘salvation,’ and our ‘defence.’  Then we are frequently tempted … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013

“Go down into your own heart, consider well your thoughts, for this will humble you, it will make you vile in your own eyes.  Consider them in order to humble you, but for all their multitude do not let them … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013

“Looking to God means not dealing with a problem yourself, not consulting other people, but depending entirely upon God, and ‘waiting’ only upon Him.”  (D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones;  1899-1981)

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October 18, 2013

“There is a virtue in the death of Jesus, so precious, so mighty, that it has resistless power with God.”   (Henry Law;  1797-1884)

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October 17, 2013

”To plough the soil is as much a natural action as to eat or drink; yet as all such actions are performed by wicked men for merely selfish purposes, without any regard to God and the general good, they become … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013

“Oh, that we could but convince men and women that a murmuring spirit is a greater evil than any affliction, whatever the affliction.”  (Jeremiah Burroughs;  1599-1646)

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October 15, 2013

“Let every one consider seriously and frequently the infinite odiousness and demerit of his transgressions and his extreme need of union and communion with the Lord Jesus Christ.”  (John Colquhoun;  1748-1827)

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October 14, 2013

“Nor can we conceive of any new determinations arising in the Eternal Mind, or any purposes formed by our Maker, that were not from everlasting, without supposing him defective in knowledge, or mutable in his perfections.”  (Abraham Booth;  1734-1806)

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October 13, 2013

“Angels are called ‘the sons of God,’ and are mighty in power and excellent in created glory; but when they come to be compared with God, it is said they are not pure in his sight; and he charged them … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013

“Every blessing is too good for us to receive if we measure it by our unworthiness; but no blessing is too good for God to give if we judge it by his surpassing excellence.”  (Charles H. Spurgeon;  1834-1892)

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