Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 20, 2016

“Watcheth for his heart.  The Lord identifies Himself with the cause of those who trust in Him.”  James G. Murphy  (1808-1896)

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June 19, 2016

“I have sinned;” and as in the parable, the Father’s heart moved toward his prodigal son when he was yet a long way off, so David found that his Father was ready to forgive—“I said, I will confess.’ And “thou … Continue reading

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June 18, 2016

“Grace is that which God implants in the heart against great opposition of enemies, great opposition from the corruption of the heart, and from Satan and the world.”  Jonathan Edwards  (1703-1758)

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June 17, 2016

“True repentance, which is an evangelical contrition of heart and a fixed resolution of spirit to turn from all sin to God, is wrought in the soul by the Spirit of Christ.”  John Colquhoun  (1748-1827)

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June 16, 2016

“Pollution is much more readily given and taken than purity.  One drop of filth will defile a vase of water, many drops of water will not purify a vase of filth.  ‘Evil communication will corrupt good manners.”  Thomas V. Moore … Continue reading

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June 15, 2016

“Prayer keeps the heart open to God, and shut to sin; it assuages the intemperate hearts and swelling of lust.”  Thomas Watson  (1620-1686)

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June 14, 2016

“What are these earnest blessings—this abiding confidence, but his own work in us?  And can the Lord “forsake the work of his own hands?”  (Psalms 138:8)  Sooner should heaven and earth pass, than the faithful engagements of the gospel be … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016

“Here are two things said of the disposition of a man’s mind by nature.  First, it cannot be subject; and second, it is enmity.”  Thomas Goodwin  (1600-1679)

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June 12, 2016

“The Psalmist adds a striking figure to illustrate how easily God can overthrow the machinations of our enemies, comparing them to smoke which vanishes away when blown upon by the wind, or wax which melts before the fire.”  Psalm 68:2  … Continue reading

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June 11, 2016

“It is Antichrist that is speaking to us, and exhorting us to proud independence.  Self-will is the essence of anti-christian religion.  Self-will is the root of bitterness, that springs up in the churches these days.  And it is not from … Continue reading

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