Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 31, 2017

“In thy agony of a troubled conscience, always look upwards unto a gracious God to keep thy soul steady;  for looking downward on thyself thou shalt find nothing but what will increase thy fear, infinite sins, good deeds few, and … Continue reading

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January 30, 2017

“During a past eternity God was alone—self-contained, self-sufficient, in need of nothing.  Had a universe, or angels, or humans been necessary to Him in any way, they also would have been called into existence from all eternity.  Creating them when … Continue reading

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January 29, 2017

“Let the living principles of divine grace be imparted to the soul, and the believer will be raised above dismay at the face of men.”   John Stephen

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January 28, 2017

“One of their greatest perils is, a temptation to use unlawful means for terminating their trials.”  William S. Plumer (1802-1880)

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January 27, 2017

“When the believer questions the power of God, or his interest in it, his joy gusheth out as blood out of a broken vein.”  William Gurnall  (1617-1679)

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January 26, 2017

“See Satan how he pitches his nets and lays his ambushes to induce and persuade us to come into them, what sayeth he?  Dost thou not see thyself forsaken of thy God?  Where are the promises whereunto thou didst trust?  … Continue reading

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January 25, 2017

“The special reason why the believer desires to be freed from the company of the wicked is, because they always tempt the pious by relating the pleasures of the world, which are nothing but fables, filthy, fleeting pleasures, more fallacious … Continue reading

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