Monthly Archives: April 2017

April 20, 2017

“Cause me to hear thy loving kindness in the morning,  let it engage my thoughts and affections.” Abbot  (1870)  

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April 19, 2017

“Calvinism holds that the fall left man totally unable to do anything meriting salvation, that he is wholly dependent on divine grace for the inception and development of spiritual life.”  Loraine Beottner  (1901-1990)

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April 18, 2017

“An infirmity is this –when the purpose and inclination of the heart is upright, but a man wants strength to perform that purpose; when “the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak’ (Matt. 16:41); when a man can say … Continue reading

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April 17, 2017

“How should our spirits do other than  fail when our Comforter sleeps, when our only friend seems to be our enemy?  Failing of spirit is both a motive which God means to yield unto and to be won by withal; … Continue reading

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April 16, 2017

“So will the soul cry to be heard, and that soon, lest its faith grow faint with delay; and the hiding of God’s face, the denying of his smile of pardon, will press on the spirit like sickness, and weigh … Continue reading

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April 15, 2017

“Now, from this hour, will you not begin to cherish the anticipation of complete deliverance, not hereafter, in old age and in heaven, but now and here?  Not because of your resolutions, or strivings, or agonies, but because you will … Continue reading

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April 14, 2017

“It was thy righteousness that thou didst make the promise, but it is thy faithfulness that thou wilt keep thy promise: and seeing I am certain of thy making it, how can I be doubtful of thy keeping it?  Sir … Continue reading

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April 13, 2017

Psalm 143.  “This wotthy Psalm contains these three things.  First, a confession of his sins.  Secondly, a lamentation over his injuries.  Thirdly, a supplication for temporal deliverance and spiritual graces.”  Archibald Symson  (1790-1847)

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April 12, 2017

The duration of the Satan’s encounters will last until he is destroyed.  He only conspires in sabotage and destruction.  Leaving the evil monster to the will of God is our greatest wisdom.  Should we seek to do battle against them, … Continue reading

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April 11, 2017

“David’s plea, ‘For I am thy servant,’ is no boast of his service, but a magnifying of God’s electing grace.”  Andrew Robert Fausset  (1821-1910)

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