Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 24, 2017

“Let no appearing impossibilities make you question God’s accomplishment of any of his gracious words.  Though you cannot see how the thing can be done, ‘tis enough, if God has said that he will do it…Though the valleys be so … Continue reading

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October 23, 2017

“The Lord doth not always time his answers to the swiftness of his people’s expectations.”  (Thomas Brooks  1608-1680)

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October 22, 2017

“We give them an ear in public, and in a cold, formal way stop conscience’s mouth with some religious performances in private, and no more; but to have deep and frequent thoughts, and to be ravished in the meditation of … Continue reading

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October 21, 2017

What is essential is a daily emptying  of self, a crucifying, and a killing of the flesh, which results in the denial of our own ambitions and being completely submissive to the God of heaven and earth.  This, to say … Continue reading

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October 20, 2017

“He condescended to become a servant and debtor to the law that He might become our substitute.  He paid a life of privation and disgrace, suffered the contradiction of sinners against Himself, and finally laid down His own life, paid … Continue reading

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October 19, 2017

“Hold thee still”  “And this is the hardest precept that is given to man; insomuch that the most difficult precept of action sinks into nothing when compared with this command to inaction.”  (Jerome; 347-420)

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October 18, 2017

Confessions force and bind the conscience of the believer, subjecting him to doctrines of men rather than to the Word of God only.  (Herman Hoeksema; 1886-1965)

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