Monthly Archives: November 2017

November 23, 2017

“How unsatisfactory to God must seem the bearing even of the best of us in reference to sin!  Do we really think of it as the object of God’s abhorrence?”  William Garden Blaikie  (1820-1899)

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November 22, 2017

“Let truth be never so clearly held forth, yet (without the power of grace) enemies will not be gained thereby, but they will still jangle and set their wit and parts on work to find out new cavils.”  George Hutcheson … Continue reading

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November 21, 2017

“Is not the reason of our finding so little to praise, to be sought in our having no eyes for his daily miracles?”  (Augustus F. Tholuck; 1856)

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November 20, 2017

“I am anxious, indeed, to be pleasing to God and to be filled with His Spirit; but I am not at all justified, or accounted righteous, by these things.  God, in justifying me, acted wholly and only on Christ’s blood-shedding … Continue reading

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November 19, 2017

“As ploughing prepares the earth for a crop, so afflictions prepare and make us meet for glory.”  (Thomas Watson  1620-1686)

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November 18, 2017

Faithful waiting that looks only to God is like the willow tree, “often shaken and whipped in the wind, but firm at the root.”   (Unknown)

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November 17, 2017

“The Lord God omnipotent reigneth.  His government is exercised over inanimate matter, over the brute beasts, over the children of men, over angels good and evil, and over Satan himself.  No revolving world, no shining of star, no storm, no … Continue reading

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