Monthly Archives: November 2017

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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November 16, 2017

“Let us then remember our way and where we are, and keep our garments girt up, for we walk amidst thorns and briers which, if we let them down, will entangled and stop us, and possibly tear our garments.”  Robert … Continue reading

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November 15, 2017

You will find also that objections urged against God’s sovereignty and man’s helplessness are just different manifestations of human pride – the pride into which Satan tempted Adam; “Ye shall be as gods,” and into which all his offspring have … Continue reading

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November 14, 2017

The sojourning of the Son of God on earth is the chief event which adorns the records of time and enlivens the history of the world.”  (John Fawcett  1740-1817)

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November 13, 2017

“How little tenderness of conscience we show, how little burning desire to be kept from the accursed thing!  And when we turn to our opponents and see sin in them, instead of being grieved, we fall on them savagely to … Continue reading

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November 12, 2017

To desire ease is to embrace a deadly enemy.  Who that knows his own heart will not feel it a matter, not of congratulation, but of deep and anxious prayer – ‘In all time of our wealth-Good Lord, deliver us?’  … Continue reading

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November 11, 2017

“Many corrupt and erroneous doctrines do eminently exalt the creature in its merit, free-will, liberty to dispose of its actions and to the manifest, depriving of God the glory of grace, dominion, and sovereignty to the abasing of Christ, his … Continue reading

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