Monthly Archives: December 2017

December 31, 2017

“This is it which God expecteth of us, and whereunto he desireth to bring us, that seeing our own emptiness and insufficiency, and the impotency and disability of others to help us, we should in all humility fly to his … Continue reading

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December 30, 2017

“A rich man, who is able to despise in himself whatever there is in him by which pride can be puffed up, is God’s poor man…Such men “confess their poverty with as great humility of spirit, and pray for grace … Continue reading

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December 29, 2017

“Suppose all the vanities and impertinences which have passed through your mind during a devotional exercise were written down and interlined with your petitions, could you have the face to present them to God?”  (John Flavel  1622-1691)

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December 28, 2017

“All afflictions are sharp, and in their own nature killing and deadly.  That any have good from them, is from the grace of God, not from their nature.”  (Joseph Caryl)

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December 27, 2017

“Do not despise ‘the day of small things’.  Do not think that you are too spiritual to stand on such low level.  If you do, you will fall.”  (D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones; 1899-1981)

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December 26, 2017

“A man that is praying should behave himself as if he were entering into the court of heaven, where he sees the Lord upon his throne, surrounded with ten thousand of his angels and saints ministering unto him.”  (Bernard; 1860-1927)

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December 25, 2017

“All who are not united to Christ, planted into Jesus Christ by the Spirit, are under the law and covenant of works.  All are under the curse, and are guilty before God and stand charged with original sin, and with … Continue reading

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