Monthly Archives: January 2021

January 19, 2021

“Hallowed be Thy Name.  That this petition stands first warns us against self-seeking in prayer.  We are not to begin with our own wants, not even our spiritual wants; not with ourselves at all, but with God.”  Alfred Plummer; 1841-1926)

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January 18, 2021

“The existence of God is the greatest of mysteries.  Neither man nor angel can comprehend it.  There must be heights and depths in the Infinite that can never be measured by the finite.”  James Madison Pendleton  (1811-1891)

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January 17, 2021

“It is not ours to resolve all difficulties in our understanding of God’s ways with men.”  John Murray  (1898-1975)

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January 16, 2021

“Not only were we unable to bring ourselves into the faith but we cannot continue in it without divine strength.  Because of our proneness to apostatize, the strength of our spiritual enemies and the evil of the world in which … Continue reading

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January 15, 2021

“Not only were we unable to bring ourselves into the faith but we cannot continue in it without divine strength.  Because of our proneness to apostatize, due to the subtlety and strength of our spiritual enemies and the evil of … Continue reading

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January 14, 2021

“No sooner are the eyes of a sinner’s understanding opened than he begins to see the exceeding sinfulness of sin in his heart and life.  He sees his innumerable provocations, and discerns that malignity in sin which he never saw … Continue reading

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January 13, 2021

“I was born for nothing but repentance.”  Tertullian (160-240)

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January 12, 2021

“If we open our mouths to God in prayer, he will fill them more and more with suitable petitions and arguments.  When we attempt to open the mouth, God will open it still wider.”  Benjamin Beddome  (1717-1795)

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January 11, 2021

“It is a comfort to see that God’s power works effectually and irresistibly the very same power as wrought in Christ to raise Him from the dead.”  Thomas Goodwin  (1600-1679)

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January 10, 2021

“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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