[In reference to the temptation in the garden:] “God is a liar,” (Satan) says. “He has deceived you, taken your freedom, and restricted your joy.” Satan’s lie is still the same today: “You can be free. Do whatever you want. It is your life. There are no divine laws; no absolute authority; and above all,… Continue reading Believing The Lie
We care so much for the people around us. We want so badly for them to have a better life. To have enough. There are so many who don’t. By natural extension we worry about their afterlife. We want people to miss hell. It would be so horrible for anyone to go there–especially after having… Continue reading Only The Cross
It is absurd to imagine that God should justify a people and not sanctify them, He should justify a people whom He could not glorify. Thomas Watson Holiness appeared to me to be of a sweet, pleasant, charming, serene, calm nature; which brought an inexpressible purity, brightness, peacefulness, and ravishment to the soul. In other… Continue reading Holiness: Thoughts Past and Present
In the year 1854 a sailing vessel was becalmed in the vicinity of New Guinea. Seeing the distressed look on the captain’s face as he peered intently into the sea, a young Englishman inquired as to the cause of his anxiety. This was the reply: “A four-knot current is carrying us swiftly toward some sunken… Continue reading Praying For Wind
An evil is in the professed camp of the Lord, so gross in its impudence, that the most shortsighted Christian can hardly fail to notice it. During the past few years this evil has developed at an alarming rate. It has worked like leaven until the whole lump ferments! The devil has seldom done a… Continue reading Feeding Sheep Or Amusing Goats? by Charles Spurgeon
If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. (Matthew 16:24-25) If God has called you to be truly like Jesus in all your… Continue reading Others May, You Cannot by G. D. Watson
Do we weep? O, brother, do we weep? With bitter tears over hearts sold out to sin, do we weep? Do we ache? For hearts broken by Satan’s devices, do we ache? Does it keep us up at night? O, sister, can you sleep when souls are dying? Do we cry? Do we see the… Continue reading Do We Weep?