John’s Word Of Hope

                “One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls full of the seven last plagues came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.”  And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, a showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem,… Continue reading John’s Word Of Hope

Praying For Comfort In Trial

                “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”                                                                                                                                                                 Romans 8:18                 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.  For those God foreknew He also… Continue reading Praying For Comfort In Trial

Approaching The Throne Of Grace

                “Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”                                                                                                                                 Hebrews 4:16                 In recent months a conviction has been growing in my heart and soul.  This is that God is calling His Church to a… Continue reading Approaching The Throne Of Grace

Without Reservation

“Calling His disciples to Him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others.  They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything – all she had to live on.””                                                                                                                                                 Mark 12:43-44 Derek Thomas tells the… Continue reading Without Reservation

Living In Christ

                “I am the true vine, and My Father is the gardener.  He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit He prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.  You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.  Remain in… Continue reading Living In Christ

Nineteenth Century Wisdom

                Today I want to give you an extended quotation from Christ Is All in “Profiles in Reformed Spirituality”.  It is an examination of the piety of Horatius Bonar.  Here quoting from an article entitled “Do You Go to the Prayer Meeting?” in Kelso Tracts Bonar writes,                 “Reader, is there a prayer-meeting in your… Continue reading Nineteenth Century Wisdom

Awake

                “”Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd, against the man who is close to me!”  Declares the LORD Almighty. “Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn My hand against the little ones.  In the whole land,” declares the LORD, “two thirds will be struck down and perish; yet one… Continue reading Awake