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Glory To God

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“Let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen.”—Psalm 72:19 There was a time when every star was bright; when all space was filled with loveliness, when holiness, purity, and happiness, were like a robe which mantled the entire creation. This world itself was once fair and lovely—so fair and lovely that …

God’s Motive In Creation

“And all the trees of the field shall know that I, Jehovah, have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish. I, Jehovah, have spoken and have done it.”—Ezekiel 17:29 Can your minds fly back to the time when …

How to Please God

…Charles Spurgeon Sermons Hebrews 11:6And without faith it is impossible to please Him,for he who comes to God must believe that He isand that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. I see two things in the text, the personwho comes to God, first, believes that Heexists, and second, that God rewards thosewho …

You Fret and Worry

“Who are you that…have feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?” Isaiah 51:12-13 In their imagination, there are rivers in their way and they are anxious to know how they shall wade through them, or swim …

Life Is Very Short

…but a great deal may be done. While I admonish you to remember the certainty, let me urge you to reflect upon the uncertainty of it, as far as you are concerned. You may live another twenty, thirty, or forty years–or you may not live as many seconds! You may be spared for the next …

Arminians Can’t Pray About Free Will

and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have life. John 5:40 But I tell you what will be the best proof of that; it is the great fact that you never did meet a Christian in your life who ever said he came to Christ without Christ coming to him. …

God’s Sovereign Grace

The power which saves a sinner is not the power of man. The power of man must die, for its only use is to stand out as far as it is able against the power of God; for the carnal mind is enmity against God, and is not reconciled to God, neither indeed can be. …

Grace and the Substitutionary Work of Jesus

“But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.” Acts 15:11 Peter would give no countenance to such false prophets! No, he would faithfully testify that man is dead in sin, and life’s a gift–that man is lost–utterly fallen and undone. He speaks in his …

The Sweet Pillow of God’s Providence

Cheer up, then, heir of grace! What is thy trial? Has providence brought it upon thee? If so, unerring wisdom will deliver thee from it. What is it thou art now exercised upon? As truly as thou art alive, God will remove it. Dost thou think God’s cloudy pillar would ever lead thee to a …

Being Bold For Christ

Any man’s tongue is swift in telling good things, at least it ought to be, or where else is humanity? We are glad enough to tell you glad tidings of good things, but he that is to be useful must be willing to speak unpleasant things. Brothers and Sisters, are you ready when you meet …