Tag «Jesus Christ»

Christmas is a Good Day to Forgive

Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest,And on earth peace among menwith whom He is pleased.” A Christmas letter has this sentence, referring to some things that had not gone quite right: “There have been mistakes—but this is a good time of year to forget them.” That is part of the teaching of Christmas—to …

Safe In The Saviors Arms

“He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in His arms,” Mark 9:36 This picture of “Jesus with the little one in His arms” is very beautiful. In all the Bible there is scarcely another picture which so well represents the attitude both of the saved soul and of the …

The Golden Rule

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you. Matthew 7:12 Jesus here lays down a general principle for our guidance in all doubtful questions between man and man. We are not to deal with others as others deal with us. This is mere selfishness and heathenism. We are to …

A Model for Giving Thanks

1 Chronicles 16:8-36Oh give thanks to the Lord, call upon His name;Make known His deeds among the peoples.9 Sing to Him, sing praises to Him;Speak of all His wonders.10 Glory in His holy name;Let the heart of those who seek the Lord be glad. This is one big celebration. They had a wonderful meal and …

A Triune Trust

Who are you trusting in? This… Or A Triune God! Spurgeon asks “On whom dost thou trust?” “I trust,” says the Christian, “a triune God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. I trust the Father, believing that he has chosen me from before the foundations of the world; I trust him as my father, to care for …

The Hope Of Our Calling Is…

I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with …

Worship is…

Praise is really the chief object of all public acts of worship. We all need to examine ourselves at this point. We must remember that the primary purpose of worship is to give praise and thanksgiving to God. Worship should be of the mind and of the heart. It does not merely mean repeating certain …

Sweet Grace

“Remember how the Lord your God led you through the wilderness for forty years, to humble you.” Deut. 8:2 We learn humility by a deep discovery of what we are; by an opening up of . . . the corruption, the weakness, the wickedness, of our fallen nature. The Lord’s way of teaching His people …

A Nation Under God?

Watch and listen to this monumental sermon preached last Sunday, as Pastor John MacArthur opens with these words… The church of Jesus Christ of course is the assembly of His followers, that’s why we’re here, we follow Him. The message that the Lord has laid upon my heart this morning will be a sobering message. …

What is Selfishness?

Who are you that everything should happen just as you wish? Should the weather be fine simply because you want it to be so when a thousand fields are gasping for rain? Should you have the channels of trade turned in your direction when, if that were the case, scores of others would be beggared? …