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Monthly Archives: February 2013

I do and am constantly maintaining both privately and publicly as far as ever the Lord has enabled me the wonders, the glories, the beauties and the preciousness of love. And yet I must be branded as being a man that is an enemy to love. But if by love, these people who brand me as an enemy of love mean that I ought to unite with Arians and Socinians who deny… Read More

“Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.” (Matthew 11:29) ——————– The salvation of a sinner required that the most High Himself (Christ) be brought to the point of being the most low. From the height of all glory, the precious Son became a man. What an act of condescension was displayed in the Word… Read More

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.” (Jeremiah 29:11-12) ——————– God Almighty, who has thoughts of peace and not evil toward His people, has promised that His people shall call upon Him, pray… Read More

“And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.” (Isaiah 12:2) ——————–… Read More

“For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” (1 John 5:7) ——————– The believer takes comfort in knowng that whatsoever God Almighty has purposed to do, He will complete it. An enlightened sinner knows (by faith) that before the world was spoken into existence by the Lord Jesus Christ, the Father, Son, and Spirit, entered into an eternal… Read More

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) ——————– By and large, the more a man begins to see of the awesome holiness and gracious goodness of God Almighty, the more that man wants to close his mouth and behold Christ. Many have thought outward noise is the proof of inward peace, but often that outward… Read More

“Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me: then would I speak, and not fear him; but it is not so with me.” (Job 9:34-35) ——————- It is a shameful thing for a child to talk back (answer or question) a parent. We observe with displeasure the rude behavior of that disrespectful one. This is the reason for the rod of correction that drives rebellion… Read More

This term “particular redemption” is familiar to most, if not all of us. It simply means that the Lord Jesus Christ redeemed a certain number of individuals whom his Father gave Him in the eternal covenant of grace before the world was. He redeemed them by his precious blood. The doctrine of particular redemption is taught throughout the Bible. To deny that it is taught in the Bible would be to deny… Read More

“And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out if his prison. And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.” (Revelation 20:7-8) Satan is bound today by the power of Christ, through the preaching of the gospel (Luke 10:16-20). As… Read More

The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living without any spiritual life;, and to be carnally minded is death: they are without any affection for God, motion towards Him, delight in Him or in His service; and they are dead in law, being condemned in Adam, for judgment by one offence came upon all men to condemnation; and they are under… Read More

“Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.” (Revelation 5:12) ——————– John saw the Lord Jesus Christ as the Lamb slain; as the Lamb in the midst of the throne; as the Lion prevailing; as the Root of David; as the exalted sovereign of all; and everlasting. What John saw concerning him is far beyond our full comprehension,… Read More