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“Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.” (1 Peter 1:5) ——————– This side of death, we shall never...

“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...

“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...

“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...

The believer has the TRUTH of God’s word as his whole hope and absolute assurance: 1) He is absolutely sure that God the Father chose him, in Christ, unto salvation before...

“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...

“For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.” (1st Thessalonians 5:2) ——————– A true believer does not desire to know more...

“That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.” (1 Corinthians 1:31) ——————– Who deserves the glory in the redemption of sinners? The world believes...

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:” (John 10:27) ——————– Many hear the gospel of free grace in Christ and believe it not. The reason...

There is, without a doubt, no clearer picture of the blessing of God Almighty (by imputation) to an unworthy rebel than the blessing of Jacob by his father Isaac. Jacob had...

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) ——————– Of all of the things spoken concerning man’s salvation,...

“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...

“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...

“But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and...

“And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by...

“Then the fire of the LORD fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.”...

“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow,...

Any man that has faithfully preached the Gospel of God’s wonderful and marvelous grace (found only in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ) has probably been accused of being an...

The hearing of the gospel is vital to a man’s salvation. Faith, the gift of God, comes through the hearing of this glorious good news of God’s purpose to redeem those...

Death — a fate that all men will someday face. Though the mention of death usually has a sound of sadness about it, there are some truths about death that are...

When considering the lowly place of the Messiah’s abode at birth, a manger speaks volumes. It was the picture of Christ associating Himself with the lowly of heart. Here the Son...

Even with all the turmoil, confusion, lusts, and wanderings of a sinner, one thing is certain — no war exists between redeemed sons of Adam and God Almighty. Not even a...

There is much talk in religious circles today about coming to Christ. Men speak on this topic as if this coming was nothing more than going down to the local drug...

“He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob.” (Numbers 23:21) ——————– To say that Almighty God does not behold iniquity in the sense of His omniscience would be a slight against His...

There is, within the mind set of natural reasoning, the idea that somehow a difference exist between “doctrinal” preaching, and “practical” teaching. The natural mind obviously thinks that doctrinal preaching is...

“We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?” (Song of Solomon 8:8) ——————–...

“…thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.” (Song of Solomon 7:4) ——————– Graced (by the Holy Ghost) with true faith, the bride of Christ is divinely...

One hardly has to look long before finding a place where a group of people consistently meets as they say, “in the name of God.” With all the different doctrines being...

“How beautiful are thy feet with shoes, O prince’s daughter!”   (Song of Solomon 7:1)  ——————– The bride (the church of Christ) is described by Christ the Bridegroom as being beautiful....

“I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is...

The carnal heart is easily satisfied with ritual, form, music, or any other stimuli that feeds the emotion. While we would never doubt that it is impossible to be separated from...

“A Psalm. O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.” (Psalm 98:1) ——————–...

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to...

“As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold:...

“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) ——————–...

“But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:3)...

Matthew 27:15 Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. Matthew 27:16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas....

“Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood…” (Romans 3:25) ——————– Men have always tried to earn peace. Pagan belief was that the gods must...

Of all utterances made concerning sinful man, there is one that stands alone in the security of a sinner’s hope … He “whose heart the Lord opened.” This heart, which is...

“…I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.” (Psalm 40:1) Without Christ, true Godly patience is incomprehensible. When by grace the sinner is shown...

“Deliver me from all my transgressions…” (Psalm 39:8) ——————– For an enlightened son of Adam, the longing of his renewed heart is for deliverance from that which is his nature —...

“When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled…” (John 11:33) Unbelievers, both during His presence on...

To the Lord Jesus His bride shall forever be altogether lovely for her robe is woven gloriously of His imputed righteousness. How fair is her look of love toward Him with...

“Thou hast ravished my heart, my sister, my spouse…” (Song of Solomon 4:9) ——————– Indescribably precious is the love of Christ for His bride – the believer. We know that is...

“I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.” (Song of Solomon 1:5) ——————– The bride of Christ knows something...

“The song of songs, which is Solomon’s.” (Song of Solomon 1:1) ——————– Christ is the totality of all that is good, lovely, and right. Concerning his goodness, there is no boundary....

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” (2 Timothy 4:7) ——————– To speak of fighting as being “good” seems at first to...

There is a promise from God’s word that all believers will be tried in the furnace of adversity. “Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.”...

“I have overthrown some of you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, and ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith...

“The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.” (Ecclesiastes 10:15) ——————– Men today boast of great accomplishments for the...