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“If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24. Let the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ, work us into a gracious willingness to embrace sufferings for His sake, … Continue reading

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All plenitude is in Christ, to answer all the needs of His people. In Christ dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, that out of His fullness I may receive all spiritual blessings! Have I destroyed myself by sin? … Continue reading

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“The first person to whom he showed himself alive after the resurrection was a weeping woman who had no greater claim upon him than any simple penitent sinner has. No eye except that of the angels had as yet rested … Continue reading

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“How is your Beloved better than others?” Song of Songs 5:9. Does not our Friend as far excel all other friends as Heaven exceeds earth, as eternity exceeds time, as the Creator surpassesHis creatures? See all the fullness of the … Continue reading

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Sinclair Ferguson, The Holy Spirit “[The disciples] feared that they would know less of Christ and that their…intimacy would come to an end when he departed from them. Now he taught them that in fact they would know him better … Continue reading

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He does as He pleases! “For the Lord Almighty has purposed–and who can thwart Him? His hand is stretched out–and who can turn it back?” Isaiah 14:27. To say that God is sovereign, is to declare that He is the … Continue reading

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“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose!” Romans 8:28. There is no attribute of God more comforting to His children than that of God’s sovereignty. Under … Continue reading

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“Repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” Luke 24:47. It is very affecting that the first offers of grace should be made to those who, of all people in the world–had done Him the … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Christianity Eighteen centuries ago the apostle Paul forewarned us, “The time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to … Continue reading

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We may bring our bodies to the preaching of the Word with ease—but not our hearts, without offering violence to ourselves. When we come to the Word preached, we come to a business of the highest importance, therefore should stir … Continue reading

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