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To Ponder:

“When the Comforter comes . . . He will testify about Me.” John 15:26. He shall testify to My person as self-existent Jehovah. He shall bear witness to My work as the perfect sin-atoner. He shall testify of My grace, how free it is, how full it is. … Continue reading

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“You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in Your presence, with eternal pleasures at Your right hand!” Psalm 16:11. True happiness is not to be found in this life. It is a flower … Continue reading

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 “My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15. Every event is under Divine control. Nothing is left to ‘chance’. The hand of God is in all that occurs: directing, overruling, and sanctifying everything to our good and His glory. He appointed … Continue reading

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C. H. Spurgeon on Sickness   I venture to say that the greatest earthly blessing that God can give to any of us is health–with the exception of sickness. Sickness has frequently been of more use to the saints of God than health has. … Continue reading

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“Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ.” Philippians 1:27. We profess a difference between ourselves and the unsaved, as radical as that between light and darkness, and almost as wide as that between Heaven and Hell. But in … Continue reading

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 As we wait to return to public worship consider this quote from an article by Dr. Joey Pipa:  Twelve reasons to demonstrate that public worship is more important than private: 1. The Lord is more glorified by public worship than … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Christ is one of the great foundation-stones of the Christian religion. In practical importance, it is second only to the crucifixion. The chapter we have now begun, directs our mind to the evidence of the resurrection. It contains unanswerable … Continue reading

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Summary of Psalm 84: The Psalmist complains that nothing proved to him a source of greater distress than his being prevented from coming to the tabernacle, and his being banished from the assembly of the saints, where God was called … Continue reading

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“Just as a parent disciplines a child, the LORD your God disciplines you for your own good.” Deuteronomy 8:5. “I have refined you in the furnace of suffering.” Isaiah 48:10. I can truly say of everything I have ever tasted in this world … Continue reading

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“The Lord does whatever pleases Him, throughout all heaven and earth, and on the seas and in their depths.” Psalm 135:6. How blessed that elementary truth: “The Lord reigns!” To know that there is no chance or accident with God; that He decrees … Continue reading

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