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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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“Hallelujah! The Lord God omnipotent reigns!” Revelation 19:6. Believer! what can better support and sustain you amid the trials of your pilgrimage, than the thought that you have an Omnipotent arm to lean upon? The God with whom you have to do, … Continue reading

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“By the grace of God–I am what I am!” 1 Corinthians 15:10. This is the believer’s eternal confession! Grace found him a rebel against God–it leaves him a son of God! Grace found him wandering at the gates of Hell–it leaves him at the gates of Heaven! Grace devised the scheme of Redemption. Justice never … Continue reading

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“God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.” 2 Corinthians 9:8. All-sufficiency in all things! Believer! Surely you are “thoroughly equipped for every … Continue reading

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“Say to the righteous, that it shall be well with him!” Isaiah 3:10. The human family is divided into a great variety of social and artificial distinctions. But, in the sight of God–there are but two classes, into which the multifarious elements of universal … Continue reading

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