Perseverence / trials – of Believers

Proof of Spiritual Life

Posted by admin on July 30, 2018 at 2:31 am

Proof of Spiritual Life Joe Terrell “Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.” ~Malachi 3:1 A believer [...]

All of Grace

Posted by admin on April 16, 2018 at 12:17 pm

All of Grace “But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace.”(Galatians 1:15 ) Saved sinners find the thought and experience of grace so overwhelmingly wonderful that they never get over it. Grace is the constant theme of their talk and their prayers. In times past [...]

Satan’s Grief = The Children Of God

Posted by admin on September 25, 2017 at 2:03 am

Satan’s Grief = The Children Of God Tommy Robbins “The more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel.” Exodus 1:12 As Satan and the world is no match for God, neither is sin and Satan a victor over the children of God – [...]

God’s People Are a Broken People

Posted by admin on July 12, 2017 at 7:23 am

God’s People Are a Broken People “The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit” (Psalm 34:18). A broken heart, a contrite spirit and a subdued will are rare things. In this day of human rights, everyone extols the imaginary dignity of man, [...]

The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away

Posted by admin on July 12, 2017 at 7:22 am

The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away Last Sunday I pointed to the fact that when we really believe the above statement and are confident that by the providence, power, and purpose of God “all things work together” for our good and His glory, it keeps us from blaming others, from bitterness, and [...]

Your suffering

Posted by admin on July 12, 2017 at 7:22 am

Believer, did you awake this morning with the weight of everyone under your influence on your shoulders?  What a heavy load to bear: sick loved ones, erring loved ones, lost loved ones, along with all your own trouble and heartache, sin and sorrow?  Perhaps the thought has crossed your mind, “How did it all come [...]

A mystery to yourself

Posted by admin on October 4, 2016 at 10:36 am

A mystery to yourself “I find then, the law that, to me, while I desire to do good, evil is present.” Romans 7:21 Are you not often a mystery to yourself? Warm one moment— cold the next! Abasing yourself one hour—exalting yourself the following! Loving the world, full of it, steeped up to your head in [...]

NO MORE CURSE

Posted by admin on November 10, 2015 at 12:47 am

Revelation 22:3 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him. And there shall be. . . It is the delight of the believer, on the authority of the word of God, to think on what shall be. [...]

All trials, all temptations, all strippings, all emptyings

Posted by admin on October 24, 2015 at 9:53 am

All trials, all temptations, all strippings, all emptyings The very trials and afflictions, and the sore temptations through which God’s family pass, all eventually endear Christ to them. And depend upon it, if you are a child of God, you will sooner or later, in your travels through this wilderness, find your need of Jesus as “able [...]

And they came to Elim

Posted by admin on October 24, 2015 at 9:42 am

“And they came to Elim, where were twelve wells of water, and threescore and ten palm trees; and they encamped there by the waters.” Exodus 15:27 A great wilderness lay between Israel and Canaan; a vast unfriendly, harsh land that stretched out before them across which they could not survive without the presence and power of [...]