The Gospel of the Bible Salvation of sinners is all about the glory of God (Rom 11:36, Col 3:11, 2 Thess 2:14) and it is in this salvation of sinners that all the divine attributes of God are gloriously revealed. The reconciliation of fallen sinners to a Holy God requires the infinitely powerful work of [...]
Are you hungry?
from Spurgeon’s sermon, “BREAD FOR THE HUNGRY” We should come to hear the Word, like baby birds in the nest–
when the mother-bird comes with the worm, they are all
stretching their necks to see which one shall get the food,
for they are all hungry and want it.
And so should hearers be ready to [...]
The “illuminated” Bible? You may read the Bible continuously and yet never learn anything by it, unless it is illuminated by the Spirit. Then the words shine forth like stars. Then the book seems made of gold leaf; every single letter glitters like a diamond. Oh! it is a blessed thing to read an “illuminated Bible” [...]
The Word and the Spirit are so intimately conjoined, that we are scarcely warranted in thinking of the one, without the other. The Word does not operate without the Spirit’s agency—and the Spirit does not work apart from the Word. *It was by the Spirit’s inspiration, that the Word was first given, for “holy men [...]
It is the first book and the best book and the oldest book in all the world. It contains the choicest matter, gives the best instruction, and affords the greatest pleasure and satisfaction that was ever revealed. It contains the best laws and profoundest mysteries that were ever penned. It brings the best of tidings, [...]