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Bulletin Edition April 2020

April 4, 2020

From Spurgeon’s sermon, “HIS NAME — WONDERFUL!” Once upon a time, there came one to my house of a black and terrible aspect. He smote the door; I tried to bolt it- to hold it fast. He smote again and again, till at last he entered, and with a rough voice he summoned me before […]

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For you are my lamp, O Lord

March 28, 2020

“For you are my lamp, O Lord; and the Lord will lighten my darkness.” 2 Samuel 22:29 Octavius Winslow BLESSED Lord! You are my light. Accepted in Your righteousness, I am “clothed with the sun.” Dark in myself, I am light in You. Often have You turned my gloomy night into sunny day. Yes, Lord, […]

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On the gradual increase of gospel illumination

March 28, 2020

John Newton’s Letters On the gradual increase of gospel illumination Dear Sir, The day is now breaking: how beautiful its appearance! how welcome the expectation of the approaching sun! It is this thought makes the dawn agreeable, that it is the presage of a brighter light; otherwise, if we expect no more day than it […]

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Salvation by Grace!

March 28, 2020

Salvation by Grace! by Spurgeon- No sinner will ever come to Christ apart from the quickening, enlightening, drawing, converting power of the Holy Spirit, supernaturally exercised upon the conscience and heart. Until grace comes into our souls we have no heart for the things of God. We may be fussily religious so far as to […]

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We must be taught of God

March 28, 2020

We must be taught of God “No man can come to Me, except the Father who sent Me draws him.” John 6:44 Four things are absolutely necessary to be experimentally known and felt before we can arrive at any saving or sanctifying knowledge of the truth— 1. Divine light in the understanding. 2. Spiritual faith […]

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In the great mirror of eternity!

March 28, 2020

In the great mirror of eternity! (John MacDuff, “The Faithful Promiser”) “You do not realize now what I am doing — but you will understand hereafter.” John 13:7 As the natural sun sometimes sinks in clouds — so, occasionally, the Christian who has a bright rising, and a brighter meridian, sets in gloom. It is […]

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The sins and slips of the saints?

March 28, 2020

The sins and slips of the saints?-JCP The Scriptures faithfully recordthe falls of believers . . .the drunkenness of Noah,the incest of Lot,the unbelief of Abraham,the peevishness of Moses,the adultery of David,the idolatry of Solomon,the pride of Hezekiah,the cowardice of Mark andthe cursing and swearing of Peter. But why has the Holy Spirit left on […]

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Bulletin Edition March 2020

March 28, 2020

The sins and slips of the saints?-JCP The Scriptures faithfully record the falls of believers . . . the drunkenness of Noah, the incest of Lot, the unbelief of Abraham, the peevishness of Moses, the adultery of David, the idolatry of Solomon, the pride of Hezekiah, the cowardice of Mark and the cursing and swearing […]

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Bulletin Edition March 2020

March 22, 2020

The Christian Journey. Life is a journey, often a short one, and always uncertain. But there is another journey. The believer is traveling through a waste howling wilderness, to another and a glorious region, where ineffable delight and happiness await us. The road is narrow, the entrance strait, so strait that thousands miss it and […]

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Confirming the souls of the disciples

March 15, 2020

J.C.Philpot “Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” Acts 14:22 The very word “confirm” implies that the souls of Christ’s disciples need strengthening. If there were no temptations to try, no sharp sorrows to grieve, […]

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