The Called / the Church/worship

His secret power and influence

Posted by on April 17, 2024 at 11:05 pm

His secret power and influence J.C.Philpot “No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.” John 6:44 “The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying,Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love:therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” Jeremiah 31:3 […]

Promise and Call

Posted by on April 8, 2024 at 4:53 am

Promise and Call “The PROMISE is unto you and to your children, and to all that are a far off, even as many as the Lord our God shall CALL.” Acts 2:39.      Both the promises of God and the call of God are necessary for his glory and for our salvation. The promises of God, without […]

Circumcision of the Heart

Posted by on March 6, 2022 at 6:26 am

Circumcision of the Heart      Physical circumcision is the cutting away of flesh. Religious circumcision is when men either cut out of their lives fleshly pleasures, or look to fleshly things in hopes of earning favor with God. It is man’s desire to make a fair show in the flesh to avoid suffering persecution for […]

“We Will Be Glad And Rejoice In Thee”

Posted by on January 11, 2022 at 7:17 am

“We Will Be Glad And Rejoice In Thee”     Song of Solomon 1:4 Another year is dawning. We who are the children of the living God will not open the gates of the new year in sorrow and mourning. We will sing unto our God. With joy in our hearts and gladness in our […]

The most important aspect of a believer’s life is public worship

Posted by on May 17, 2021 at 4:26 am

The most important aspect of a believer’s life is public worship – the worship of God in the assembly of his saints, collectively singing his praise, calling upon him in prayer, and hearing the exposition of his Word by the preaching of the gospel.  ~Don Fortner

Who makes you different from anyone else?

Posted by on November 17, 2020 at 10:26 am

Who makes you different from anyone else? (Charles Spurgeon) “Who maketh thee to differ from another?  What hast thou, that thou did’t not receive?  And if thou dids’t receive it, why dost thou boast as if thou hads’t not received it?” 1 Corinthians 4:7 It is grace—free sovereign grace, which has made you to differ! […]

One perfect sweet!

Posted by on July 11, 2020 at 11:10 pm

One perfect sweet! (The following is by Spurgeon) “You are fairer than the children of men.” Psalm 45:2 The entire person of Jesus is but as one gem, and his life is all along but one impression of the seal. He is altogether complete; not only in his several parts, but as a gracious all-glorious […]


Posted by on October 7, 2019 at 6:36 am

WHERE IS THE WISE? Clay Curtis 1 Corinthians 1: 19: For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent. 20: Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom […]


Posted by on June 16, 2019 at 9:45 am

THE OUTCOMERomans 10: 15:…as it is written, how beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! With these words Christ foretold the outcome that he would produce in the heart of each of his saints by calling us through the means of preaching (Is 52: 6-8) In […]


Posted by on May 9, 2019 at 12:09 pm

NOT FAR BUT NOT INMark 12: 34: And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, he said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God. The charge Christ has given his pastors is “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is […]