I will heal your backslidings

Posted by on March 1, 2020 at 4:29 am

John MacDuff “I will heal your backslidings.” —Hosea 14:4 Wandering again! And has He not left me to perish? Stumbling and straying on the dark mountains, away from the Shepherd’s eye and the Shepherd’s fold, shall He not leave the erring wanderer to the fruit of his own ways, and his truant heart to go […]

Consider Jesus– Our Paymaster

Posted by on February 28, 2015 at 6:11 am

Consider Jesus– Our Paymaster “He was oppressed.” –Isa. 53:7 The Hebrew word here rendered “oppressed,” signifies to exact, or, to demand payment. It is so rendered in the following passage–”The creditor shall not EXACT of his neighbor, nor of his brother, in the year of release.” The word taskmaster comes from the same root; and […]

All true sanctification

Posted by on February 28, 2015 at 6:06 am

All true sanctification (Octavius Winslow) “Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” Titus 2:14 There is no victory over the indwelling power of sin, and there is no pardon for the guilt of sin, but as the soul deals […]

It was not the nails!

Posted by on February 28, 2015 at 6:03 am

It was not the nails! (J. C. Philpot) “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” Mark 15:34 It was not the nails driven through His hands and feet; it was not the crown of thorns placed upon His brow; it was not the stripes which mangled His back; it was not the languor and […]

No Condemnation

Posted by on October 30, 2011 at 11:29 am

No Condemnation No condemnation? Here we are, unable to do even the good, that, because of the new birth, we desire to do. The new nature desiring to refrain from sin, not wanting to dishonour our Lord, and yet so wicked that we cannot help but commit the vilest evil with our hearts, hands and […]

The Gospel of the Bible

Posted by on July 28, 2011 at 6:01 am

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 […]

Come To God

Posted by on July 16, 2011 at 8:03 am

Come To God Hebrews 7:25 The Bible alone, the Book of Holy Scripture, tells us what salvation is and how it may be obtained. The Scriptures alone are able to make us wise unto salvation. Only in the Bible do we read of God’s mercy, love, and grace toward fallen man. The Word of God […]

Christ Made Sin For Us —2 Corinthians 5:21

Posted by on July 15, 2011 at 7:50 am

Christ Made Sin For Us —    2 Corinthians 5:21 In order to save me, the Lord Jesus Christ was made to be sin for me. The Son of God voluntarily took upon himself that horrible, ugly, vile, ignominious thing which he most hates — sin. O my soul, be forever astonished! The God-man became sin […]