Author-Thomas Brooks

The free love and favor of God

Posted by on August 24, 2013 at 10:07 am

The free love and favor of God, and His unspeakable goodness and mercy manifested in Jesus Christ to poor sinners—is the very spring and fountain of all evangelical sorrow. Nothing breaks the heart of a poor sinner like the sight of God’s free love in Christ, the Redeemer. A man cannot seriously look upon the […]

Perpetual fuel to the flames of hell!

Posted by on November 13, 2011 at 11:19 am

Perpetual fuel to the flames of hell! (Thomas Brooks, “London’s Lamentations” 1670) Our earthly fire destroys and consumes whatever is cast into it. It turns all combustibles into ashes. But the fire of hell is not of that nature. The fire of hell consumes nothing which is cast into it. It rages—but it does not consume or destroy […]

Redeemed (Thomas Brooks, “Paradise Opened” 1675)

Posted by on July 16, 2011 at 8:46 am

Redeemed (Thomas Brooks, “Paradise Opened” 1675) “For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers.” 1 Pet. 1:18 Christ redeems us from all sin—and from all the consequences of sin. He endured the wrath of God […]

The covenant of grace

Posted by on July 15, 2011 at 12:55 am

(Thomas Brooks, “Paradise Opened” 1675) “He has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure. Will He not bring to fruition my salvation and grant me my every desire?” 2 Samuel 23:5 All mankind would have been eternally lost—had God not, of His own free grace and mercy, made a new covenant with […]