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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 […]

“I am black, but lovely!”

Posted by on January 11, 2022 at 7:15 am

“I am black, but lovely!”  “I am black, but lovely!” Song of Solomon 1:5 The believer pictures her state. It is a seeming paradox. The extremes of lowliness and greatness are combined. She presents two aspects: deformity and loveliness compose the portrait. “I am black, but lovely!” Blackness is frightful and repulsive. No eye can […]

Such as sit in darkness

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:57 am

“Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.” Psalm 107:10 J.C.Philpot God’s people are here represented not as sitting in death; were they sitting there, they would be dead altogether; but they are sitting in the shadow of death. Observe, death has lost its reality to them; it now can only cast […]

I will make darkness light before them

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:55 am

“I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight.” Isaiah 42:16 J.C.Philpot What is the mind of man–of any man–of your mind, my mind, under affliction? Let him be tried with pain of body, poverty of circumstances, sickness in his family, guilt of conscience, hard bondage in his own soul, without any beam […]

Hitherto!

Posted by on August 11, 2020 at 11:37 am

Hitherto! (Charles Spurgeon) “Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen, and called its name Ebenezer, saying: “Hitherto has the Lord helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:12 The word “hitherto” seems like a hand pointing in the direction of the past. Twenty years or seventy, and yet, “hitherto the Lord has […]

LIGHT IN DARKNESS

Posted by on July 26, 2020 at 3:17 am

LIGHT IN DARKNESS John MacDuff “The Lord went before them by night in a pillar of fire.” Is. 42:16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These […]

If you want to see what sin really is

Posted by on April 26, 2020 at 8:58 am

If you want to see what sin really is (Philpot, “Sin Condemned and Righteousness Fulfilled”) To cast the sinning angels out of heaven; to banish Adam from Paradise; to destroy the old world by a flood; to burn Sodom and Gomorrah with fire from heaven– these examples of God’s displeasure against sin were not sufficient […]

Five Things About Manna

Posted by on April 16, 2019 at 6:42 am

Five Things About MannaExodus 16: 1-31There are five things pictured in the heavenly manna as it is given in figure of Christ the true bread of God. These are things which every believer shall come to know in the sweet experience of grace.First: He will come to see that this true manna was provided by God alone. It […]

THE FIRST FOUR SEALS OF REVELATION 6

Posted by on March 24, 2019 at 9:42 am

THE FIRST FOUR SEALS OF REVELATION 6 The most bizarre nonsense is peddled concerning the book of Revelation but this book is God telling his people that he is in complete control of all things as we see them in the age in which we live. As our Lord Jesus Christ came preaching the Kingdom […]

THE BOOK ON THE HAND OF GOD – Rev 5:1

Posted by on March 24, 2019 at 9:35 am

THE BOOK ON THE HAND OF GOD – Rev 5:1 In (rather, on) the right hand of the eternal God, John saw a book, a book written within and without, bound shut, and sealed with seven seals (vv. 1- 4). This book is the book of God’s eternal decrees. It represents God’s eternal plan and purpose […]