Christ, His person & excellencies

I will make darkness light before them

Posted by on April 6, 2021 at 2:27 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 […]

Mine eyes have seen the King

Posted by on March 22, 2021 at 9:53 am

“In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the Seraphim: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. […]

THE SUPREME INVESTITURE

Posted by on March 15, 2021 at 11:43 pm

THE SUPREME INVESTITURE John MacDuff “Remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how He said,” “All power in heaven and in earth is given unto Me!” — Matthew 28:18 What an empire is this! Heaven and earth — the Church militant — the Church triumphant — angels and archangels — saints and seraphs are under […]

Why do we love Him?

Posted by on March 15, 2021 at 11:41 pm

Why do we love Him? Spurgeon, “THE CHURCH’S LOVE TO HER LOVING LORD” Because before this round earth ever was fashioned between the palms of the great Creator- before he had painted the rainbow, or hung out the lights of the sun and moon, Christ’s delights were with us. He foresaw us and he knew […]

The Creator of all worlds in tears!

Posted by on March 15, 2021 at 11:38 pm

The Creator of all worlds in tears! (John MacDuff, “A BOOK FOR THE BEREAVED”) “Lazarus is dead.” John 11:14 “When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who  had come along with her also weeping, He was  deeply moved in spirit and troubled.” John 11:33 “Jesus wept!” John 11:35 Let us turn aside for a […]

THE SAFE REFUGE

Posted by on March 8, 2021 at 12:17 am

THE SAFE REFUGE John MacDuff “And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.” Isaiah 32:2 “A man!” This first word forms the key to the precious […]

He must increase, but I must decrease.”

Posted by on February 28, 2021 at 11:57 pm

He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:30      John the Baptist, the man who was sent to prepare the way of the Lord; the man who our Lord Jesus Christ said was the greatest prophet born of a woman, said: “The Lord Jesus Christ must increase, but I must decrease.” To that, all of God’s […]

The Truth of Thy Salvation

Posted by on February 28, 2021 at 11:56 pm

The Truth of Thy Salvation We come into the presence of God only according to the, “Truth of Thy Salvation” Ps. 69:13. So, what is the truth of God’s salvation? Perhaps the alliteration will give us some hooks on which to hang our thoughts. 1.      God is SOVEREIGN in Salvation. I will have mercy on whom […]

The Glory of God

Posted by on February 28, 2021 at 11:53 pm

The Glory of God – John MacDuff He was as perfect before the birth of time — as He will be when “time shall be no longer!” He was as infinitely glorious when He inhabited the solitudes of immensity alone — as He is now with the songs of angel and archangel sounding in His […]

The gospel of the grace of God

Posted by on February 13, 2021 at 8:16 pm

“The gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 J.C.Philpot What does the word “gospel” signify? Its literal meaning is either “God’s word” or message, or rather, “good news,” or “good tidings,” which is more agreeable to the original. But if it be “good news,” it must be good news of something and to somebody. […]