Christ, His person & excellencies

To bathe in the ocean of endless bliss!

Posted by on November 21, 2022 at 9:27 am

To bathe in the ocean of endless bliss! J.C.Philpot Psa. 84:5 Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. Psa. 84:6 Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools. Psa. 84:7 They go from strength to strength, every one of them in Zion appeareth before God. Every living […]

He Leadeth Me Beside The Still Water

Posted by on November 17, 2022 at 9:55 am

“He Leadeth Me Beside The Still Waters”   Psalm 23:2      What a gentle word – “leadeth”! Gently, thoughtfully, tenderly, but effectually, the Lord Jesus leads his sheep, like Jacob of old, to the soft, deep, quiet, still waters, as they are able to bear it (Gen. 33:14). He leads me not to the noisy waters of strife, the […]

Lose yourself in the impenetrable tracts of His Glory!

Posted by on October 24, 2022 at 10:22 am

Lose yourself in the impenetrable tracts of His Glory! (John MacDuff, “The Night Watches”) “Before the mountains were brought forth,or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world,even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God” Psalm 90:2 O my soul! Seek to fill yourself with thoughts of the Almighty. Lose yourself in the impenetrable tracts of His Glory! […]

The secret of Spurgeon’s preaching…

Posted by on October 24, 2022 at 10:18 am

The secret of Spurgeon’s preaching…“I take my text and make a bee-line to the cross.” Jesus is The Truth.We believe in Him– not merely in His words. He is the Doctor and the Doctrine,the Revealer and the Revelation,the Illuminator and the Light of Men. He is exalted in every word of truth,because he is its […]

Keep your eyes right — and you may keep your heart right.

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 10:00 am

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity Ps 119:37 Dear friends, do not gaze upon any sin . . .  for looking breeds longing,  and longing begets lusting,  and lusting brings sinning! Keep your eyes right — and you may keep your heart right. If that first woman had not looked upon the forbidden tree and seen “that the tree was good for food, and that […]

Look unto me, and be ye saved,

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 9:57 am

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth:for I am God, and there is none else. Isaiah 45:22 Octavius Winslow A true spiritual beholding of the Lord Jesus, in the great matter of our eternal salvation, requires that we look from every other object that would divide our attention, to Him alone. We must look […]

Coming up from the wilderness

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 9:55 am

Coming up from the wilderness (J. C. Philpot, “Coming up from the Wilderness” 1857) Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved?Song of Solomon 8:5 To come up from the wilderness, is to come up outof OURSELVES; for we are ourselves the wilderness.It is our wilderness heart that makes the worldwhat it is to […]

Who cares for pebbles — when jewels glitter before him?

Posted by on October 17, 2022 at 9:54 am

Who cares for pebbles — when jewels glitter before him? (Charles Spurgeon, “Flowers from a Puritan’s Garden” 1883) “To rule a kingdom, is a nobler matter than to play with marbles.” What, then, is the folly of the worldling’s choice, when he prefers to be contending among men for earthly toys — instead of seeking […]

We Love Him

Posted by on October 11, 2022 at 12:57 pm

“We Love Him” 1 John 4:19 We readily acknowledge that God’s love for us precedes our love for him. “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). His love is without beginning, without cause, without change, […]

WE HAVE AN ADVOCATE

Posted by on October 11, 2022 at 12:55 pm

WE HAVE AN ADVOCATE And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1 John 2:1). This scripture recognises our frail, sinful, human nature. A believer does not love sin, does not excuse nor justify sin, but grieves over sin and desires to be without sin. Yet he owns […]