Posts from April 2013

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Reckless Words

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“There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is health”  Prov. 12:18 Some people boast of their honesty and frankness, just because they “say what they think,” flinging out the words right and left as they come, no matter where they strike, or whom they wound. Do […]

The Satisfaction of Christ

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“The blood of Jesus Christ cleanseth us from all sin.”  I John 1:7   The satisfaction of Christ is as sufficient for the removal of the greatest guilt as the least.  All the sins of those who truly come to God for mercy, let them be what they will, are satisfied for.  If God is […]

The Evil of Sin

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“For this hast thou chosen rather than affliction”  (Elihu accusing Job of choosing iniquity rather than affliction in Job 36:21) My principal business is to charge men’s consciences with the evil of their sin and show to them how much evil there is in sin.  All men are afraid of afflictions and troubled at affliction, […]

Holiness–Part 2

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Can holiness save us?  Can holiness put away sin, cover iniquities, make satisfaction for transgressions, pay our debt to God?  No:  not a whit….The white robe which Jesus offers, and faith puts on must be our only righteousness; the name of Christ our only confidence; the Lamb’s Book of Life our only title to heaven. […]

Holiness–Part 1

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“Without holiness, no man shall see the Lord”–Hebrews 12:14 The text which heads this page opens up a subject of deep importance.  That subject is practical holiness.  It suggests a question which demands the attention of all professing Christians:  Are we holy?  Shall we see the Lord?  I ask to be heard today about this […]

Entertainment and the Church

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…when many of His (Christ’s) disciples turned away because of the searching nature of His preaching, I do not find there was any attempt to increase a diminished congregation by resorting to something more pleasant to the flesh.  I do not hear Him saying, “We must keep up the gatherings at any cost!  So run […]

Testing Our Amusements

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II Tim. 3:4-5  “Lovers of pleasure-rather than lovers of God; having a form of Godliness but denying its power” Is the love of pleasure and amusement growing on you–gaining the power and authority over you?  It is dulling the keenness of your zest for spiritual pleasures?  Is it making Bible study, prayer, communion with Christ […]