Posts from July 2014

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Envying the Wicked

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“Do you account him a happy man, who is condemned to die–because he has a plentiful allowance until his execution?  Do you account him a happy man, who makes a fair show abroad–while at home he is pinched with poverty and misery?  Do you account him a happy man, who revels in all kinds of […]

The Greatest Danger is From Within!

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“A garrison is not free from danger, while it has an enemy lodged within!” You may bolt all your doors, and fasten all your windows–but if the thieves have placed even a little child within doors who can draw the bolts for them–the house is still unprotected.  All the sea outside a ship cannot do […]

Receiving the Gospel Only As the Word of Men

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“For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe”–I Thess. 2:13 Let us then look […]

The Star of the Show

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Today’s Christianity is man-centered, not God-centered. God is made to wait patiently, even respectfully, on the whims of men. The image of God currently popular, is that of a distracted Father, struggling in heart-broken desperation to get people to accept a Savior of whom they feel no need, and in whom they have very little […]