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Posts from October 2015

Help From The Sanctuary

“May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble. May the name of the God of Jacob set you up on high, send you help from the sanctuary, grant you support from Zion.” Psalm 20:1, 2 When the soul has to pass through the trying hour of temptation, it needs help from the sanctuary. All other help leaves the soul just…

Personal, Spiritual, Experimental Knowledge

It is our dim, scanty, and imperfect knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ in His eternal love—and in His grace and glory—which leaves us so often cold, lifeless, and dead in our affections towards Him. If there were more blessed revelations to our soul of the Person and work, grace and glory, beauty and blessedness of the Lord Jesus Christ—it is impossible…

The Sovereign Providence of God

Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked? (Ecclesiastes 7:13) It cannot be questioned but the crook in the lot, considered as a crook, is a penal evil, whatever it is for the matter of it; that is, whether the thing in itself, its immediate cause and occasion, are sinful or not, it is certainly a punishment…

LOOK TO CHRIST-NOT THE LAW

A friend of mine once asked a certain divine in London what he thought of the law as the believer’s only rule of life? He replied, “The believer must look with one eye to Christ, and with the other to the law.” But he brought no more proof from the word of God than this author has, who attempts to prove it…