John Flavel on Troubles

John Flavel on Troubles “It would much conduce to the settlement of your heart, to consider that by fretting and discontent you do yourself more injury than all your afflictions could do. Your own discontent is that which arms your troubles with a sting; you make your burden heavy by struggling under it. Did you…

Identity, Ruminations, Idolatry, and Prayer

Identity, Ruminations, Idolatry, and Prayer by Curt Wildy A hyper-active brain, I’ve always had one. Constant ruminations, ideations, a nigh obsessive (if not outright obsessive) need to research, analyse, and vet everything that interests me sums up the workings of this mind of mine. Some people hoard junk, collectibles, money… I covet and hoard both…

Tell Me Then… Who, or What, Makes You Different?

Tell Me Then… Who, or What, Makes You Different? Curt Wildy 1 Corinthians 4:7 [KJV] “For who maketh thee to differ [from another]? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive [it], why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received [it]?” 1 Corinthians 4:7 [LITV] “For who…

How to Get the Most from Reading Your Bible by Thomas Watson

How to Get the Most from Reading Your Bible by Thomas Watson 1. Remove hindrances. (a) remove the love of every sin (b) remove the distracting concerns of this world, especially covetousness [Matt. 13:22] (c) Don’t make jokes with and out of Scripture. 2. Prepare your heart. [1 Sam. 7:3] Do this by: (a) collecting…

Hymn: Trust and Obey

Thank God, that where we fall short, the blood of Christ is there to wash clean those who have been given faith and repentance by His sovereign grace. And yet, how odious and disheartening it is to fall short, to give place to the devil for a season, to experimentally know and feel our stumblings,…

Man’s Inability to Keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson

Man’s Inability to keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson An Excerpt From His Work Titled: The Ten Commandments Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but does daily break them, in thought,…

An Excerpt From Studies On Saving Faith By A.W. Pink

An Excerpt From Studies on Saving Faith by Arthur W. Pink Part I – Signs of the Times It is generally recognized that spirituality is at a low ebb in Christendom and not a few perceive that sound doctrine is rapidly on the wane, yet many of the Lord’s people take comfort from supposing that…