Category: Reading & Meditation

Nearness To The Cross

Nearness To The Cross A Sermon By William Jay Preached in 1832 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the [wife] of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy…

The Christian’s Joy Derived From the Scriptures

An Excerpt From The Cheerful Pilgrim By William Jay, 1852 Whence Did David, And Whence Does Every Christian Derive This Joy?  I Answer, From The Scriptures! “Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.” The discoveries and the promises of this blessed book are adapted to rejoice the pilgrim’s heart.  …

Make Use Of The Scriptures

Make Use Of The Scriptures An Excerpt From A Sermon By William Jay Preached on March 11, 1832 Make use of the Scriptures yourselves, and apply them to all the purposes for which they were given. You cannot destroy the Bible, but the Bible may destroy you; yea—it will destroy you with—the sorest destruction, and prove the…

In Loving Christ, Christians Love, Delight In, and Serve His Law

In Loving Christ, Christians Love, Delight In, and Serve His Law Of a truth, “Sin shall not have dominion over [the Christian]: for [we] are not under the law, but under grace. 15 What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid!” [Romans 6:14-15]. For “whosoever committeth…

What Are The Commandments Of God For Us Today?

What Are The Commandments Of God For Us Today? …And What Does It Mean For Us To “Keep Them”? By Curt Wildy INTRODUCTION If (by God’s grace and effectual working) we do not listen to the entire counsel of God, submit to it, have it guide our understanding of all truth, and govern all of…

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity (Part One)

Some Thoughts On Balance and Maturity Not As One Who Has Arrived But As One Desiring To Be Led More Deeply In The Way I. THE CHRISTIAN’S OBEDIENCE TO THE WILL OF GOD After the inner man, the Christian absolutely desires to be obedient to all of the exhortations, commands, and verbal imperatives of God.…