Barnabas Brothers

"Therefore encourage one another and build each other up as you are already doing." - 1 Thess 5:11 Through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, the apostle Paul wrote this passage for believers living in a land where they were at odds with the sinful culture around them. He implored with them that, at all … Continue reading Barnabas Brothers

When God Disappoints

Men are so ignorant of their own hearts that they are incapable of determining what is best for them. Even regenerate men are but partially sanctified and enlightened. But God searches the heart. He understands our whole case. He knows what is most for our good. He sees our strong corruptions and sad deficiencies. When, … Continue reading When God Disappoints

A Tale of Two Preachers

Both men had a fire in their eyes with Jesus at the center, but their flames were different. Have you ever noticed that you can listen to someone talk about Jesus, but as they are saying all of the right things, there still seems to be a disconnect? While others you run into always seem … Continue reading A Tale of Two Preachers

12 Things God Does for the Believer

"Do you love Me?" - John 21:17 Does not Jesus in thus appealing to me, in effect say: For you, I left the realms of glory, and the adoration of ten thousand times ten thousand holy ones! For you, I became incarnate, took on the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness … Continue reading 12 Things God Does for the Believer

7 Lessons When Prayer Seems Unanswered

Sovereign Lord, what I most desired you have denied, yet I praise you! On what account, I know not, yet I praise you. You have done it; that silences me. Your will makes it indisputable, and renders it my indispensable duty to your wise determinations. Hitherto I have had no complaint on the conduct of … Continue reading 7 Lessons When Prayer Seems Unanswered

Times of Refreshing

Has your life grown dim and stale because you are no longer walking closely with the Lord? Our God is so gracious that even after we have rebelled against him, he not only wipes out our sins, but he also goes on to give us times of refreshing.

Good and Gracious King by CityAlight

https://youtu.be/NnExXYToQUo?t=21 May your spirit soar as you worship your king with this beautiful song. I approach the throne of glory Nothing in my hands I bring But the promise of acceptance From a good and gracious King I will give to You my burden As You give to me Your strength Come and fill me … Continue reading Good and Gracious King by CityAlight

Wayward Christian: The Lord Wants you to Come Home

"Yet return again to Me, says the Lord."--Jeremiah. 3:1 Could there be a more touching "Thus says the Lord" than this? The voice of Jesus, as it echoed over the mountains and along the valleys of our unregenerate distance from God, seeking and finding and bringing us home, was inexpressibly sweet and irresistibly gracious. But, … Continue reading Wayward Christian: The Lord Wants you to Come Home

You Cannot Satisfy Sin By Sinning – John Owen

Abstain from the passions of the flesh, which war against your soul. - 1 Peter 2:11 The general nature of indwelling sin is that it is always at enmity with us. There can be no terms of peace. It must be abolished and destroyed, every part and parcel of it. Every drop of poison is … Continue reading You Cannot Satisfy Sin By Sinning – John Owen

You Will Soon Be Home

"These all died in faith . . . they confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth" - Hebrews 11:13 The day of life with them is ended. Its duties are ended. Its responsibilities are passed. Its hours are fled away. What a trying day some of them had! How stormy. How sultry. How … Continue reading You Will Soon Be Home