And when he is come he will reprove the world of sin and of righteousness and of judgment: Of sin because they believe not on me; Of righteousness because I go to my Father and ye see me no more; Of judgment because the prince of this world is jud 6 3
Issue: Issue 5
And seeing the multitudes he went up into a mountain: and when he was set his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth and taught them. Matthew 5:12.
Think it not strange that God makes thy pleasant roses pricking briars and thorns to thee, who hast made them spikes and swords to Him. Bartholomew Ashwood (1622-78)
An extract from The Art of Prophesying by William Perkins
EFFECTUAL CALLING To be called is one thing, to be chosen is another. Of those who are called into the visible church, some are called into a still closer relationship with God. Not all who are called to the enjoyment of Christian privileges are effectually called to eternal life. So says our Lord – ‘Many …
THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST The rising from the dead of the Lord Jesus Christ supplies a peaceful, and powerful subject of meditation to the Christian, as he dwells upon it as a fact, and as he progressively appreciates its results, consequences and effects. The pre-eminent factor in it, is that Christ’s sacrifice …
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds; Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God and bringing into captivity every thought to the o