“A word fitly spoken…” by William MacDonald

"A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." (Prov. 25:11) "The combination of golden apples in a setting of silver is pleasingly appropriate. The two go together well. It is the same with a golden word spoken at just the proper time. "A man hath joy by the answer of … Continue reading “A word fitly spoken…” by William MacDonald

Crucifixion and Resurrection

  A prayer from The Valley of Vision:O LORD,I marvel that thou shouldst become incarnate,be crucified, dead, and buried.The sepulchre calls forth my adoring wonder,for it is empty and thou art risen;the four-fold gospel attests it,the living witnesses prove it,my heart's experience knows it.Give me to die with thee that I may rise to new … Continue reading Crucifixion and Resurrection

“Have I one here who is at his wit’s end?” by C. H. Spurgeon

"Have I have one here who is at his wit's end? Once he said, "I will do this, and then I shall be saved; I will forego that lust, I will renounce that crime, I will moderate my conduct, I will behave myself more Christian-like, and then I shall be saved." Hast thou tried these … Continue reading “Have I one here who is at his wit’s end?” by C. H. Spurgeon

9 Quotes from “Coronavirus and Christ” by John Piper

“I AM MOVED TO WRITE because playing the odds is a fragile place to put your hope. Odds like 3 percent versus 10 percent, youth versus old age, compromised health versus no history of disease, rural versus urban, self-isolated versus home meeting with friends. Playing the odds provides little hope. It is not a firm … Continue reading 9 Quotes from “Coronavirus and Christ” by John Piper

“Behold my servant…” (Matt. 12:18) – Richard Sibbes (1577-1635).

Richard Sibbes (1577-1635) "Is the Lord Christ a servant? This should teach us not to stand upon any terms. If Christ had stood upon terms, if he had refused to take upon him the shape of a servant, alas! where had we and our salvation been? And yet wretched creatures, we think ourselves too good … Continue reading “Behold my servant…” (Matt. 12:18) – Richard Sibbes (1577-1635).