“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

The Infinite and Unsearchable Greatness of God – John Bunyan (1628-1688)

That you...may...comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge.Eph. 3:17-19 "Breadth, length, height, and depth carry in them an inexpressible something, and that something far outshines all things that can be found in this world! Paul was endeavouring … Continue reading The Infinite and Unsearchable Greatness of God – John Bunyan (1628-1688)

“…a portion worthy of your choicest affection.” – George Swinnock (1627-1673)

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.Psalm 73:25 "A Christian in his saddest condition can enjoy God as his portion. You, who have chosen the world for your portion, have you not read what a perishing portion it is? I offer you today a … Continue reading “…a portion worthy of your choicest affection.” – George Swinnock (1627-1673)

Puritan Devotional: John Bradford (1510-1555) on Psalm 103:13

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.Psalm 103:13 "You, dear Lord, that have made heaven and earth, of your own good will towards me before I existed, yes, before the world was, have chosen me in Christ to be your child. You have become … Continue reading Puritan Devotional: John Bradford (1510-1555) on Psalm 103:13

Book Recommendation: Voices From The Past – Puritan Devotional Readings, Volume 1 (Edited by Richard Rushing).

About a year ago I received what has become a constant by my bedside: Voices from the Past - Puritan Devotional Readings (Volume 1). I received this book as a gift from Truth For Life - The Bible teaching ministry of Alistair Begg. At the time, I wasn't very acquainted with the Puritans. This devotional … Continue reading Book Recommendation: Voices From The Past – Puritan Devotional Readings, Volume 1 (Edited by Richard Rushing).