“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

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

A Saturday Puritan Devotional – Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

"I will be his God and he will be my son."Revelation 21:7 "O the sweet enjoyment of love and joy in heaven! What a high favour that God allows us to love him and embrace him with arms that have embraced lust and sin before him! But this is not all--he returns love for love … Continue reading A Saturday Puritan Devotional – Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

“Thank God, there is such a provocation…” Samuel Ridout on Hebrews 10:24.

"And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works."Hebrews 10:24, KJV "And now he exhorts, "Let us consider one another to provoke unto love and good works." All this time the eye has been upon Christ. We have been occupied with the glories of the sanctuary, the nearness of our … Continue reading “Thank God, there is such a provocation…” Samuel Ridout on Hebrews 10:24.

“God is a satisfying portion.” – George Swinnock (1627-1673).

The LORD is my portion.Psalm 119:57 "God is a satisfying portion. This world may fill a man, but can never satisfy him. Most have too much, but no one has enough. They are like ships that carry a burden heavy enough to sink it, but with room to hold more. The world cannot satisfy the … Continue reading “God is a satisfying portion.” – George Swinnock (1627-1673).

Quotes from Andrew Bonar’s ‘Memoir and Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne.’ Part 2

"I was often reproved by his unabated attention to personal holiness; for this care was never absent from his mind, whether he was at home in his quiet chamber, or on the sea, or in the desert. Holiness in him was manifested, not by efforts to perform duty, but in a way so natural that … Continue reading Quotes from Andrew Bonar’s ‘Memoir and Remains of Robert Murray M’Cheyne.’ Part 2