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Love is.... You are!

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

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The Life Of Faith

Your Rock is Christ

“Trust God’s Word and His power more than you trust your own feelings and experiences. Remember, your Rock is Christ, and it is the sea that ebbs and flows with the tides, not Him.” 10 more words


Quote of the Day | 10 March 2015

“A repenting man is more angry at his own heart that consenteth to sin than he is at the devil who did tempt him to sin.”

Samuel Rutherford



Caring for a Person's Eternal Well-Being

Thoughts of your soul depart not from me in my sleep. . .Oh, if I could buy your soul’s salvation with any suffering whatsoever, that ye and I might meet with joy up in the rainbow, when we shall stand before our Judge. 11 more words

Samuel Rutherford

February's Book of the Month: The Loveliness of Christ

At the end of 2014, I decided to read a short (~100 pages), spiritually nourishing book each month during 2015. About half of the books I lined up are ones I have read before, but they’re the sort of books that a man ought to come back to again and again throughout his life. 592 more words


Evening Mediation | 22 February 2015

“Let not the Lord’s dealings seem harsh, rough, or unfatherly, because it is unpleasant. When the Lord’s blessed will bloweth cross your desires, it is best in humility to strike sail to him and to be willing to be laid any way our Lord pleaseth: it is a point of denial of yourself, to be as if ye had not a will, but had made a free disposition of it to God, and had sold it over to him; and to make use of his will for your own is both true holiness, and your ease and peace.”

Samuel Rutherford


Evening Meditation

Four Possible Reasons Why You Are Not Interested in the Study of Heaven

1. You have become too attached to the things of this present world—too attached to your house, car, job, money, and other material things. You have become too close to this present world that you lose sight of heaven. 423 more words