| › Introduction - The work unto which the servant of Christ is called is many-sided. Not only is he to preach the Gospel to the unsaved, to feed God's people with knowl ...read|
| › 1. No Condemnation - "There is therefore now no condemnation to
them which are in Christ Jesus" (ROMANS 8:1)
"(There is) therefore now no condemnation." The eighth cha ...read|
| › 2. The Christian's Assurance - "And we know that all things work together for good
to them that love God to them who are the called
according to His purpose." (ROMANS 8:28).
| › 3. Sufferings Compensated - "For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time
are not worthy to be compared with the glory
which shall be revealed in us" (ROMANS 8:18).
| › 4. The Great Giver - "He that spared not His own Son but delivered
Him up for us all how shall He not with Him also
freely give us all things?" (ROMANS 8:32).
The abo ...read|
| › 5. The Divine Rememberer - "Who remembered us in our low estate: for
His mercy endureth forever" (Psa. 136:23).
"Who remembered us." This is in striking and blessed contrast ...read|
| › 6. Tried by Fire - "But he knoweth the way that I take; when he hath
tried me I shall come forth as gold" (JOB 23:10).
Job here corrects himself. In the beginning of ...read|
| › 7. Divine Chastisement - "Despise not thou the chastening of the Lord nor
faint when thou are rebuked of him" (HEBREWS 12:5).
It is of first importance that we learn to dr ...read|
| › 8. Receiving Divine Chastisement - "My Son despise not thou the chastening of the Lord
nor faint when thou art rebuked of Him" (HEBREWS 12:5).
Not all chastisement is sanctified to ...read|
| › 9. God's Inheritance - "For the Lord's portion is his people; Jacob is
the lot of his inheritance" DEUT. 32:9
This verse brings before us a most blessed and wonderful li ...read|
| › 10. God's Securing His Inheritance - "He found him in a desert land and in the waste howling
wilderness; he led him about. He instructed him he kept
him as the apple of his eye" (DEUTER ...read|
| › 11. Mourning - "Blessed are they that mourn" (MATTHEW 5:4).
Mourning is hateful and irksome to poor human nature. From suffering and sadness our spirits instincti ...read|
| › 12. Hungering - "Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after
righteousness; for they shall be filled" (MATTHEW 5:6).
In the first three Beatitudes we are ca ...read|
| › 13. Heart Purity - "Blessed are the pure in heart; for they
shall see God" (MATTHEW 5:8).
This is another of the Beatitudes which has been grossly perverted by the e ...read|
| › 14. The Beatitudes and Christ - Our meditations upon the Beatitudes would not be complete unless they turned our thoughts to the person of our blessed Lord. As we have endeavored to ...read|
| › 15. Affliction and Glory - "For our light affliction which is but for a moment worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory"(2 CORINTHIANS 4:17).
These wor ...read|
| › 16. Contentment - "I have learned in whatsoever state I am
therewith to be content" (PHILIPPIANS 24:11).
Discontent! Was there ever a time when there was so much re ...read|
| › 17. Precious Death - "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the
death of his saints" (PSALM 116:15).
This is one of the many comforting and blessed statements in Holy S ...read|