The Eyes of the Lord

Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. These words should penetrate your entire life. If you are an arrogant rebel attempting to conceal your sin from God, these words should humble you. If you are a believer, these words should motivate you to forsake sin,…

And I Quote… April 25

He that turns not from every sin, turns not aright from any one sin. Every sin strikes at the honour of God, the being of God, the glory of God, the heart of Christ, the joy of the Spirit, and the peace of a man’s conscience; and therefore a soul truly penitent strikes at all,…

Friday Findings—April 22

When Her House Was Scheduled for Demolition This story of joy in the midst of difficulty is both convicting and encouraging. Isolation from the Church Is Dangerous “We must learn to see the church as a blessing from God rather than an inconvenience. We must never look at the church as a violation to our…

William Still… Yet Speaking

People who are too easily intimidated by the wickedness of any one generation and who panic over things which go wrong, are living so near their own day that they have lost the message of the ages which is full of such seeming disasters. It is they who run with their poultices and eyewash to…

One Coin

Proverbs 26:4–5 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. How ought those who seek to be wise respond to those who persist in foolishness? In these two verses we find two principles…

And I Quote… April 18

The kingdom of God turns the Darwinist narrative of the survival of the fittest upside down. When the church honors and cares for the vulnerable among us, we are not showing charity. We are simply recognizing the way the world really works, at least in the long run. The child with Down syndrome on the…

God’s Smuggler | Part Three

God’s Smuggler is certainly an exciting read—but sometimes the questions it raises of our own hearts are rather uncomfortable. Chapter Seven: Behind the Iron Curtain Our swiftly changing culture can often make the cause of the gospel seem hopeless, tempting us to fury or despair. Seeing the power of Communism for the first time, Brother…

Friday Findings—April 15

I Wish I Was Rich “Generosity isn’t about how much you have, but what you do with the bit you do have.” Why Hospitality Beats Entertaining “[H]ere is my advice to myself: Forego the empty pleasure of entertaining. Serve instead the high-heaped feast of hospitality, even as it has been served to you.” 3 Ways…