Quotes

Spurgeon: “Hide not the offense of the cross”

“But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man” —Galatians 1:11 A gospel which is after men will be welcomed by men; but it needs a divine operation upon the heart and mind to make a man willing to receive into his inmost soul...

In All Your Work Tell The Truth

The following passage from J.C. Ryle's Holiness is sweetly refreshing: If we desire to do good, let us never be ashamed of walking in the steps of our Lord Jesus Christ. Work hard if you will, and have the opportunity, for the souls of others. Press them to consider...

Spurgeon: It is God Who Justifies

The following is taken from Spurgeon’s classic book All of Grace—an earnest word for those seeking salvation and God Romans 8:33, "Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies." You cannot justify yourself A wonderful thing it is, this being...

Christian Contentment

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be...

O Thou Who Hast Our Sorrows Borne a hymn by John Wesley

O Thou who hast our sorrows borne, Help us to look on Thee and mourn, On Thee whom we have slain, Have pierced a thousand thousand times, And by reiterated crimes Renewed Thy mortal pain. Vouchsafe us eyes of faith to see The Man transfixed on Calvary, To know Thee,...

Live a Resurrection-Life

Horatius Bonar: “It was henceforth with a risen Master that the disciples had to do. It was a risen Christ who was their companion on the way to Emmaus; it was a risen Christ who entered the upper chamber with ‘Peace be to you’ on His lips; it was a risen Christ who...

Preach to Yourself

"For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." (Hebrews 4:12 KJV) “Have you...

Eternal Fountain of all that rich grace

Jesus answered and said to her, “Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. But the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.”...

Once a Man has the Love of Christ in His Heart

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones from Unsearchable Riches of Christ: An Exposition of Ephesians 3 (page 253): The secret of the early Christians, the early Protestants, Puritans and Methodists was that they were taught about the love of Christ, and they became filled with a...

Profession without Prayer

J.C. Ryle, from A Call to Prayer: I do not deny that a person may pray without heart and without sincerity. I do not for a moment pretend to say that the mere fact of a people praying, proves everything about their soul. As in every other part of religion, so also in...