The Miller, The Camel, And A Reason Not To Sin Even In The Least.

The Arabs have a fable about The Miller and theCamel, which illustrates very well the importance of minding Proverbs 1:10. The fable says, that one day in winter the miller was sleeping in his house when he was awakened by a noise. On looking up he saw a camel who had thrust his nose through…

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Jack’s Breakfast

Jack’s mother was a poor widow, who was trying hard to support herself and her little boy by sewing. But she had been sick for some days, and unable to work. Her money was all gone, and there was not morsel of food of any kind in the house. She did not mind so much…

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9 Signs Of True Grace

1. When self-loving is turned into self-loathing, self-excusing into self-condemning, self-admiring into self-a boring, self seeking into self denying. 2. It is a sign of true grace, when a man seriously complains of want of grace. A graceless person cannot truly complain that he has no grace. There is grace in that complaint. 3. When…

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Would You Live Comfortably? Take These Directions.

My friends would you live comfortably, take these directions: 1. Live not so much upon the comforts of God, as upon the God of comforts. Be afraid of unbelief; that is a great sin. Do not greaten your sins above God’s saving power. Believe in the word firmly and constantly. Trust perfectly to the grace…

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Do You Desire To Live Holy? Follow These Directions.

Would you live holy, observe these rules: 1. Live in the eye of God. 2. Observe the example of Christ. 3. Consider the fruit and end of sin. The fruit of sin is shame and sorrow. Sin is a viper in the end; but the fruit of righteousness is peace: holiness is eternal life in…

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7 Signs That You Truly Fear God.

A man fears God, 1. When he dares not sin, though solicited and tempted to it. 2. When he is afraid of an evil thought. 3. When sin is common, and yet he fears it. 4. When he dares not sin, though he should suffer if he does not. 5. When his heart is broken,…

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How To Keep Those Things In Our Lives That We Don’t Deserve.

What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it? – 1 Corinthians 4:7 1. Be thankful for them. 2. Receive them as mercies and not dues. 1 Chro. 29:14 3. Prepare to part with them. See Job. 4. Expect…

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10 Ways To Cultivate Genuine Repentance

1. Sit with care, constancy, and conscience under the Word of truth, and Gospel of grace. 2. Study the nature of God. 3. Sit loose to the world. 4. Consider the shortness of life, and the limitation of the day of grace. 5. Be much in the business of self-examination. “Stand in awe, and sin…

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