If You Wish To Be Thankful

If you wish to be thankful, get a heart deeplyhumbled with the sense of your own vileness.A broken heart is the best pipe to sound forthGod’s praise. He who studies his sins, wondersthat he has anything, and that God should shineon such a dunghill: “I was once a blasphemerand a persecutor and a violent man—but…

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What Do You Think Of Christ?

What do you think of Christ?” Matthew 22:42 I am ashamed of my thoughts of Him—they are so poor, and so unworthy of Him. He is so great, and so glorious, and so good, and so gracious—that I cannot think of Him as I desire to. Do you inquire what I think of His person?…

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You Who Want Unfailing Comfort – Look Here

“Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend!” Song of Songs 5:16 Oh, you who want unfailing comfort — I commend you to Christ! In Him alone, there is no failure. Rich men are disappointed in their treasures. Learned men are disappointed in their books. Husbands are disappointed in…

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Habit Will Make Those Things Easy—Which At First Seem Very Hard.

Habit will make those things easy—which at first seem very hard. By constant practice, men become able to do astonishing works. There is a story in ancient books of a man whose strength was so great, that he could carry an ox upon his shoulders. When he was asked how he acquired such power, he…

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Early Rising

In the course of my reading I am always glad to meet with anything which strikes me as suitable for your instruction. This morning I opened upon a page of Mr. Jay’s daily devotional books, in which he speaks of early rising, and his thoughts are so excellent, that I shall make free use of…

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The Great Thing For Which You Were Made

Life has been compared to the flight of swift ships, and also to an eagle hastening to the prey. It is a moment, a hand’s breadth, a dream. This is the account which the Scriptures give of human life, and if you will consider it, you will see much in it to make you alter…

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A Method The Puritans And Others Of Old Used To Memorize Scripture

The more you learn by rote, the more you will be able to learn. If you get six verses every morning, for one year, you will have learned more than two thousand verses, or more than sixty chapters. But this is not all. At the end of the year, it will be as easy for…

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Two Books In The Bible Which Are Exceedingly Interesting And Useful

There are two books in the Bible which are exceedingly interesting and useful. One was written in poetry; the other in prose. The greater part of one was composed by a great king; the greater part of the other by his son, another great king. One was by a warrior, a musician, and a poet;…

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Husbands Should Try To Make Home Happy And Holy.

Husbands should try to make home happy and holy. It is an ill bird that fouls its own nest and a bad man who makes his home wretched. Our house ought to be a little church with holiness to the Lord over the door, but it ought never to be a prison where there is…

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Evening Sentences

For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me. My wounds stink and are corrupt because of my foolishness. I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long. Psalm 38:3-5 Bold sinning doth afterwards make faint believing. Robert Fleming

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