Collected Sentences Series: For The Daughters in Our Lives

Raising children up in the Lord is a blessing, but it certainly is not an easy commission. Kesia and I have two girls already, and we recently found out we are having a third girl! Here you’ll find my personal findings from Scripture and other biblical books that stood out to me as things to…

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Collected Sentences Series: Matthew Henry

Matthew Henry is my favorite commentator. He is my companion and teacher when it comes my daily time in God’s Word. Below you’ll find select sentences from my time studying with Matthew Henry. As such I will always be adding to this post during my studies. I have arranged the selections under proper heads, and…

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Directions For The Spending Of Every Day With God

It somewhat tends to make a holy life more easy to us, when we know the ordinary course and method of our duties, and everything falls into its proper place; as it helps the farmer or tradesman to know the ordinary course of his work, that he need not go out of it, unless in…

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The Advantages Of Waking Up Early

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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10 Things We Ought To Impress On The Minds Of Our Kids

The following suggestions ought to be deeply impressed on the minds of youth— 1. Choose God for your portion. God alone can make you happy; but all the world cannot make you happy without God. 2. Consider that by nature you are dead in trespasses and sins. You are a child of wrath, a stranger,…

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14 Hints For Young People

I have frequently referred, and have reason to do it with thankfulness, to the kind solicitude shown by some of my friends in behalf of the young. Many of their sayings are deeply impressed on my mind, and much excellent advice on the subject I have written from books which they have either lent me…

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7 Reasons Why A Christian Should Be Content With Little.

“But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.” 1 Timothy 6:8 “A man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” Luke 12:15 “Give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.” Proverbs 30:8 The following reasons may be assigned, why a Christian should…

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6 Sayings On Wealth That Are Worth Remembering

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. – Proverbs 11:4 Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf. – Proverbs 11:28 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.…

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Maxims On Repentance

“While we live in a sinful world, and carry about with us a body of sin and death, repentance must be the work of every day.” “We sin enough every day to sorrow for it, and to be humbled for all our lives.” “If repentance on earth is bitter—what will remorse in hell be?” “He…

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Maxims On Self-Examination

Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the LORD! – Lamentations 3:40 Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?-unless indeed you fail to meet the test! – 2 Corinthians 13:5 “Examine yourselves. What!…

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