Morning Sentences

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 The glory of all that is at any time well done, by ourselves or others, must be humbly and thankfully transmitted to God, who works all our good works in us…

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Evening Sentences

Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour. Prov. 14:9 KJV It is common for those who walk in false ways themselves to rejoice at the false steps which they sometimes see others make. But charity rejoices not in iniquity, nor can true penitents that are sorry for their own…

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Morning Sentences

Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. – 1 Corinthians 10:12 Sometimes those who, with watchfulness and resolution, have, by the grace of God, kept their integrity in the midst of temptation, have, through security, and carelessness, and neglect of the grace of God, been surprised into sin, when…

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Evening Sentences

He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. – Genesis 9:21 That the fairest copy that ever mere man wrote since the fall had its blots and false strokes. It was said of Noah that he was perfect in his generations (Genesis 6:9), but this shows that it is…

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Morning Sentences

So, brothers, in whatever condition each was called, there let him remain with God. – 1 Corinthians 7:24 Though God by his providence may take us off from our callings for a time, yet when the occasion is over we ought with humility and industry to apply ourselves to them again, and, in the calling…

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Evening Sentences

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’ – Isaiah 28:16 Desires of release out of trouble, earnest expectations of it, and enquiries concerning its…

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Morning Sentences

And in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. – Genesis 8:4 God has times and places of rest for his people after their tossings; and many a time he provides for their seasonable and comfortable settlement without their own contrivance and…

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Evening Sentences

“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but…

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2 Evils Of The Sin of Drunkeness

He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. – Genesis 9:21 Observe here the great evil of the sin of drunkenness. (1.) It discovers men. What infirmities they have, they betray when they are drunk, and what secrets they are entrusted with are then easily got out of them.…

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Morning Sentences

If he tears down, none can rebuild; if he shuts a man in, none can open. – Job 12:14 As God has a key to open, so he has a key to shut up again, and to stay the progress of judgments by stopping the causes of them: and the same hand that brings the…

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