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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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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Answering Doubts & Fears Series: “But My Sins Are Very Great, I Can’t Imagine Forgiveness.”

Are thy sins great? The more need you have of a Savior. Greater sinners have been pardoned – Manasseh and Saul of Tarsus. But do you think you are more guilty than Christ is gracious? Read Isaiah 1:18, “Come and let us reason together, saith the Lord; though your sins be as scarlet, they shall…

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A Defense Against Temptation

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Proverbs 1:10 This verse, in brief compass and transparent terms, reveals the foe and the fight. It warns us of the danger that assails us, and suggests the method of defense. The danger is, “If sinners entice thee.” There are enticers and enticements, the fowler and…

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How To Conquer That Temper Of Yours – 7 Hints.

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let…

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11 Maxims Against Sin

Abstain from every form of evil. – 1 Thessalonians 5:22 The maxims on sin, I have gleaned as opportunity offered, partly from books, partly from the conversation of friends. I wish they may be remembered by my children, and prove profitable to them in the hour of temptation. 1. “It is the mischievous property of…

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6 Hints For Avoiding Sin

In order to avoid sin— 1. Do not run in the path of temptation. 2. Maintain a constant watch and fear of sin. 3. Beware of pride and presumption. 4. Avoid and abhor slothfulness. 5. Remember, all strength and grace are in Christ. By faith and prayer look to Him for them. 6. Continually seek…

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