And their Vanguard…

God is the convoy and body-guard of his saints.


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On the road again…

Help is on the road and will not fail to reach us in due time, for he who sends it to us was never known to be too late.


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Roses and Olives…

Tom Brainerd:

One from the Archive…

Originally posted on Livin' in the foothills:

Philippians 4:10, 14-18:

But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked opportunity.

Nevertheless you have done well that you shared in my distress. Now you Philippians know also that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church shared with me concerning giving and receiving but you only. For even in Thessalonica you sent aid once and again for my necessities. Not that I seek the gift, but I seek the fruit that abounds to your account.

On the one hand Paul is saying “Even if I am just scraping by, or not even that, it’s OK. My contentment in Christ covers that, too.” And on the other hand, he gets to look at them. They are like a rose plant he planted. They are like an olive…

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That Marshwiggle aroma…

We don’t need much courage— just enough to see and say how ludicrous it all is. Just enough to summon up the nerve to fill the room with the smell of burnt Marshwiggle.

Doug Wilson, RfR, (Kindle Locations 2009-2011).

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You know you’re in trouble when…

Such persons must not be taught, but must be beaten with severe reproofs as with the stroke of a hammer.



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Silence and prayer…

Silence to man and prayer to God are the best cures for the evil of slander.


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No shield…

We could ward off the strokes of a cutlass, but we have no shield against a liar’s tongue.


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