Monthly Archives: August 2012

As a tree discerned by the fruit…

12 Of Good Works Albeit that good works, which are the fruits of faith and follow after justification, cannot put away our sins and endure the severity of God’s judgment, yet are they pleasing and acceptable to God in Christ … Continue reading

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Rich though poor…

Luther on Isaiah 65:13… Therefore thus says the Lord God: “Behold, My servants shall eat, But you shall be hungry; Behold, My servants shall drink, But you shall be thirsty; Behold, My servants shall rejoice, But you shall be ashamed; … Continue reading

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Pastoral ministry…

…a series of interruptions puncutated by sermon preparation.

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Still my Father…

Spurgeon on Isaiah 63:16… Doubtless You are our Father, Though Abraham was ignorant of us, And Israel does not acknowledge us. You, O Lord, are our Father; Our Redeemer from Everlasting is Your name. Get a hold of this great … Continue reading

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Grand truth…

…the grand truth that union with Christ is the root of holiness… J. C. Ryle

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That I have not been left unchastened…

Charles Spurgeon on Isaiah 63:7… I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord And the praises of the Lord, According to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, And the great goodness toward the house of Israel, Which He … Continue reading

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A thing for which to bless Him…

Charles Spurgeon on Isaiah 63:7… I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord And the praises of the Lord, According to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, And the great goodness toward the house of Israel, Which He … Continue reading

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