Proverbs & Short Articles
Some measure their fidelity by the opposition and reproach they encounter. That can be a very unreliable assessment.
When those in Nazareth where the Lord “was brought up” rejected His ministry, He “went his way” (Luke 4: 16, 30)—probably never to return.
I believe in the doctrine of election, because I am quite sure that if God had not chosen me I should never have chosen Him.
If you are daily and habitually feeding on God’s Word, I am not afraid of you being easily shaken in mind with regard to its truth.
A glimpse of the thorn–crowned head and the nail–pierced hands and feet is the sure remedy for ‘modern thought’ and all its vagaries.
When a preacher comes forward to preach, he must speak as from the Lord. If he cannot do that then he is better remaining silent.
“Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?”. So said Nebuchadnezzar in a “spirit hardened unto presumption” (Dan. 4: 30; 5: 20)—before God reduced him to utter helplessness in a moment. A lesson with relevance for our times.
When the critics have finished savaging the Bible they leave the sinner with nothing more than a thin pamphlet on morality to read on his way to hell.