The workings of grace in the heart in like manner, are utterly mysterious and unsearchable.

J.C. Ryle comments on “The Parable of the Seed Growing” in Mark 4:26-28 And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, first the … More The workings of grace in the heart in like manner, are utterly mysterious and unsearchable.

April 11 Psalm 81

April 11 Psalm 81 (ESV) Oh, That My People Would Listen to Me To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. [1] Of Asaph. 81:1 Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob! 2 Raise a song; sound the tambourine, the sweet lyre with the harp. 3 Blow the trumpet at the new moon, at … More April 11 Psalm 81

April 11 Joshua 24

April 11 Joshua 24 (ESV) The Covenant Renewal at Shechem 24:1 Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. And they presented themselves before God. 2 And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Long ago, your fathers … More April 11 Joshua 24

Only one infallible mark of being a right-hearted hearer

But those that were sown on the good soil are the ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold. Mark 4:20 J. C. Ryle on Mark 4:1-20 These verses contain the parable of the sower. Of all the parables spoken by our Lord, none is probably … More Only one infallible mark of being a right-hearted hearer