Spurgeon: He who makes the promise will find out ways and means of keeping it.

“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered.”—Joel 2:32 C. H. Spurgeon: WHY do I not call on His name? Why do I run to this neighbor and that, when God is so near and will hear my faintest call? Why do I sit … More Spurgeon: He who makes the promise will find out ways and means of keeping it.

Diligence…Day by Day

John Piper, in a sermon on Hebrew 4:11, “Be Diligent to Enter God’s Rest” “Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall through following the same example of disobedience.” In other words, Israel fell from the promised joy of God because of the disobedience of unbelief. And the same thing can … More Diligence…Day by Day

What God has promised, God will perform

J.C.Ryle on Zechariah’s Song in Luke 1:67-80 We should notice, secondly, in this hymn of praise, how much emphasis Zachariah lays on God’s fulfillment of His promises.He declares that God has “visited and redeemed his people,” speaking of it in the manner of the prophets as a thing already accomplished, because sure to take place. He … More What God has promised, God will perform

Better Promises

So look for statements about God’s promises as we read these verses [2 Cor 1:17-22] Was I vacillating when I wanted to do this? Do I make my plans according to the flesh, ready to say “Yes, yes” and “No, no” at the same time?  As surely as God is faithful, our word to you has not been … More Better Promises

Standing on the promises

J.C.Ryle on Zechariah’s Song in Luke 1:67-80 We should notice, secondly, in this hymn of praise, how much emphasis Zachariah lays on God’s fulfillment of His promises.He declares that God has “visited and redeemed his people,” speaking of it in the manner of the prophets as a thing already accomplished, because sure to take place. He … More Standing on the promises