Ryle: Means and Mercy

J.C. Ryle comments on the blind beggar in Luke 18:35-43 The miracle described in these verses is rich in instruction. It was one of the great works which witnessed that Christ was sent of the Father. (John 5:36.) But this is not all. It contains also some lively patterns of spiritual things which deserve attentive … More Ryle: Means and Mercy

Don’t belittle the mercy of God by saying that you cannot be changed!

The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him … More Don’t belittle the mercy of God by saying that you cannot be changed!

God’s Amazing Mercy

  And it came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently. Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying, “Do you see how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has … More God’s Amazing Mercy

Spurgeon: O glorious fear killing sentence!

BUT I will not remove from him my steadfast love or be false to my faithfulness. C.H. Spurgeon on Psalm 89: 33……Nevertheless.  And a glorious nevertheless too! Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him. O glorious fear killing sentence! This crowns the covenant with exceeding glory. Mercy may seem to depart from the Lord’s … More Spurgeon: O glorious fear killing sentence!

Life Lessons from Samson

Kim Riddlebarger concludes a sermon on the life of Samson, from Judges 15-16 As for application for us today, there is much to learn from the life of Samson. No question, his allegiance is to YHWH. No question, his sin–especially his dalliances with Philistine women–was his undoing. Like Israel during the time of the Judges, … More Life Lessons from Samson

“To the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ. Amen.”

If you are following the read-through-the-Bible plan with us, you have come to the end of Romans today. John Piper closed his sermon series on Romans with a prayer.  Here is the conclusion of that prayer,  Jesus Christ in the Book of Romans, Embracing Your Gifts Afresh But we turn now, Lord, from thanking you for your … More “To the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ. Amen.”