Monthly Archives: May 2014

True unity comes down from above

“Behold! How good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! … it is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard… …running down on the collar of his robes… …it is like the dew … Continue reading

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Her saints shall shout aloud for joy (Psalm 132:16)

It would astonish and amuse a European stranger to hear these natives sing. They have not the least idea either of harmony or melody; noise is what they best understand, and he that sings the loudest is considered to sing … Continue reading

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Let’s go!

If you’re too cool to use and benefit from the commentary of Matthew Henry (1662-1714), you’re too cool for your own good. He is still so helpful, especially in the Psalms. Here’s a great little insight for practical holiness from … Continue reading

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I will rise

We talked at church tonight about the need to sing of our resurrection hope – here is a powerful, more recent, contribution.

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Psalm 131

Have you read Psalm 131 lately? Spurgeon said it was short to read, but long to learn. Every time I read it, I’m freshly amazed by its depth of insight into the human heart: A Psalm of Ascents. Of David. … Continue reading

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Relentless Self

The last enemy to be destroyed in the believer is self. It dies hard. It will make any concessions if only it is allowed to live. Self will permit the believer to do anything, give anything, sacrifice anything, suffer anything, … Continue reading

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