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The cross produces obedience

When love to the Savior grows cold, we should repair to the cross, and fix our thoughts on the exhibition of love there presented. And when we feel our hearts melt, the recollection that the suffering Savior is God over … Continue reading

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Helping each other find assurance in Jesus

I am running out of superlatives for The Letters of John Newton (1869. Reprint: Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2007). As I have read through them devotionally over the past several months, they have helped me more than I can say … Continue reading

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How do you view your past?

Let me sum it up in this way, therefore. You and I – and to me this is one of the great discoveries of the Christian life; I shall never forget the release which realizing this for the first time … Continue reading

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How to compare your sin to others’ sin

The sin nature is equal in all; and so I think actual sin would be likewise, but for the differences made by the restraining grace and providence of God. He is not, perhaps, in the sight of God, the greatest … Continue reading

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To spite the devil

“The article of the forgiveness of sins is the most important, and it is of all the most comforting. To Satan it is truly the most hateful. This is the reason Paul always has on his tongue: grace, grace, grace! … Continue reading

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Always accepted by God, completely for Christ’s sake

If you are insecure and guilt-ridden because of your spiritual failures this morning, OR if you are proud and self-congratulating because of your spiritual victories this morning, (and I am constantly swinging back and forth between these two) let B.B. … Continue reading

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Hell is filled …

Hell is filled with people who believe they should be outside hell and inside heaven. Heaven is filled with people who believe they deserve to be outside heaven and inside hell. Such grace defies our sense of fair play. Know … Continue reading

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