Great Quotes: Personal Holiness

“As God delights in his own beauty, he must necessarily delight in the creature's holiness which is a conformity to and participation of it, as truly as [the] brightness of a jewel, held in the sun's beams, is a participation or derivation of the sun's brightness, though immensely less in degree.”― Jonathan Edwards “The best course... Continue Reading →

Charles Spurgeon: Prayers of Flint and Steel

Charles Spurgeon, the Prince of Preachers, was undoubtedly one of the greatest expositors to ever live. In his sermons, he often used illustrations to help make the point of the text come across more clearly. Several of his illustrations have been compiled into a very enjoyable little book titled Flowers from a Puritan's Garden. The... Continue Reading →

A Prayer for the Church

I ran across this prayer in a book titled Piercing Heaven, a book of Puritan prayers that were compiled and edited by Robert Elmer. I highly recommend reading the book, but for now I'll just share this prayer with you. It was written by Arthur Dent, a Puritan in the late sixteenth century. Most loving... Continue Reading →

Great Quotes: Prayer (Part Two)

Prayer is not intended to change God’s purpose, nor is it to move Him to form fresh purposes. God has decreed that certain events shall come to pass through the means He has appointed for their accomplishment.  ~ Arthur W. Pink I have benefited by my praying for others; for by making an errand to... Continue Reading →

Great Quotes: Prayer (Part One)

Prayer is the longing of the soul to hold communion with the Most High, the desire of the heart to obtain blessings at His hands. ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon I had rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.  ~ Thomas Lye Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance,... Continue Reading →

A Prayer for The Nation

This nation is in the throes of its death. We’ve come through the brightness of our infancy, and now we’re in the death struggle. We’re going down, and it’s not political and economic; and it’s not partisan; it’s the rise of sin – defiant sin and the disregard for [God's] Word that is taking us... Continue Reading →

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