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Doing the Math on Time & Eternity

Psalm 90:1-4,10,12 Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to … Continue reading

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The Relentless Inevitable Progression of Old Age

Genesis 24:1; Genesis 25:7 Abraham was old and well stricken in age. Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): The thing that ultimately is … Continue reading

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The Sad Lament of Balaam

Hebrews 9:2; Numbers 23:10 It is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment. Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his! MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): There are many who … Continue reading

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Death, the Great “Last Enemy” & the “King of Terrors”

I Corinthians 15:26; Psalm 55:4,5        The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.        My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen upon me. Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror … Continue reading

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Facing the Grim Reality of Death

Deuteronomy 31:14        And the Lord said unto Moses, Behold, thy days approach that thou must die. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): We all have to meet and face the fact of death. It will come to each of us in some … Continue reading

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Our God and our Guide, for ever and ever.

Psalm 48:14        This God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even unto death. BASIL (329-379): Life is a journey which commences when we enter the world, and ends at the grave. WILLIAM JAY … Continue reading

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Deathbed Conversions

Matthew 25:1-8        Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. They that were foolish took … Continue reading

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The Brevity of Life

James 4:14        What is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time and then vanisheth away. MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): Of everything that is uncertain in life, the most uncertain of all is life itself. … Continue reading

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Deathbeds

Isaiah 43:2        Fear not; when thou passeth through the waters I will be with thee, and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee. J. C. PHILPOT (1802-1869): How many of the dear saints of God, when they have … Continue reading

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When Vanity Meets Ultimate Reality

Ezekiel 18:30; Jeremiah 13:15; Job 18:14        I will judge you, O house of Israel, everyone according to his ways, saith the LORD GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.        … Continue reading

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