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The Greatest Peril of Perilous Times

2 Timothy 3:1-6; Matthew 24:10-13 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false … Continue reading

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What is the Greatest Commandment in the Law?

Matthew 22:37-39        And Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is … Continue reading

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Ask Yourself: What Really Motivates Me to Worship God?

Malachi 3:14        What profit is it that we have kept his ordinance? STEPHEN CHARNOCK (1628-1680): Self is the chief end of every natural man…It is natural for man to worship God for self; self-righteousness is the rooted aim of … Continue reading

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Obedience to God’s Word: The Best Proof of True Love for Christ

John 14:21, 23; John 15:10; John 14:24; Luke 6:46        He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me…If a man love me, he will keep my words.        If ye keep my commandments, ye … Continue reading

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Considering the Love of Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper

Hebrews 3:1        Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Jesus Christ. JEREMIAH DYKE (1584-1639): It is good, when we are come to the Lord’s Table, to do as Solomon … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Saints & Devils

Proverbs 23:26; Proverbs 22:17        My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.        Apply thine heart unto my knowledge. R. C. CHAPMAN (1803-1902): Self-examination is a solemn and profitable business: it should mainly consist … Continue reading

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The Marks of Spiritual Regeneration by the Holy Ghost

Acts 19:2        Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? GEORGE WHITEFIELD (1714-1770): I shall lay down some Scripture marks whereby we may know whether we have thus received the Holy Ghost or not…First I shall mention, is … Continue reading

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The Necessity of True Christian Zeal in Evil Times

Titus 2:11-14        For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; looking for that blessed hope, … Continue reading

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When Hatred is a Holy Christ-like Emotion

Hebrews 1:8,9; Psalm 97:10        Unto the Son, he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity.        Ye that love … Continue reading

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The Love of God in Jesus Christ Part 4: The Height of Christ’s Love

John 17:22-24        And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and … Continue reading

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