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The Solemn Fast

Ecclesiastes 3:1,4; Joel 2:12,15 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven―a time to weep…a time to mourn. Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, … 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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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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Snakes in the Bosom

Job 31:33; Proverbs 23:32        If I covered my trangressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom.        At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): Some desire to … Continue reading

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Common Sense

Ruth 2:2,17,18          And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find grace…So she gleaned in the field until even, and beat … 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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Repentance & Faith: The Chicken or the Egg?

Acts 20:21        Repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): There was a question once asked by the old Puritan divines—Which was first in the soul, Faith or Repentance? Some said that a … Continue reading

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