Tag Archives: God

Believe in Christ’s Cross

I am not trying, O Lord, to penetrate Thy loftiness, for I cannot begin to match my understanding with it, but I desire in some measure to understand Thy truth, which my heart believes and loves. For I do not … Continue reading

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Calvin on Sanctification

Let us not cease to do the utmost, that we may incessantly go forward in the way of the Lord; and let us not despair because of the smallness of our accomplishments. —John Calvin

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Longing For God

“Most high, omnipotent, merciful Lord, Thine is all praise, the honor, and the glory and every benediction. To Thee alone are they confined, and no man is worthy to speak Thy Name” Francis of Assisi “But the believing soul longs … Continue reading

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Robert Herrick, “Litany to the Holy Spirit”

When, God knows, I’m toss’d about Either with despair or doubt; Yet before the glass be out, Sweet Spirit, comfort me! When the tempter me pursu’th With the sins of all my youth, And half damns me with untruth, Sweet … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Easter

Soon we will be celebrating Resurrection Sunday again, and what a celebration it is. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was crucified, died, and was buried and on the third day, rose again to be seated at the Fathers right … Continue reading

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Honest

HONEST: Difficulties, lions, or Vanity Fair, [Mr. Fearing] feared not at all; it was only sin, death, and hell, that were to him a terror, because he had some doubts about his interest in that celestial country. —John Bunyan, Pilgrim’s … Continue reading

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The Hope of all Mankind

Even your own past has to bow to the mighty name of Jesus and free you from its grave of regrets if God has called you…. The Cross has eliminated everything in the enemies arsenal of weapons that could possibly … Continue reading

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