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Category: LOVING GOD BECAUSE HE LOVED US FIRST

With Christ My Savior

The Lord’s Merciful Look Upon His People

Preached at Providence Chapel, West Street, Croydon, Wednesday August 26th, 1846, by J. C. Philpot. Reprinted from The Gospel Standard, February 1863. “Look upon me, and be merciful unto me, as you did unto those who love your name” Psalm 119:132. Most of us, who have ever felt the Word of God precious, have our…
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Pithy Gems by Tom Moor III

“Nevertheless I am continually with You! You hold me by my right hand.” Psalm 73:23 This is the utterance of a faith which triumphs over contradictory circumstances and contradictory experiences. Believer in Jesus, bear in mind that this “nevertheless” stands firm for you also, whatever may be the “although” of adverse circumstances and experiences you…
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Pithy Gems by Thomas Moor II

Endeavor to attain the constant habit of . . . Try continually to think of the Lord Jesus as the God-man, who is . . . ever watching over you, ever loving you, ever caring for you, and ever listening to you. Endeavor to attain the constant habit of speaking to Jesus as a true-hearted…
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Pithem Gems from Thomas Moor

Pithy gems from Thomas Moor ~ ~ ~ ~ The sum of all progress in spiritual life is . . . more of Christ in the mind, to better know Him; more of Christ in the heart, to better love Him, and to be more influenced by Him; more of Christ in the life, to…
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It is Finished! by Arthur Pink

“When Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, ‘It is finished!’ Then bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.” John 19:30 How terribly have these blessed words of Christ been misunderstood, misappropriated and misapplied! How many seem to think that on the cross the Lord Jesus accomplished a work which rendered it unnecessary…
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GRACE AND TRUTH by Octavius Winslow – The Chastening of Love

GRACE AND TRUTH by Octavius Winslow – “The Chastening of Love” “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten.” Rev. 3:19. Who is the speaker of these words? Even Jesus, described as the “faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead, the prince of the kings of the earth, the Alpha and the Omega,…
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Love to God and the Divine Approval William Nicholson, 1862

“But if any man loves God, the same is known by him.” 1 Corinthians 8:3 Nothing on earth is of so much consequence to man as the Divine approbation. “He who believes has the witness in himself;” that he loves God, because he first loved him; his heart has been directed into the love of…
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Delighting in God! James Smith

  “The Believer’s Companion in Seasons of Affliction and Trouble” 1842 “Delight yourself in the Lord — and He shall give you the desires of your heart!” Psalm 37:4 Delighting in worldly things — effectually prevents our delighting in God. Therefore it is often the case, that the Lord strips us of these things, or…
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The Comfort of Love James Smith, 1860

The union and communion of believers, is intended for . . . our benefit, the world’s advantage, and God’s glory. It is by the Lord’s people being united together, and acting in character, that these ends are to be accomplished. Love is the cement that binds and holds the Lord’s people together, therefore we are…
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Our Love to God Arthur Pink, 1951

Our Love to God Arthur Pink, 1951 That there is such a thing as a human creature exercising love to God is clear from Scripture, “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God” (Rom 8:28). And they are identified in the remainder of that verse, “to those who…
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