Believers are a Little Flock This passage contains a gracious word of consolation for all true believers (Luke 12:32). Our Lord knew the hearts of his disciples well. He knew how ready they were to be filled with fears of every description, fears because of the fewness of their number, fears because of the multitude… Continue Reading
Holiness by J.C. Ryle
“Sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4
He who wishes to attain right views about Christian holiness must begin by examining the vast and solemn subject of sin. He must dig down very low if he would build high. A mistake here is most mischievous. Wrong views about holiness are generally traceable to wrong views about human corruption. I make no apology for beginning this volume of messages about holiness by making some plain statements about sin.
When the storms of life blow our way, we can either cringe in despair or flee to the heavenly Mercy Seat—the God of all comfort (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4). There we can find the help and strength to be overcomers. Trials can sometimes embitter and harden our spirits. However, if we use the trial to… Continue Reading
“Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.” – Isaiah 52:13 One of the most tragic graces we have lost today in our Christianity is the fear of the LORD, and reverence for Jesus Christ, in particular. As the enemy, the world, or corrupt flesh delight to… Continue Reading
The Happy Man lives in the city of Regeneration, many times does jobs of Self-denial,
wears the garment of Humility, and the Robe of Christ’s Righteousness.
It is always the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus. But Satan’s work is just the opposite; he is constantly trying to make us look at ourselves instead of Christ. He insinuates, ‘Your sins are too great for pardon; you have no faith; you do not repent enough; you… Continue Reading