“I am a pilgrim in the world, but at home in my God. In Earth I wander, but in God I dwell in a quiet habitation.” Charles H. Spurgeon Morning & Evening 27-02
“I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost; Christianity without Christ; forgiveness without repentance; salvation without regeneration; politics without God; and Heaven without Hell.” – William Booth Surely we are facing these chief dangers in this very day!
“Let your repentance be a growing habit, your faith an increasing faith, your holiness a progressive holiness, your victory over the world a more decided victory, your love to the brethren a more hearty love, your watchfulness over yourself a more jealous watchfulness.” – J. C. Ryle
Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. By words one of us can give to another the greatest happiness or bring about utter despair. . . Words call forth emotions and are universally the means by which we influence our… Continue reading Words
Let us learn from our Lord’s instruction about fasting, the great importance of cheerfulness in our religion. Those words, “anoint thy head, and wash thy face,” are full of deep meaning. . . . Are we dissatisfied with Christ’s wages, and Christ’s service? Surely not! Then let us not look as if we were. – J.… Continue reading Cheerfullness in Service
The adventurous life is not one exempt from fear, but on the contrary one that is lived in full knowledge of fears of all kinds, one in which we go forward in spite of our fears. Many people have the utopian tides that others are less afraid than they are, and they feel therefore that… Continue reading The Adventure of Living
Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. John 19:1 Scourging is a very cruel form of torture. The victim’s hands are tied to an upright post with the body bent forward and bared to the wrist. A whip, made of leather, with pieces of metal and sharp bits of bone woven into it, was… Continue reading Scourging