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The Gospel Rightly Understood

The Gospel, rightly understood and cordially embraced, will inspire the slothful with energy and the fearful with courage.  It will make the miser generous, melt the grouch into kindness, tame the raging tiger in the breast, and in a word, … Continue reading

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By The Grace Of God

I know what I ought to desire, and what I do desire. I point him out to others as the All-in-all; I esteem him as such in my own judgment; but, alas! my experience abounds with complaints. He is my … Continue reading

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More Than A Calvinist

To be enabled to form a clear, consistent, and comprehensive judgment of the truths revealed in the Scripture, is a great privilege. But they who possess it are exposed to the temptation of thinking too highly of themselves, and too … Continue reading

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A Brand Plucked Out Of The Fire

With Satan, my accuser, near My spirit trembled when I saw The Lord in majesty appear, And heard the language of the law. In vain I wish’d and strove to hide The tatter’d, filthy rags I wore; While my fierce … Continue reading

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You Must Be Born Again

There are some sentiments which I believe essential to the very state and character of a true Christian. And these make him a Christian, not merely by being his acknowledged sentiments, but by a certain peculiar manner in which he … Continue reading

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