Tag Archives: Sanctification

The Yellow Canary of Joy

Christian, a simple question to ask yourself today: “Am I happy in Jesus?” With a simple illustration, Jim Johnston helps us see that our answer to this question is more important than we may know. Joy is one of the … Continue reading

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One, Necessary Duty

What is the most important duty for those who desire to love God and others well? Christine Hoover answers: At Christmas, I make caramelized popcorn as a gift for friends and neighbors. In order to perfect the caramel coating, the … Continue reading

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How to Become Spiritually Miserable

Eric Davis offers 13 ways to become spiritually miserable. Each one is worth your consideration and reflection. Meditate on how you have seemed to receive a “raw deal” when things are hard. While thinking about your “raw deal,” seek the … Continue reading

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You Are Christ’s

“You are Christ’s…” 1 Corinthians 3:23 Charles Spurgeon’s meditation on this verse is worth your pondering. You are his by donation, for the Father gave you to the Son; (you are) his by his bloody purchase, for he counted down … Continue reading

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My 2016 Resolution

J.C. Ryle has supplied the words for my top resolution for 2016. In his sermon entitled, “Sickness,” he offers the following exhortation: Let us cleave to Christ more closely, love Him more heartily, live to Him more thoroughly, copy Him … Continue reading

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God Builds By Tearing Down

Why does it seem like God gives me the opposite of what I need? Richard Sibbes answers: God often works by contraries: when he means to give victory, he will allow us to be hinder at first; when he means … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Shepherding Your Family on Saturday to Sunday. Here are some practical thoughts about how to shepherd your family 24/7. The 498 Anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. An enlightening interview with Dr. Carl Trueman about the good Doctor Luther. Six … Continue reading

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