And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof...Revelation 5:5 (KJV)

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Predestination and calling



Predestination and calling

“Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called.” Romans 8:30

Suggested Further Reading: 
1 John 3:19-24

The testimony of sense may be false, but the testimony of the Spirit must be true. We have the witness of the Spirit within, bearing witness with our spirits that we are born of God. 

There is such a thing on earth as an infallible assurance of our election. Let a man once get that, and it will anoint his head with fresh oil, it will clothe him with the white garment of praise, and put the song of the angel into his mouth. 

Happy, happy man, who is fully assured of his interest in the covenant of grace, in the blood of atonement, and in the glories of heaven! Such men there are here this very day. 
Let them “rejoice in the Lord alway, and again I say rejoice.” 

What would some of you give if you could arrive at this assurance? Mark, if you anxiously desire to know, you may know. If your heart pants to read its title clear it shall do so before long. 

No man ever desired Christ in his heart with a living and longing desire, who did not find him sooner or later. If you have a desire, God has given it to you. 

If you pant, and cry, and groan after Christ, even this is his gift; bless him for it. Thank him for little grace, and ask him for great grace. 

He has given you hope, ask for faith; and when he gives you faith, ask for assurance; and when you get assurance, ask for full assurance; and when you have obtained full assurance, ask for enjoyment; and when you have enjoyment, ask for glory itself; and he shall surely give it to you in his own appointed season.

For meditation:

 Are you content with a logical possession of God’s salvation, or do you long for a heart-felt assurance? Both head knowledge and heart knowledge are important. (1 John 2:3-5; 3:14,19,24; 4:13; 5:2,13,19-20).

Sermon no. 241
6 March (1859)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
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 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

 I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", 
 there is many more, sometimes
 I do many during the day as the time permits. 
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 ENGLISH:

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"THE PRINCE OF PREACHERS" 

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The peculiar sleep of the beloved



 GUATEMALA CITY, TOWER OF THE REFORMER . 


The peculiar sleep of the beloved

“So he giveth his beloved sleep.”
 Psalm 127:2

Suggested Further Reading: 
Psalm 4

It is God who steeps the mind in drowsiness, and bids us slumber, that our bodies may be refreshed, so that for tomorrow’s toil we may rise reinvigorated and strengthened. 

O my friends, how thankful should we be for sleep.
 Sleep is the best physician that I know of. 
Sleep has healed more pains of wearied bones than the most eminent physicians upon earth. It is the best medicine; the choicest thing of all the names which are written in all the lists of pharmacy. 

There is nothing like sleep! What a mercy it is that it belongs alike to all! God does not make sleep the boon of the rich man, he does not give it merely to the noble, or the rich, so that they can keep it as a peculiar luxury for themselves; but he bestows it upon all. 

Yes, if there is a difference, the sleep of the labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much. He who toils, sleeps all the sounder for his toil. 

While luxurious effeminacy cannot rest, tossing itself from side to side upon a bed of soft down, the hard-working labourer, with his strong and powerful limbs, worn out and tired, throws himself upon his hard couch and sleeps; and waking, thanks God that he has been refreshed.

 You know not, my friends, how much you owe to God, that he gives you rest at night. If you had sleepless nights, you would then value the blessing. 

If for weeks you lay tossing on your weary bed, you then would thank God for this favour. But as it is the gift of God, it is a gift most precious, one that cannot be valued until it is taken away; yea, even then we cannot appreciate it as we ought.

For meditation:

 Possession of spiritual blessings in Christ should not make us forget to thank God for our continued enjoyment of his common grace (Matthew 5:45; Acts 14:17).

Sermon no. 12
4 March (1855)


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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
♥ <(((>< † ♥ † ><)))> ♥ 
 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

 I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", 
 there is many more, sometimes
 I do many during the day as the time permits. 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? ..
 If you like to visit my other blogs, 
please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, 
Thanks... 

 ENGLISH:

 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE... 
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES... 

 Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD 
by sharing today's passage with friends... 
 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
 (E-mail) next to a pencil, 
 under my name at the bottom of post, or using the share link.. 

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
Copyright Statement 
This resource was produced before 1923 
and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain". 
Charles Spurgeon, 
"THE PRINCE OF PREACHERS" 

 COPYRIGHT POLICY: 
 We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing material from our website. 
If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work,
please contact us, we’ll be happy to verify and remove such content. 
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Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images available to continue spreading the Gospel. 
 Thank YOu and God Bless.
 27th December 2011 was created.
Mightywarrior

Monday, March 2, 2015

A sight of self

GUATEMALA CITY.

A sight of self

‘But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. And there is none that calleth upon thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of thee: for thou hast hid thy face from us, and hast consumed us, because of our iniquities. ‘ 
Isaiah 64:6–7

Suggested Further Reading: 

Acts 26:9–20

When you really feel your sinfulness, and mourn it, do not stop here; never give yourself any rest till you know that you are delivered from it, for it is one thing to say ‘Ah, I do sin,’ but it is quite another thing to say ‘He has saved me from my sin.’ 

It is one thing to have a repentance which makes you leave the sin you loved before, and another thing to talk about repentance. Ah, I have sometimes seen a child of God when he has sinned, and I have seen his broken-hearted actions, and heard his piteous confessions, and I can say that my heart goes out toward the man in whom there are tears of repentance of the right kind. 

It is one of the fairest sights that is seen under heaven when a believer who has gone wrong is willing to say, ‘I have sinned,’ and when he no more sets himself proudly up against his God, but humbles himself like a little child. 

Such a man as that shall be exalted. But I have seen—and it is a fearful sight to see—I have seen one who can sin and repent, and sin and repent.

 O that dry-eyed repentance is a damnable repentance! Take heed of it, brethren. I have known a man who professed to have been converted years and years ago, who, ever since that pretended conversion, has lived in a known sin, and yet he thinks he is a child of God because after he has fallen into the sin he has a little season of darkness arising from his conscience, but he quiets that conscience after a time, and presumptuously says, ‘I will not give up my hope.’

 Oh, that is an awful thing. God deliver you from dry-eyed repentance, for it is no repentance.

For meditation: 

Repentance is a change of mind; are you tempted to repent of your repentance? That would be an attempt to short-change God and can easily develop into a vicious circle. For God’s attitude to such behaviour see Jeremiah 34:12–17.

Sermon no. 437
2 March (1862)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,

you can be accepted into his kingdom. 

I invite you to let him to make of you,

what He always wanted. 

"PRAYER" 
Marvelous God Almighty, 
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free. 
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, 
not only to live on this earth, 
but to be expectant of my life in heaven. 
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
 Amen..
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
♥ <(((>< † ♥ † ><)))> ♥ 
 “The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon
 must lie, not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.”.... 
 Reflection and inspiration from the 
"Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon
 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, 
 without acquiring any monetary reward.
 God gave me the salvation for free, 
so I share the gospel of his word the same way .. 
( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ... 
 ♥♥♥ Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God ♥♥♥ 

 PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
 Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
 Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. Amen. 

 "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF PEACE, 
LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

 I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", 
 there is many more, sometimes
 I do many during the day as the time permits. 
 DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? ..
 If you like to visit my other blogs, 
please click at the link and If not clickable, 
please copy and paste the address to your browser, 
Thanks... 

 ENGLISH:

 TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE... 
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES... 

 Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD 
by sharing today's passage with friends... 
 Please share with your family and friends using small envelope
 (E-mail) next to a pencil, 
 under my name at the bottom of post, or using the share link.. 

 ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
Copyright Statement 
This resource was produced before 1923 
and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain". 
Charles Spurgeon, 
"THE PRINCE OF PREACHERS" 

 COPYRIGHT POLICY: 
 We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing material from our website. 
If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work,
please contact us, we’ll be happy to verify and remove such content. 
 Please provide to us the following details:
 1) Your name, E-mail Address. 
 2) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on your website. 
 3) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on our website. 
Some of the pictures from Flickr under Creative Commons License and also the bank of free Creative images for non commercial usage...

Everything we do is for God Almighty's glory,
 our creator and we pray for all the people that are making images available to continue spreading the Gospel. 
 Thank YOu and God Bless.
 27th December 2011 was created.
Mightywarrior