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Friday, August 21, 2015

Preparatory grace


Preparatory grace

‘When it pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me.’ Galatians 1:15–16

Suggested Further Reading: 
2 Timothy 2:23–26

Dr Gifford once went to see a woman in prison who had been a very gross offender. She was such a hardened reprobate, that the doctor began by discoursing with her about the judgments of God, and the punishments of hell, but she only laughed him to scorn, and called him opprobrious names. 

The doctor burst into tears, and said, ‘And yet, poor soul, there is mercy for you, even for such as you are, though you have laughed in the face of him who would do you good. 

Christ is able to forgive you, bad though you are; and I hope that he will yet take you to dwell with him at his right hand.’ 
In a moment the woman stopped her laughing, sat down quietly, burst into tears, and said, ‘Don’t talk to me in that way: I have always been told that I should be damned, and I made up my mind to be; I knew there was no chance, and so I have gone on from one sin to another: but if there is a hope of mercy for me, that is another thing: if there is a possibility of my being forgiven, that is another thing.’ 

The doctor at once opened his Bible, and began to read to her these words, ‘The blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.’ 

The greatest brokenness of heart followed. 
In subsequent visits the doctor was gratified to find that she was brought to Christ; and though she had to undergo a sentence of transportation for many years at that time, yet in after days the godly man saw her walking honestly and uprightly as a believer in Jesus Christ.

 Sinner, I wish that thought would bring you to Christ!

For meditation:

 Those who win souls are wise (Proverbs 11:30) and must speak wisely to win souls. A soft answer is more likely to have the desired effect than harsh words (Proverbs 15:1). 
Jesus said ‘Come unto me … and I will give you rest …;
 I am meek and lowly in heart’ (Matthew 11:28–29).
 He died to enable sinners to come to God through him. 
Can you still harden your heart against him?

Sermon no. 656
21 August (Undated Sermon)


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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.

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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:




SPANISH:

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

Mighty Warrior 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Reward for the Righteous


Reward for the Righteous 

"So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily He is a God that judgeth in the earth"   
(Psalm 58:11).

God's judgments in this life are not always clearly to be seen, for in many cases one event happeneth alike to all. This is the state of probation, not of punishment or reward. 

Yet at times God works terrible things in righteousness, and even the careless are compelled to own His hand. Even in this life righteousness has that kind of reward which it prefers above all others, namely, the smile of God, which creates a quiet conscience. 

Sometimes other recompenses follow, for God will be in no man's debt. But, at the same time, the chief reward of the righteous lies in the hereafter. Meanwhile, on a large scale, we mark the presence of the great Ruler among the nations. 

He breaks in pieces oppressive thrones and punishes guilty peoples. No one can study the history of the rise and fall of empires without perceiving that there is a power which makes for righteousness and, in the end, brings iniquity before its bar and condemns it with unsparing justice. 

Sin shall not go unpunished, and goodness shall not remain unrewarded. The Judge of all the earth must do right. 
Therefore, let us fear before Him and no more dread the power of the wicked.

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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.
 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:




SPANISH:

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.

Mighty Warrior 

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Holy Spirit glorifying Christ


The Holy Spirit glorifying Christ

‘He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.’ 
John 16:14

Suggested Further Reading: 
John 14:15–26

This is a most important principle to be held fast by all godly people, for the day may come when false prophets shall arise, and delude the people, and by this shall we be able to discover them; if they claim anything beyond what Christ has revealed, put them aside, for they are false prophets, wolves in sheep’s clothing. 

The Spirit only teaches us that which Christ has taught beforehand either by himself or by the inspired apostles. 
‘He shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.’ Just now we are in little danger from the excesses of fevered brains, for, as a rule, our sin is in being far too cold and dead to spiritual influences.

 I fear we are liable to another evil, and are apt to forget the person and work of the Comforter altogether. From many modern sermons would you know that there was a Holy Spirit? If it were not for the benediction or the doxology you might go in and out of many churches and meeting-houses by the year together, and scarcely know that there was such a person as that blessed, blessed giver of all good, the Holy Spirit. 

Sometimes we hear a little about his influences, as if the Holy Spirit were not as truly a person as even Jesus Christ himself, who in flesh and blood trod this earth. Oh, dear friends, I fear the first danger, that of running wild with whimsies and fancies about inner lights and new revelations; but I equally dread this last, this going forth to work with the sword, forgetting that it is the sword of the Spirit, and only mighty as the Holy Spirit makes it mighty ‘to the pulling down of strongholds.’

For meditation: 

The Holy Spirit is grieved when we do what we shouldn’t (Ephesians 4:25–30). How grieved he must be when attributed with things which are nothing to do with him. 
The Holy Spirit is quenched when we fail to do what we should (1 Thessalonians 5:16–19). 
How quenched he must be when the truth of his real work is suppressed. Are you tempted to go to one extreme or the other?

Sermon no. 465
17 August (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:




SPANISH:

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.

Mighty Warrior