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Saturday, September 12, 2015

The clean and the unclean



The clean and the unclean

‘Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, These are the beasts which ye shall eat among all the beasts that are on the earth. Whatsoever parteth the hoof, and is cloven footed, and cheweth the cud, among the beasts, that shall ye eat.’
 Leviticus 11:2–3

Suggested Further Reading: 
Ephesians 3:14–4:3

There are two tests, but they must both be united. 
The beast that was clean was to chew the cud: here is the inner-life; every true-hearted man must know how to read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest the sacred Word.

The man who does not feed upon gospel truth is no heir of heaven. You must know a Christian by his inwards, by that which supports his life and sustains his frame.

 But then the clean creatures were also known by their walk. The Jew at once discovered the unclean animal by its having an undivided hoof; but if the hoof was thoroughly divided, then it was clean, provided that it also chewed the cud. 

So there must be in the true Christian a peculiar walk such as God requires. You cannot tell a man by either of these tests alone; you must have them both. 

But while you use them upon others, apply them to yourselves. What do you feed on? What is your habit of life? Do you chew the cud by meditation? When your soul feeds on the flesh and blood of Christ have you learned that his flesh is meat indeed, and that his blood is drink indeed? If so ’tis well. 

What about your life? Are your conversation and your daily walk according to the description of believers in Christ which is given in the Word? If not, the first test will not stand alone. 

You may profess the faith within, but if you do not walk aright without, you belong to the unclean.

 On the other hand, you may walk aright without, but unless there is the chewing of the cud within, unless there is a real feeding upon precious truth in the heart, all the right walking in the world will not prove you to be a Christian.

For meditation: 

Claiming the inward without displaying the outward is hypocrisy (James 2:26); displaying the outward without desiring the inward is self-righteousness (Luke 18:9–14). Saving faith both admits the need of the inward and displays the outward (Philippians 2:12–13; James 2:22).

Sermon no. 499
12 September (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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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" 
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Friday, September 11, 2015

Sufferers Make Strong Believers




Sufferers Make Strong Believers 

"It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth" (Lamentations 3:27).

This is as good as a promise.
 It has been good, it is good, and it will be good for me to bear the yoke. Early in life I had to feel the weight of conviction, and ever since it has proved a soul-enriching burden. 

Should I have loved the gospel so well had I not learned by deep experience the need of salvation by grace?
 Jabez was more honorable than his brethren because his mother bare him with sorrow, and those who suffer much in being born unto God make strong believers in sovereign grace. 

The yoke of censure is an irksome one, but it prepares a man for future honor. He is not fit to be a leader who has not run the gauntlet of contempt.

 Praise intoxicates if it be not preceded by abuse.
Men who rise to eminence without struggle usually fall into dishonor. 

The yoke of affliction, disappointment, and excessive labor is by no means to be sought for; but when the LORD lays it on us in our youth, it frequently develops a character which glorifies God and blesses the church. 

Come, my soul, bow thy neck; take up they cross.
 It was good for thee when young; it will not harm thee now.
 For Jesus' sake, shoulder it carefully.
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 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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not in its fashion and manner, 
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 rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God 
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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" 
 You can see two post at the time, please go to the bottom and look for the "Blog Archive", there is many more, sometimes I do many during the day as the time permits. 
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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

The question of fear and the answer of faith


The question of fear and the answer of faith

“Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.” 
Job 23:6

Suggested Further Reading: 
2 Corinthians 2:14-3: 5

Didst thou ever stand and take a view of heaven? 
Hast thou discerned the hills which lie between your soul and paradise? 
Hast thou counted the lions thou hast to fight, the giants to be slain, and the rivers to be crossed? 

Didst thou ever notice the many temptations with which thou art beset, the trials thou hast to endure, the difficulties thou hast to overcome, the dangers thou hast to avoid?

 Didst thou ever take a bird’s eye view of heaven, and all the dangers which are strewn thickly along the path thither?
 And didst thou ever ask thyself this question, “How shall I, a poor feeble worm, ever get there?”
 Didst thou ever say within thyself, “I am not a match for all my foes, how shall I arrive at paradise?”
 If thou hast ever asked this question, I will tell thee what is the only answer for it: thou must be girded with almighty strength, or else thou wilt never gain the victory.

 Easy thy path may be, but it is too hard for thy infantile strength, without the almighty power. Thy path may be one of little temptation, and of shallow trial; but thou wilt be drowned in the floods yet, unless almighty power preserve thee. 

Mark me! However smooth thy way, there is nothing short of the bare arm of deity that can land any one of you in heaven. We must have divine strength, or else we shall never get there. 

And there is an illustration of these words: “No, but he will put his strength in me.” “And shall I hold on to the end?” says the believer. Yes, thou wilt, for God’s strength in is thee. 

“Shall I be able to bear such-and-such a trial?”
 Yes, thou wilt. 
Cannot omnipotence stem the torrent? 
And omnipotence is in thee; for, like Ignatius of old, thou art a God-bearer; thou bearest God about with thee.

 Thy heart is a temple of the Holy Spirit, and thou shalt yet overcome.

For meditation:

 Without Christ we can do nothing (John 15:5)—we have no reason for self-confidence. In Christ we can do all things (Philippians 4:13)—there is no need for despair. Do you regard yourself as self-sufficient or as Christ-sufficient? See 2 Corinthians 12:9.

Sermon no. 108
8 September (Preached 31 August 1856)

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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.” 
~ C. H. 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" 
 You can see two post at the time, please go to the bottom and look for 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: 
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 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
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 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon. 
 This resource was produced before 1923 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

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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.
 Blog created February 15, 2010 ..
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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Christ triumphant


Christ triumphant

“And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.” 
Colossians 2:15

Suggested Further Reading: 
Isaiah 63:1-6

I might describe the mighty pictures at the end of the procession; for in the old Roman triumph, the deeds of the conqueror were all depicted in paintings. 

The towns he had taken, the rivers he had passed, the provinces he had subdued, the battles he had fought, were represented in pictures and exposed to the view of the people, who with great festivity and rejoicing, accompanied him in throngs, or beheld from the windows of their houses, and filled the air with their acclamations and applauses.

 I might present to you first of all the picture of hell’s dungeons blown to atoms. Satan had prepared deep in the depths of darkness a prison-house for God’s elect; but Christ has not left one stone upon another. 

On the picture I see the chains broken in pieces, the prison doors burnt with fire, and all the depths shaken to their foundations. On another picture I see heaven open to all believers; I see the gates that were fast shut heaved open by the golden lever of Christ’s atonement.

 I see another picture, the grave despoiled; I behold Jesus in it, slumbering for awhile, and then rolling away the stone and rising to immortality and glory. 

But we cannot stay to describe these mighty pictures of the victories of his love. We know that the time shall come when the triumphant procession shall cease, when the last of his redeemed shall have entered into the city of happiness and of joy, and when with the shout of a trumpet heard for the last time, he shall ascend to heaven, and take his people up to reign with God, even our Father, for ever and ever, world without end.

For meditation: 

The victory and triumph (or victory parade) are Christ’s alone; 
if you are a Christian, your part in his victory procession is to be found in 2 Corinthians 2:14.

Sermon no. 273
4 September (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.” 
~ C. H. 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" 
 You can see two post at the time, please go to the bottom and look for 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 ARE AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE.. TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL O CUALQUIER OTRO LENGUAJE... 
 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 STATAMENT" 

 Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers,"
 Charles Haddon Spurgeon. 
 This resource was produced before 1923 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain".

 "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 do provide 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 images taken 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.
 Blog created February 15, 2010 ..
MIGHTY WARRIOR