Monthly Archives: June 2016

All of Grace

Dwell much upon this partnership with the Son of God, unto which you have been called: for all your hope lies there. You can never be poor while Jesus is rich, since you are in one firm with him. Want can never assail you, since you are joint-proprietor with him who is possessor of heaven […]

The Mystery of Godliness

“Without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh” 1Ti 3:16. Godliness is a mystery! Fail to grasp this fact and you will never understand the nature of godliness. God did not create you to have just an ape-like capacity to imitate God. There would be no mystery in that, […]

God Works in the Dark

Ex 14:21 “The Lord caused the sea to go back … all that night.” In this verse there is a comforting message showing how God works in the dark. The real work of God for the children of Israel, was not when they awakened and found that they could get over the Red Sea; but […]

What Our Prisons Are For

A while ago it came on me so strongly that I needed to thank God specifically for things that were more easily issues of complaint or self-pity or even perhaps somewhat “begrudged” faith. So I did, thanking the Lord for all the things I felt like I was hating and all the things I wished […]

You Cannot Live in Sin

Did you know that you cannot live in sin? Well that’s exactly what Paul says in the first two verses of chapter six! He anticipates the objection that grace encourages people to sin in order to get more grace. Apparently, some had accused Paul of encouraging sin in just this way (Rom.3:8), and he replies […]