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A Godly Person is a Thankful Person

The Godly Man’s Picture Drawn with a Scripture Pencil by Thomas Watson “Praise and thanksgiving is the work of heaven and he begins that work here which he will always be doing in heaven…None but the godly can praise God … Continue reading

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The Life of the Pilgrim behind Pilgrim’s Progress

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or a brief relation of the exceeding mercy of God in Christ to him, to His poor servant, John Bunyan John Bunyan was a non-conformist English pastor who lived from 1628-1688. During his … Continue reading

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Still Learning to be Content in the Material World

“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (I Thess. 5:18). “Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever” (I Chron. 16:34). “It is good … Continue reading

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Christ’s Death: For All, Some or None?

Introductory Essay to John Owen’s The Death of Death in the Death of Christ by J. I. Packer “…we speak of God’s love as if it were no more than a general willingness to receive any who will turn and … Continue reading

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An Anglican Minister Bares His Soul

“A picture of the many spiritual conflicts that have passed between God and my soul before I could subject my will to Jesus, my Master.” – George Herbert I discovered the poetry of George Herbert in a university British literature … Continue reading

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Learning Contentment in a Material World

The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs “Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and delights in God’s wise and fatherly disposal in every condition.” With Thanksgiving coming up this … Continue reading

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