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God Preserving and Governing: The Mystery of Providence

The Mystery of Providence by John Flavel “The greatness of God is a glorious and unsearchable mystery. The condescension of the most high God to men is also a profound mystery. But when both these meet together, as they do … Continue reading

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Everything Happens for a Reason: All Things for Good

All Things for Good by Thomas Watson “God does not deal alike with all; He has trials for the strong and cordials for the weak…If God does not give you that which you like, He will give you that which … Continue reading

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A Godly Person is a Thankful Person: The Godly Man’s Picture

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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Resolving to Kill Sin, Part One: The Who and Why of Mortification

The Mortification of Sin by John Owen “The choicest believers, who are assuredly freed from the condemning power of sin, ought yet to make it their business, all their days, to mortify the indwelling power of sin.” A new year … 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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