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Saturday, March 7, 2015

God’s will and man’s will



God’s will and man’s will

‘Whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.’ Revelation 22:17

Suggested Further Reading: 
2 Timothy 2:8–19

Some brethren have altogether forgotten one order of truths, and then, in the next place, they have gone too far with others. We have all one blind eye, and too often we are like Nelson in the battle, we put the telescope to that blind eye, and then protest that we cannot see. 

I heard of one man who said he had read the Bible through thirty-four times, but could not see a word about election in it—he put the telescope to the blind eye. 

Many of us do that; we do not want to see a truth, and therefore we say we cannot see it. On the other hand, there are others who push a truth too far. 

‘This is good; this is precious!’ say they, and then they think it is good for everything; as if it were the only truth in the world. 

You know how often things are injured by over-praise; how a good medicine, which really was a great boon for a certain disease, comes to be despised utterly by the physician, because a certain quack has praised it up as being a universal cure; so puffery [exaggeration] in doctrine leads to its dishonour. 

Truth has thus suffered on all sides; on the one hand brethren would not see all the truth, and on the other hand they magnified out of proportion that which they did see. 

You have seen those mirrors, those globes that are sometimes hung up in gardens; you walk up to them and you see your head ten times as large as your body, or you walk away and put yourself in another position, and then your feet are monstrous and the rest of your body is small; this is an ingenious toy, but I am sorry to say that many go to work with God’s truth upon the model of this toy; they magnify one capital truth, till it becomes monstrous; they minimise and speak little of another truth till it becomes altogether forgotten.

For meditation: 

Are any Biblical doctrines your pet favourites? 
Are there some you love to hate? 
Doctrinal balance depends on us believing ‘all scripture’ 
(2 Timothy 3:16) and accepting ‘all the counsel of God’ 
(Acts 20:27) without picking and choosing as we like.

Sermon no. 442
7 March (Preached 30 March 1862)


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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, 
you can be accepted in to 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 
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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" 
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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Jesus about his Father’s business



Jesus about his Father’s business

“Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, 
and to finish his work.” 
John 4:34

Suggested Further Reading:
 John 18:33-40

Satan took him to the brow of a hill, and offered him all the kingdoms of this world—a mightier dominion even than Caesar had—if he would bow down and worship him. 

That temptation was substantially repeated in Christ’s life a thousand times. You remember one practical instance as a specimen of the whole.

 “They would have taken him by force and would have made him a king.” And if he had but pleased to accept that offer, on the day when he rode into Jerusalem upon a colt, the foal of an ass, when all cried “Hosanna!” when the palm branches were waving, he had needed to have done nothing but just to have gone into the temple, to have commanded with authority the priest to pour the sacred oil publicly upon his head, and he would have been king of the Jews. 

Not with the mock title which he wore upon the cross, but with a real dignity he might have been monarch of nations. As for the Romans, his omnipotence could have swept away the intruders. 

He could have lifted up Judaea into a glory as great as the golden days of Solomon: he might have built Palmyras and Tadmors in the desert: he might have stormed Egypt and have taken Rome. 

There was no empire that could have resisted him. 
With a band of zealots such as that nation could have furnished, and with such a leader capable of working miracles walking at the head, the star of Judaea might have risen with resplendent light, and a visible kingdom might have come, and his will might have been done on earth, from the river unto the ends of the earth.

 But he came not to establish a carnal kingdom upon earth, else would his followers fight: he came to wear the thorn-crown, to bear our griefs and to carry our sorrows.

For meditation: 

Of what profit would it have been to any man, if Christ had gained the whole world and lost all our souls?

Sermon no. 302
5 March (Preached 4 March 1860)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, 
you can be accepted in to 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" 
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... 
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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.. 

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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". 

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.  
Blog Created April 13/2012.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Grieve not the Holy Spirit

ATITLAN LAKE, GUATEMALA

Grieve not the Holy Spirit

‘And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.’ 
Ephesians 4:30

Suggested Further Reading: 
Isaiah 63:7–19

Grieving the Holy Spirit produces a lamentable result. 
In the child of God it will not lead to his utter destruction, 
for no heir of heaven can perish; neither will the Holy Spirit be utterly taken away from him, for the Spirit of God is given to abide with us for ever. 

But the ill-effects are nevertheless most terrible. 
You will lose, my dear friends, all sense of the Holy Spirit’s presence: he will be as one hidden from you—no beams of comfort, no words of peace, no thoughts of love—there will be what Cowper calls, ‘an aching void the world can never fill.’ 

Grieve the Holy Spirit, and you will lose all Christian joy; 
the light shall be taken from you, and you shall stumble in darkness; those very means of grace which once were such a delight, shall have no music in your ear. 

Your soul shall be no longer as a watered garden, but as a howling wilderness. Grieve the Spirit of God, and you will lose all power; if you pray, it will be a very weak prayer—you will not prevail with God. When you read the Scriptures, you shall not be able to lift the latch and force your way into the inner mysteries of truth. 

When you go up to the house of God, there shall be none of that devout exhilaration, that running without weariness, 
that walking without fainting. 

You shall feel yourself like Samson when his hair was lost, weak, captive, and blinded. Let the Holy Spirit depart, 
and assurance is gone, doubts follow, questionings and suspicions are aroused. 

Grieve the Spirit of God, and usefulness will cease: 
the ministry shall yield no fruit; your Sunday School work shall be barren; your speaking to others and labouring for others shall be like sowing the wind.

For meditation:

 If it is unprofitable for us to cause our church leaders to grieve, (Hebrews 13:17), how much worse it must be for us if we cause our God to grieve (Hebrews 3:7–18).

Sermon no. 738
3 March (1867)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, 
you can be accepted in to 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" 
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 
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 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.  
Blog Created April 13/2012.
Mightywarrior

Sunday, March 1, 2015

The procession of sorrow



The procession of sorrow

‘And they took Jesus, and led him away.’ John 19:16

Suggested Further Reading: John 15:18–21

I will not say it is because we are unfaithful to our Master that the world is more kind to us, but I half suspect it is, and it is very possible that if we were more thoroughly Christians the world would more heartily detest us, and if we would cleave more closely to Christ we might expect to receive more slander, more abuse, less tolerance, and less favour from men. 

You young believers, who have lately followed Christ, should father and mother forsake you, remember you were bidden to reckon upon it; should brothers and sisters deride, you must put this down as part of the cost of being a Christian.

 Godly working men, should your employers or your fellow-workers frown upon you; wives, should your husbands threaten to cast you out, remember, without the camp was Jesus’ place, and without the camp is yours. 

O you Christian men, who dream of trimming your sails to the wind, who seek to win the world’s favour, I do beseech you cease from a course so perilous. We are in the world, but we must never be of it; we are not to be secluded like monks in the cloister, but we are to be separated like Jews among Gentiles; men, but not of men; helping, aiding, befriending, teaching, comforting, instructing, but not sinning. 

The more manifestly there shall be a great gulf between the church and the world, the better shall it be for both; the better for the world, for it shall be thereby warned; the better for the church, for it shall be thereby preserved. Go then, like the Master, expecting to be abused, to wear an ill name, and to earn reproach; go, like him, without the camp.

For meditation:

 The doctrine that Christians can befriend and please both God and the world is not a biblical one (Galatians 1:10; James 4:4; 1 John 2:15). Are you trying to do the impossible?

Sermon no. 497
1 March (1863)

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 If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ, you can be accepted in to 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" 
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 
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 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.  
Blog Created April 13/2012.
Mightywarrior

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