Dan 3:4-6 Then the herald loudly proclaimed: "To you the command is given, O peoples, nations and men of every language, (5) that at the moment you hear the sound of the horn, flute, lyre, trigon, psaltery, bagpipe and all...Continue ReadingNebuchadnezzar’s Image is still with us
The following words were written long ago by the English pastor J.C. Ryle. His books are well worth buying (Holiness; Practical Religion; Commentaries on the Gospels and more). You can access many of his writings online for free. So, does...Continue ReadingEncouragement From J.C. Ryle – Christ’s True Church is a Little Flock
"In my lifetime I did not care to hear that word that cut me most, and showed me my lost estate aright. I was vexed to hear my sins mentioned, and laid to my charge. I loved him best, who...Continue ReadingAn Acid Test to Reveal the Counterfeit
Gal 4:29-31 But just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now. (30) But what does the Scripture say? “Cast out the...Continue ReadingIshmael is Still Mocking Isaac
Eph 2:19-22 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, (20) built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being...Continue ReadingWhat is The Church – Really?
2Co 11:13-15 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. (14) And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light. (15) So it is no surprise if his servants, also,...Continue ReadingWhen the Wicked One’s Actions do not Square with His Presented Persona
But when I perceived that the fury of certain bad men had risen to such a height in your realm, that there was no place in it for sound doctrine, I thought it might be of service if I were...Continue ReadingWhy do the Nations Rage?
Jud 1:4 For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. I was reading from Thomas...Continue ReadingCreeps Creep in Among us – We must be more Watchful
The following is taken from J.C. Ryle's book Holiness, in the chapter entitled The Cost - But it does cost something to be a real Christian, according to the standard of the Bible. There are enemies to be overcome, battles to be...Continue ReadingConsider the Cost of Following Christ
Act 14:19-22 But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. (20) But when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up...Continue ReadingBeing Hated Does Not Mean You are Wrong