The Pilgrim Journal - Page 2 of 13 - Good Christian reading for both the pilgrim and the sojourner. Relax and enjoy a good book.

Deity and Humanity of our Lord

1 ERE the blue heavens were stretch’d abroad, From everlasting was the Word: With God He was; the Word was God, And must divinely be adored. 2 By His own power were all things made; By Him supported all things stand; He is the whole creation’s head, And angels fly at His command. 3 Ere sin was born,... Continue Reading →

Commentary On Job 2:1-10

Job 2:1–6 (ESV) 1 Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the LORD. 2 And the LORD said to Satan, “From where have you come?” Satan answered the LORD and said, “From going to and... Continue Reading →

Commentary On Mark 6:1-6

Mark 6:1–6 (ESV) 1 He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. 2 And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are... Continue Reading →

Grace causing Love

1 WE love Thee, Lord, because when we Had err’d and gone astray, Thou didst recall our wandering souls Into the heavenward way. 2 When helpless, hopeless, we were lost In sin and sorrow’s night, Thou didst send forth a guiding ray Of Thy benignant light. 3 Because when we forsook Thy ways, Nor kept Thy holy will,... Continue Reading →

Commentary On Romans 5:1-5

Romans 5:1–5 (ESV) 1 Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only that, but we... Continue Reading →

Commentary On Job 1:20-22

Job 1:20–22 (ESV) 20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. 21 And he said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.” 22 In all this... Continue Reading →

The City of God: Book 1: Chapter Twenty

Chapter 20 It is significant that in Holy Scripture no passage can be found enjoining or permitting suicide either in order to hasten our entry into immortality or to void or avoid temporal evils. God’s command, ‘Thou shalt not kill,’ is to be taken as forbidding self-destruction, especially as it does not add ‘thy neighbor,’... Continue Reading →

Grace Acknowledged

1 WHEN I stand before the throne Dress’d in beauty not my own, When I see Thee as Thou art, Love Thee with unsinning heart, Then, Lord, shall I fully know— Not till then—how much I owe. 2 Chosen not for good in me, Waken’d up from wrath to flee, Hidden in the Saviour’s side, By the... Continue Reading →

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