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PSALM 22 12 Many bulls encompass me; strong bulls of Bashan surround me; 13 they open wide their mouths at me, like a ravening and roaring lion. 14 I have been poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax and has melted in my inner parts.... Continue Reading →

A Worm And Not A Man

PSALM 22 4 In you our fathers trusted; they trusted, and you delivered them. 5 To you they cried and were rescued; in you they trusted and were not put to shame. 6 But I am a worm and not a man, reproached by others and despised by the people. 7 All who see me... Continue Reading →

Heaven’s Nurse Children

‘I taught Ephraim also to go, taking them by their arms.’ Hosea 11:3 SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: 1 Thessalonians 2:1–12 What a mercy it is that the Lord reveals to us his own truth by slow degrees! We ought never to expect our young converts to understand the doctrine of election and to be able to... Continue Reading →

The Water Of Life

‘The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water.’ John 4:15 SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Revelation 22:1–17 The apostle John says he saw a ‘river of water of life’. Nobody is afraid when there is a deep, broad, flowing river to draw from. Who fears to exhaust the Thames or drain the Danube by his... Continue Reading →

Purging out the leaven

‘Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness;... Continue Reading →

Living Temples For The Living God

‘Thus saith the LORD …; but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.’ Isaiah 66:1–2 SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Psalm 91:1–16 Those that are of this character secure a great blessing. God says he will look to them. That means several... Continue Reading →

The Sheep And Their Shepherd

‘My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.’ John 10:27 SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Psalm 23:1–6 What sweet music there is to us in the name which is given to our Lord Jesus Christ—‘the good shepherd’! It not only describes the office he holds, but it sets forth the sympathy he... Continue Reading →

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