This Writer’s Heart: Conception to Birth “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” Mark 16:15 The mind conceives many stories. Some will die in thought. The ones conceived in the heart may have a good start but not be carried to completion. When a […]This Writer’s Heart: — Meeting Jesus With Donna Stearns
Revelation 1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, Commentary excerpts… Ellicott: The mouth which persecution closes God opens, and bids it speak to the world. Gill: I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day,…the first day of the week is […]
In this post Cathy collected encouraging thoughts about a wonderful verse, a verse which is inspiring and lifts our thoughts to Heaven. Thank you, Cathy!
“The transformation of persecuting Saul of Tarsus into the apostle Paul is a typical instance of the work of Grace in the heart.”
Thanks for posting this, Michael!
THE APOSTLE PAUL’S CONVERSION – A PATTERN OF THE CONVERSION OF EVERY BELIEVER TO COME!
When presented with the method of salvation of God’s people in the scriptures whether it be Lydia or Paul, the haters of Sovereign Grace and the Total Depravity of man always retort saying, “Oh but those were stray instances you are quoting. Yes the Lord may have opened Lydia’s heart (Acts 16:14) to believe, but the rest of us are required to open the door of our own hearts and accept Christ! Yes the Lord arrested the Christ hating Saul of Tarsus and made him a Christian almost against his will, but the rest of us are required to choose Christ by exercising our own free-will!”
Here’s what the Apostle himself says of the Lord’s dealings with him – “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ…
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Spurgeon has mined this verse and discovered incredible treasures. Thank you, Sherry!
The governor of the feast called the bridegroom, and saith unto him, every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse; but thou hast kept the good wine until now. – John 2:9-10
My dear friends, this is a great fact, that Christ’s feast increaseth in sweetness. When first the Lord Jesus Christ proclaimed a feast for the sons of men, the first cup He set upon the table was but a very little one, and it had in it but few words of consolation. You remember the inscription upon that ancient vessel, the first cup of consolation that was ever held to the sons of men-“The seed of the woman shall bruise the serpent’s head.” There was to them but little sweetness there: much to us, because we can understand it better, and some to them, because…
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