Omnipotence Can Use Anything
Oct27

Omnipotence Can Use Anything

Samuel Rutherford observes how God’s almighty power can use even the most insignificant means as though they had great power. He says that God does not use means because they are efficacious in themselves; rather it is because He uses them that they are efficacious. He used a ram’s horn to cause the walls of Jericho to fall. In God’s hand it was more powerful than the greatest weapons of war.  Thus even a straw may be a...

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Flee to the Rock of Ages
Oct20

Flee to the Rock of Ages

“Our strength must be in Christ the rock of ages. We must fly to our chambers. In Him must we retire and there must we hide ourselves. Only on Christ’s side can we ride safe and be free of the hazard of the storm” – John Brown of...

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No Obedience, No True Comfort
Sep24

No Obedience, No True Comfort

“If you do deny God in your obedience, God in justice will deny you in your peace and comforts; he that will not work shall not eat. As it is true in worldly things, so it is also true in spiritual things; if you do not your duties towards God, God will suspend the comforts of your graces from you; if you do your duty toward God, you shall eat of the promised Land: if you will not let the Spirit of God work and operate in you in...

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They Cannot Take God From You
Sep07

They Cannot Take God From You

“They may cast a man in prison, that neither wife not any of his relations shall have access to him to be refreshing and comfortable to him. But neither lock nor key, nor strong walls nor doors can keep out his God from him” – John Brown of...

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Feelings Change, Christ Does Not
Aug30

Feelings Change, Christ Does Not

“In our fluctuations of feelings, it is well to remember that Jesus admits no change in His affections; your heart is not the compass Jesus saileth by” – Samuel...

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Why Faith is Not Materialistic
Aug25

Why Faith is Not Materialistic

“When faith is certain of a heavenly inheritance, it can be content with a small portion of earthly things” – David...

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