Daily Thoughts Blog

Brokenness and Blessing

The Bible is full of great words for God’s warriors. They sound like trumpets. But there are other words that speak very quietly deep within us. Perhaps there are some who are sorely tempted because of the hardness of the work entrusted to them. That which they had hoped for has not happened. Perhaps they feel they […]

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The Praise of Men is a Snare

“A man is tried by his praise.” (RV) – Proverbs 27:21   Will you ponder that word? How does praise affect you? Are you lifted up by it or are you humbled by it? Does it make you feel, “I must be a special person”, or “How little the one who speaks like that knows […]

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The Glory of God revealed

The glory of God revealed in all creation http://www.andiesisle.com/magnificent.html  

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‘Lord, Open their Eyes’

Australian missionaries Jocelyn and Ken Elliott, both in their 80s, had been running a hospital for some four decades in the town of Djibo in the West African country of Birkina Faso when they were captured by an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group over a month ago and are believed to have been held in neighbouring […]

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New Biography on Conrad Murrell, Grace and Truth

My new biography on Conrad Murrell, Grace and Truth, is scheduled to arrive from the printers in approximately 2-3 weeks. It can now be pre-ordered at a discount at the book website,  www.conradmurrell.com The website allows only orders of 1 or 2 copies; anything more is considered a bulk order, and must be ordered from our […]

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I am His

‘I am His’. Every believer in Jesus can say it, and with full assurance, ‘I am the Lord’s’. Humbly and astonishingly, we may also say that He is ours. To the Christian, God is not just the Lord, but my Lord. It is of this bond, by which we have become His, that I want to speak. His by […]

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The Damaging Delusion of Prosperity Faith

It has been around for awhile. I am not taking the time here to note the earliest traces of the “word of faith” and prosperity movement in America. But certainly in the beginning of the 20th century, the early seeds of the “word of faith”, prosperity doctrine movement were being planted in America. Perhaps the earliest modern figure was […]

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Rebuking One Another

Whenever necessity compels one to reprove or rebuke another, we ought to proceed with godly discernment and caution. First of all, let us consider whether the other fault is such as we ourselves have never had, or whether it is one that we have overcome. Then, if we have never had such a fault, let […]

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The Logic of Election

The Logic of Election Divine election is the foundation of sanctification, and not the other way around (1 Peter 1:1-2). Everything depends upon God taking the initiative. This, of course, is the reason why, when rightly understood, the doctrine of election never leads to moral carelessness, although that accusation has often been leveled against it. The logic […]

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Real Repentance

Many mourn for their sins that do not truly repent of them; they weep bitterly at times for them, and yet continue to be in love and league with them. – Matthew Henry Some people do not like to hear much of repentance. But it is so necessary that, if I should die in the pulpit, I would desire to die preaching repentance. – Matthew […]

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