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Choosing Friends

Excellent counsel from Jay Adams: Here is a word of wisdom for you: Stay away from a foolish man; you will gain no knowledge from his speech.     Proverbs 14:7  (CSB) One of the issues you should consider in choosing friends is what sort of truth you will gain from the choice. It may seem wise […]

Entrusting Ourselves to God

When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly. – 1 Peter 2:23 This week, I have seen many lies spoken of myself by men admired by other men, and, being human, I took notice. Lies are never […]

He Calls Us Friends

Jesus has called me His friend. I don’t think I’ll ever get over that. Here’s a short snippet from a recent sermon of mine. No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all things that I have heard […]

Spurgeon On Good Nature And Firmness

Do not be all sugar, or the world will suck you down; but do not be all vinegar or the world will spit you out. There is a medium in all things, only blockheads go to extremes. We need not be all rock or all sand, all iron or all wax. We should neither fawn […]

Sola Scriptura: On Strife

  “Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.” – Proverbs 10:12 “A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.” – Proverbs 16:28

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