“As dead flies cause even a bottle of perfume to stink, so a little foolishness spoils great wisdom and honour.” (Ecclesiastes 10:1) Read more “Dead Flies”
“As dead flies cause even a bottle of perfume to stink, so a little foolishness spoils great wisdom and honour.” (Ecclesiastes 10:1) Read more “Dead Flies” →
Reading: John 14:15-26; 15:17-26.
If we never need comfort there must be something wrong, for it was just because the disciples were about to enter a new stage of spiritual growth that the promise of the Comforter was given to them. Read more “The Comforter” →
We take this experience of Paul’s not merely for its own sake, but as an illustration of the supremely important truth of the difference between a legalistic attitude and a standing in grace. Read more “The Perils of Legality” →
“We would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: but we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead.” (2 Cor. 1:8-9).
Read more “A Life Under the Sovereignty of the Spirit” →
Reading: John 15.
I believe that, in these last days, there ought to be a very definite, a very clear cut, difference between the Lord’s people and the world. Read more “The Joy of the Lord” →
“And while He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head. Read more ““Waste”” →
“If every fraction of a second tells in the film in the camera, while ‘unveiled’ it faces the light, must not something of the same unseen work go on upon our spirits in every moment of unveiling before the Lord? Read more “Glimpses of Life” →
“You’re hopeless, you religion scholars and Pharisees! Frauds! You keep meticulous account books, tithing on every nickel and dime you get, but on the meat of God’s Law, things like fairness and compassion and commitment—the absolute basics!—you carelessly take it or leave it… People look at you and think you’re saints, but beneath the skin you’re total frauds.” (Matthew 23:23,28 TM) Read more “The Religion of Man” →