Tag Archives: Glory

Tony Miano: Improve Results of Evangelistic Services By Getting Arrested

If other pastors ask a serious question about how to replicate actions that will increase results from an evangelistic service [as if their actions, itinerary or method will make a difference, as if it is in their power to make it so], is the answer to give them – even “in jest” – that getting […]

Loud Braying Reveals An Ass

Charles Haddon Spurgeon: “Never talk of what you have done, but go on to something else. An officer rode up to his general, and said, “Sir, we have taken two guns from the enemy.” “It is well,” said the general, “take two more.” BA59 The Lord loves to use tools which are not rusted with […]

To Be Called A Church of Christ

“The glory of the visible church does not consist in such externals as costly edifices, artistic stained glass windows, richly appointed furnishings, dignified vestments and talented preachers. A church may have all these and yet be so inglorious as not to deserve being called a church of Christ. Not even long membership rolls necessarily betoken […]

Always A Remnant

One denomination after another may become apostate and local church a false church, yet there will always be a remnant according to the election of grace. The pillar and ground of the truth, the Church, the eternal communion of believers from every age, will not, and cannot, be destroyed! How glorious is the body of […]

Forfeiting the Favor of God

It can hardly be said that today the world hates the church with a violent hatred. Particularly in these United States the world rather slights the church. It regards the church with a benevolent tolerance as a harmless, perhaps even somewhat helpful, but not overly useful institution. That attitude itself casts a serious reflection upon […]

April 06

Eating Biscuits ‘to the Glory of God’

So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God. – I Corinthians 10:31 (NASB) This may be part rant, part exegesis. I’ve no idea at the moment. Frankly, I don’t have much time today to write, and yes, it’s bad practice, according to some, to post […]

Social Media & Ecclesiastical Honor

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves – Philippians 2:3 The Apostle Paul has been called the humble cross-bearer. How anyone could read his journeys and experiences while carrying the Gospel to nations, with all of his sufferings and persecution in the […]

A Puritan’s Prayer: Man’s Great End

Lord of all being, There is one thing that deserves my greatest care, that calls forth my ardent desires, That is, that I may answer the great end for which I am made – to glorify thee who hast given me being, and to do all the good I can for my fellow men; Verily, […]

Corporate Worship & The Glory of God

Corporate worship must be unto God. When properly performed, it is unto God. It is oriented to the glory of God rather than the blessedness of man, and it aims at man’s blessedness only as a means to the end of God’s glory. All that the Christian does must be done to the glory of […]

Christ Magnified, the Apostle Paul’s Joy

“According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death”; (Philippians 1:20). Paul’s joy was caused by Christ being magnified.  This concept reminds the Bible […]

Rethinking Social Media

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. – Philippians 2:5-7 We are to have […]

Christian Martyrdom or Christ?

In the Islamic religion, martyrdom is sought after. According to that false religion, it is a great honor and brings much glory. It is thus encouraged. This martyrdom, or (shahada) is closely related to jihad, or holy struggle. The Islamic concept of mediation and intercession (shafa’a) goes far beyond mere spiritual mediation and includes the […]

The Cross Is Our Glory

Behold, my servant shall act wisely; he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted. – Isaiah 52:13 (ESV) Surely, then, we must retain the order which the prophet here observes; for he warned that it was necessary that our Lord Jesus should be, as it were, disfigured, and that the world should […]

A Puritan’s Prayer: God Enjoyed

Thou Incomprehensible But Prayer-hearing God, Known, but beyond knowledge, revealed, but unrevealed, my wants and welfare draw me to thee, for thou hast never said, ‘Seek ye me in vain’. To Thee I come in my difficulties, necessities, distresses;   possess me with thyself,     with a spirit of grace and supplication,     with a […]

But We Glory In Christ Jesus (Philippians 3:3)

A most timely reminder from Bro. Bob Jennings: You want a simple definition of a Christian, a true Christian?  He is one who glories, who boasts, who rejoices in Christ Jesus.  His glory is not ambition, work, women, hobby, house, nor hunting trips.  One dear old lady, whenever convenient, would bring the conversation around to […]

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. –Psalm 19:1,2

No Grace, No Glory

“The Lord will give grace and glory.”—Psalm 84:11. Oh, happy day, when this toilsome warfare will all be ended, Jordan crossed, Canaan entered, the legion enemies of the wilderness no longer dreaded; sorrow, sighing, death, and, worst of all, sin, no more either to be felt or feared. Here is the terminating link in the […]

A Puritans Prayer: The All-Good

MY GOD, Thou hast helped me to see,     that whatever good be in honour and rejoicing,     how good is He who gives them,       and can withdraw them;     that blessedness does not lie so much       in receiving good from and in Thee,       but in holding forth Thy glory and virtue; […]

Biblical Theology Has A Center – God’s Glory In Salvation Through Judgment

From the Crossway blog: In the Old Testament: God used judgment of the Egyptians and Canaanites to save the Israelites. In the New Testament: God’s righteous judgment on the cross brought us salvation. At the end of time: God’s judgment will be shown when Christ returns to judge those who reject him and save those […]

The Glorious Body of Christ

  ‘Glorious’ is probably the last adjective most modern writers would use to describe the Christian Church. Yet R. B. Kuiper chose his title, The Glorious Body of Christ, advisedly, for he wished to emphasize what he believed to be a sadly neglected aspect of the subject, that the Church of Jesus Christ is glorious. […]

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