Rev. 4.1-3 "Where God is rightly seen, He will be seen exceeding stately and Glorious: O so wonderful! whom nothing can resemble, whom no tongue can express, nor eye behold, nor heart conceive! what were it to imagine thousands of mountains of the most previous stones imaginable, and thousands of Suns shining in their brightness? … Continue reading Praise Him!
(notice the coffee stain on the cover) It should be clear by now I really, really like the theological works of John Gill. I read his works online, at the kitchen table, in the van while waiting for my wifey etc. I read Gill all the time...but I do not idolize him. To study … Continue reading Mark up your books!
by JAMES BOURNE "As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him." (Colossians 2:6) To walk in Christ as we received him is to retain the sense of our need of him, as when we felt the Day Spring from on high first visited us, and the terrors of the … Continue reading Receiving and Walking
"And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God." (Rev 4:5) Durham comments, "We have the second thing whereby this stateliness is expressed, and out of the throne proceeded thunderings, and lightenings, and voices: It … Continue reading an Army with Banners
On Rev. 1.7-9 "Among them that shall see Him, these are added, They also who pierced Him: under which is comprehended His greatest Enemies; and it takes in both those, who had their hands hot in his blood, and killed him bodily; and those who crucified, and do crucify Him spiritually, as it's said, Chap. … Continue reading get it now, or never
"Trust wholly in Christ; rely altogether on his sufferings; beware of seeking to be justified in any other way than by his righteousness. Faith in our Lord Jesus Christ is sufficient for salvation." "God gives His grace to whomever He wishes, and has predestined each individual, an eternity before birth, to be lost or saved … Continue reading Quotes from Wycliffe
And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. Rev 1:6 James Durahm, "These Privileges lay an obligation on Believers, to carry themselves as such. 1. If Christ's blood be given as a fountain to wash at, then make use of … Continue reading We are Kings!
Durham's theological digressions offer a deeper insight into the text of Revelation without making you feel like you have slowed or taken a detour into a theological dissertation. Unfortunately I will not be able to post the full text of his digressions but I will quote what I can. God revealed to us in His … Continue reading He hath revealed Himself in His Word
from the pen of Johann Sebastian Bach: Whene’re I take my pipe and stuff it And smoke to pass the time away, My thoughts as I sit there and puff it, Dwell on a picture sad and grey: It teaches me that very like Am I myself unto my pipe. Like me, this pipe so … Continue reading Bach and his Pipe