National Sins and National Judgments

Preached by John Owen on April 11, 1679.  “For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the Lord, to provoke the eyes of his glory. The show of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their … Continue reading National Sins and National Judgments

The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

William Huntington (1745-1813) "Behold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest,"? John 4:35. Beloved of God, I AM more and more convinced of the necessity of seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding with fresh life, and a supply of every needful grace, from … Continue reading The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

Devil Music – Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch was a late Gothic (or early Renaissance) artist that is known for his religious themed paintings especially grotesque demonic figures. His "Garden of Earthly Delights" really stands out. It's a triptych, oil on panel, with three depictions. The right panel is Paradise and Creation, the middle is Mankind before the Fall, and the … Continue reading Devil Music – Hieronymus Bosch

Sin

            “It is not the absence of sin but the grieving over it which distinguishes the child of God from empty professors”  A.W. Pink                           Yours in the Lord, jm