by Maurice Paine THE GREATEST INVITATION YOU COULD EVER RECEIVE During your lifetime you may receive some very exciting invitations but none to compare with the invitation everyone may receive from God. This is an invitation to salvation, to come … Δείτε το…!
Read the Scripture: Ephesians 4:4-6 In one of her «Anne of Green Gables» novels, Lucy Maud Montgomery relates a story of an cranky old churchwoman named Aunt Atossa. At Sunday evening prayer services in Aunt Atossa’s church, the members would … Δείτε το…!
The Power and the Secret of Confessing before GodÂÂ André Dumas We gladly want to confess before You, Lord, because You will not take advantage of it to humiliate us; nor to grieve us with the generosity of Your mercy. … Δείτε το…!
LIFE IS WORTH IT Louis Aragon A strange thing this world: one day I will exit without having said it all, those moments of happiness, those incendiary high noons, the endless black night with its blonde tearings… Maybe nothing is … Δείτε το…!
God’s Book: The Bible Placed in an American Hotel Room by the Gideons In Greece, the country where I was born, raised and educated and had the opportunity to read a plethora of books during the years of my schooling … Δείτε το…!
RACHEL’S CONVERSATION WITH GOD as overheard by Youlika K. Masry “Give me understanding, and I will keep your law… …and obey it with all my heart.” (Psalm 119:34) R.: I have come to your House, sorry Temple, G-d, … Δείτε το…!
On my school notebooks On my desk and on the trees On sand and snow I write your name On all the pages I have read On all the blank pages On stone, blood, paper, ashes I write your … Δείτε το…!
Youlika Masry In life we encounter difficulties ranging from slight inconveniences to veritable disasters. We may struggle to fight them, look at them as challenges, thus fighting against them more effectively with «positive attitude», but only God is able to … Δείτε το…!
Let’s turn together in our Bibles to the passage that Matt Lucas has just read to us fromIsaiah 40. It is particularly verses 27-31 that I want us to focus our attention on togetheras we come to the end of … Δείτε το…!
Christ All in All by Thomas Watson «Christ is all in all.» Colossians 3:11 The philosopher says every science takes its dignity from the object; the more noble the object—the more rare the knowledge. Hence it is that Jesus Christ, being the most sublime and … Δείτε το…!
4 Costs of Becoming a Christian J.C. Ryle writes in his classic work Holiness that there are four things a person must be ready to give up if they wish to become a Christian. #1: Counting the Cost: Your Self-Righteousness #2: Counting the Cost: Your Sins #3: Counting the Cost: Your Love … Δείτε το…!
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings.” (Isaiah 52:7) Don’t try to mend the hole in your shoe with fine threads and needles when staring helplessly at you with the desperation of … Δείτε το…!
΄Ενα ενδιαφέρον και αποκαλυπτικό μήνυμα για την αποτυχία των σύγχρονων τρόπων ευαγγελισμού. Είναι μόνο στην αγγλική γλώσσα. … Δείτε το…!
Charity . . . thinketh no evil. 1 Corinthians 13:5 Having remarked how charity, or Christian love, is opposed not only to pride and selfishness, but to the ordinary fruits of these evil dispositions, viz. an angry spirit and … Δείτε το…!
Charity envieth not. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Having already seen the nature and tendency of Christian charity, or divine love, with respect to the evil received from others, that it “suffers long,” and also with respect to doing good to others, … Δείτε το…!
PART II: SHOWING WHAT ARE NO CERTAIN SIGNS THAT RELIGIOUS AFFECTIONS ARE GRACIOUS, OR THAT THEY ARE NOT. I. That religious affections are very great, or raised very high, is no sign II. That they have great effects on the … Δείτε το…!
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.—1 Thessalonians 5:14 Our lofty idealism would argue that all Christians should be perfect, but a blunt realism forces us to … Δείτε το…!
John Calvin is often quoted as saying, “From birth, our hearts are idol factories.” We hit this planet in pursuit of the created, searching for what can be found only in the Creator. When I ask people how they are … Δείτε το…!
Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful.—1 Corinthians 4:2 Then there are the men who are good but not great, and we may thank God that there are so many of them, being grateful not that … Δείτε το…!
Therefore «Come out from among them and be separate,» says the Lord. «Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you.» —2 Corinthians 6:17 The church’s mightiest influence is felt when she is different from the world in … Δείτε το…!
But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.—Galatians 6:14 The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains … Δείτε το…!
«…but we will give ourselves continually to prayer and to the ministry of the word.»…Then the word of God spread, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were obedient to … Δείτε το…!
Dan Graves, MSL Church History Timeline Jonathan Edwards was first attracted to thirteen-year-old Sarah Pierpoint because he saw in her an extraordinary cheerfulness and a deeper than usual faith in God. Many smooth and handsome young men courted Sarah, but … Δείτε το…!
There’s little wonder that Peter begins his epistle by calling on us with a doxology of praise to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ for the great mercy that He’s displayed to us in regenerating us and … Δείτε το…!
I said that I will talk today about the kingdom of God. We read in Mathew chapter 4.23 that the Lord was preaching in the synagogues and was teaching the gospel of the kingdom, healing and delivering people from all … Δείτε το…!
The Testimony of the best seller author Eric Metaxas … Δείτε το…!
(put together by Youlika K. Masry, the hundredth rescued lamb…) “Our rewards in heaven are a result of God’s crowning His own gifts.” (St. Augustine) “God’s purpose for my life was that I have a passion for God’s glory and … Δείτε το…!
And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up … Δείτε το…!
Scripture Reading: Philemon 8-18 This morning in our study of God’s Word together we return to the letter of Paul to Philemon, the epistle to Philemon. This brief epistle of 25 short verses, one chapter, is a living lesson on … Δείτε το…!
A sermon by John MacArthur We started a few weeks ago to think a little bit about the church. As I was mentioning in one of the services this morning, we have a lot of new people in our church. … Δείτε το…!
I fled Him down the nights and down the daysI fled Him down the arches of the yearsI fled Him down the labyrinthine waysOf my own mind, and in the midst of tearsI hid from him, and under running laughter. … Δείτε το…!
Skip to Navigation (from the series understanding Man, January 21, 1968) Scripture Reading: Genesis 2:18-25 18 The LORD God said, «It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.» 19 … Δείτε το…!
Skip to Navigation (from the series: Understanding Man, January 7, 1968) Scripture Reading: Genesis 2:4-17 4 This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created. When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens- … Δείτε το…!
In the streets of the world Truth is walking veiled like frightened peregrina —the sorrow of centuries in her eyes. Her Name, A-letheia, beautiful like a poem, her Name A-letheia, diamond worth, her Name, A-letheia, accurate like exact science: … Δείτε το…!
“The Christian’s sanctification is a gift of God which we cannot claim.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer- Holiness no man can pursue as if it were a prize; one may declare his intention before the Throne of God to be her arduous suitor … Δείτε το…!
No, I won’t die. I can’t! I have no loved one’s palms to lay down my life’s trophies —poems, errors, soufflés— before returning my borrowed breath to God. Condemned to earthly eternity I will thus go on and on, … Δείτε το…!
Your Name, O Lord, teach me every day, again and again. And my own. Youlika K. Masry (May 28, 2009) … Δείτε το…!
In memoriam A.M. I have lost it all —love, home, homes, loves— in trickling awareness. Indeed, I wasn’t there when You laid the foundations of the earth. Now I build myself a dwelling with a view on Your … Δείτε το…!
First Message The City of God Makamba, Burundi 10 June 2008, a.m. I want these two–three days, when we are together, to share with you about the Church of God. And I will concentrate on one picture, or … Δείτε το…!
IF YOU LIKE TO READ MORE SHORT MESSAGES FROM MR MAURICE & ANDY PAINE PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK http://www.nikites.eu/synergates/13-maurice-paine A short verse and comment for each day of the month 165A A BAM Publication Scroll down and … Δείτε το…!
By Nina (Dictos) Jones This article was published in the local paper on Father’s Day– Dedicated to her father Paul Dictos, CPA- Fresno County Assessor-Recorder … Δείτε το…!
Suffering is an inescapable part of living in a sinful world. Life is full of trouble. No one goes through life unscathed. The Book of Ecclesiastes teaches: “For in much wisdom is much grief, and he who increases knowledge increases … Δείτε το…!
In human life, and history and experience, London is England, Paris is France, Moscow is Russia, Rome is Italy, Cairo is Egypt and Sydney is Australia; and so throughout the whole vast, inhabited world; and especially is that scene … Δείτε το…!
by Miltiades Yiapanis We must understand that through Adam, death entered the human race. The initial effect of this death was spiritual and took place in the heart of Adam and Eve, their sin brought about a state … Δείτε το…!
by Miltiades Yiapanis God is sovereign, all-powerful, all wise, infinite and eternal. He Rules over all, He plans, creates and controls all things in love, wisdom and power. His throne is for ever and ever, a … Δείτε το…!
PART 2 By Miltiades Yiapanis HE ALONE IS WORTHY In the 5th chapter of the Book of Revelation John sees in the vision, a book sealed with seven seals, it lies in the right hand of … Δείτε το…!
PART 1 By Miltiades Yiapanis HIS LIFE The life of Jesus on earth was of unspeakable beauty and of great delight to God His Father. Never was there a man that lived on this … Δείτε το…!
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