Think often of your death

Thomas Watson: Oh, meditate on the transience and brittleness of life!  Think often of your tombstone. Question:  What advantage will accrue to us by often thinking of our short time here? Answer 1.  Meditation on the shortness of time would cool the heat of our affections for the world. [“Time’s Shortness”]

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Sin is…

R. C. Sproul, The Truth of the Cross: “Sin is cosmic treason.” With those words, I [am] trying to communicate the seriousness of human sin. We rarely take the time to think through the ramifications of our sin. We fail to realize that in even the slightest sins we commit, such as little white lies […]

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Benefits of marital problems

Jay Adams, Solving Marriage Problems: The pressures of marriage…have a way of bringing out defects.  You can’t place two sinners — even redeemed ones — under the same roof, at close range, day after day without such pressures.  And they are often great enough to expose problems not previously apparent.  Although a young couple may […]

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Working with the Spirit of God

Jeremy Taylor: While the Spirit of God is doing this work [of regeneration] in man, man must also be ‘a fellowworker with God;’ he must entertain the Spirit, attend his inspirations, receive his whispers, obey all his motions, invite him farther, and truly renounce all confederacy with his enemy, sin; at no hand suffering any […]

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To know God

“…that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death.” (Philippians 3:10; NASB) We live in the age of information explosion.  More information has been generated in the last three decades than in the previous 5,000 years.  Over 4,000 books are published every […]

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Free audio book: Knowing God

Each month, ChristianAudio makes one audio book available for a free download.  And this month, it is J. I. Packer’s classic, Knowing God. The word “classic” is probably associated with too many books, but it fits well with this book.  This is a book that will still be read 50, 100, or 200 years from […]

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