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…The day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness…? — 2 Peter 3:10-11

The question before us is a sobering one, dear reader. The whole of this world in which you presently find enjoyment and amusement will soon dissolve. Vanish. Kaput. Considering this, what manner of person ought you to be? Think greatly upon this truth and perhaps you will be confronted with how deeply you have entrenched yourself in the world for your pleasure, comfort, and ease. I have certainly been convicted by this realization.

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Faith in the Night of Adversity

Faith is a grace which draws down from Heaven whatever blessing of God is most needful to the saint, and therefore does it stand him in as good stead in the night of adversity as in the day of prosperity…

The Failure of Morality Teachers

“Their argument has been this: That what you need to do to confront this moral problem, this whole business of temptation and evil, is to instruct people. Instruct them in goodness…

How He Reveals Himself

“The Bible alone gives us true views of God. By nature man knows nothing clearly or fully about Him. All his conceptions of Him are low, grovelling, and debased. What could be more degraded than the gods of the Canaanites and Egyptians, of Babylon, of Greece,...

Leaven

“A microscope passed over leaven at work in meal, so far from disclosing a passive acceptance of the leaven by the meal, reveals a fierce battlefield of antagonistic germs. It is no gentle concession of one side to the other; or a constant, weak yielding of...

Like A Wall Of Fire

“It is the part of Christians to rise like a wall of fire around the integrity and inspiration of Scripture; and to hold them as intact and inviolable as if a rampart were thrown around them whose foundations are on earth and whose battlements are in heaven. It is...

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C. R. Carmichael

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