William Bridge on Knowing God in Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 5:26 AM

"God is best known in Christ; the sun is not seen but by the light of the sun."

William Bridge


Thomas Watson on Affliction

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"The vessels of mercy are first seasoned with affliction, and then the wine of glory is poured in.  Thus we see afflictions are not prejudicial, but beneficial, to the saints."

Thomas Watson


J. C. Ryle on Knowing God

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5:22 AM

"In Christ's words and deeds and life and death, we learn as much concerning God the Father as our feeble minds can at present bear."

J. C. Ryle


A. W. Tozer on The Church and Worship

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"The Christian church exists to worship God first of all.  Everything else must come second or third or fourth or fifth."

A. W. Tozer


John Boys on Praise

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, February 22, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"The servants of the Lord are to sing His praises in this life to the world's end; and in the next life, world without end."

John Boys



Vavasor Powell on Bondage."

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5:18 AM

"There is no real bondage, but what is either from, or for sin."

Vavasor Powell


Samuel Rutherford on Affliction

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"There is no cross or misery that befalls the church of God or any of His children, but it is related to God"

Samuel Rutherford


J. C. Ryle on Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 5:21 AM

"Christ is to the souls of men what the sun is to the world.  He is the centre and source of all spiritual light, warmth, life, health, growth, beauty and fertility."

J. C. Ryle


A. W. Tozer on Work ing for God and Worship

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Monday, February 18, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"I am of the opinion that we should not be concerned about working for God until we have learned the meaning and delight of worshipping Him."

A. W. Tozer


Willian Jenkyn on Praise and Prayer

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Praise shall conclude that work which prayer began"

William Jenkyn


Thomas Goodwin on Blessings

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayers and worn with thanks."

Thomas Goodwin


Thomas Watson on Affliction

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Affliction may be lasting, but it is not everlasting."

Thomas Watson


J. C. Ryle on Believing and Living

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 5:15 AM

"True believing will always be accompanied by godly living.  But that which gives man an interest in Christ is not his living, but his faith"

J. C. Ryle


A. W. Tozer on Worship in The Church

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Monday, February 11, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"It certainly is true that hardly anything is missing from our churches these days - except the most important thing.  We are missing the genuine and sacred offering of ourselves and our worship to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ."

A.W. Tozer


J. R. Miller on the Home

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:09 AM

"One of the best ways we can bless the world is to make our own home sweet and happy."

J. R. Miller


Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Grace

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 5:11 AM

“Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our Church. We are fighting to-day for costly grace.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Charles Hodge on Faith, Knowledge and God

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , , | Posted On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“The ultimate ground of faith and knowledge is confidence in God.”

Charles Hodge



J. C. Ryle on Love for Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"If you love Christ, never be ashamed to let others see it and know it. Speak for Him. Witness for Him. Live for Him."

J. C. Ryle


Christopher Love on Grace

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, February 4, 2019 at 5:21 AM

"When you find your heart secure, presumptuous and proud, then pour upon corruption more than grace: then look upon your grace without infirmities.”

Christopher Love


J. R. Miller on Wisdom

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, February 1, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"There is something that gives better returns than silver or gold in the world's markets. It is better to be wise than to be rich. A proper use of wisdom yields larger and better gains than the best use of money."

J. R. Miller