John Flavel on God as the Source of Joy

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

"God, you know, is the fountain, ocean, and centre of all delights and joys; " In thy presence is fulness of joy," Psalm 16:11."

John Flavel


Octavius Winslow on Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Seasons vary, circumstances change, feelings fluctuate, friendships cool, friends die, but Christ is ever the same."

Octavius Winslow




Thomas Fuller on Life

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Life is to be measured by action, not by time; a man may die old at thirty, and young at eighty; nay, the one lives after death, and the other perished before he died."

Thomas Fuller


John Flavel on Division

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“What! At peace with the Father, and at war with His children?  It cannot be.”

John  Flavel


Jeremiah Burroughs on His Word

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, August 26, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“God has appointed HIs Word to be the great ordinance to convey the special mercies that He intends for the good of His people.”

Jeremiah Burroughs


Nehemiah Rogers on Unity in The Church

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, August 23, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“For as a kingdom, divided into many shires, and more towns and villages, is called one, because it has one and the same king, one and the same law; so the church is one, because it liveth by one and the same Spirit, and is ruled by one and the same Lord, and professeth one and the same faith; hath one and the same hope, and hath been baptized with one and the same baptism.”

Nehemiah Rogers


Jeremiah Burroughs on Hearing and Practicing God’s Word

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , , | Posted On Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“If you would sanctify the name of God in hearing His Word, turn it into practice, or otherwise the name of God is blasphemed, or at least is taken in vain by you if you do not turn what you hear into practice.”

Jeremiah Burroughs


Eric Liddell on Christian Unity

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“It is not uniformity but unity that is part of the essential nature of the fellowship (church).”

Eric Liddell


Richard Baxter on Excess

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Overdoing is the ordinary way of undoing."

Richard Baxter


Nehemiah Rogers on God's Promises

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Christ's performances outstrip His promises."

Nehemiah Rogers


Vavasor Powell on Christians

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, August 16, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“A hypocrite knows more than he is willing to do, but a true saint desires to do what he knows, and to know more that he may do more, and better.”

Vavasor Powell
(1617 - 1670)

Jeremiah Burroughs on Hearing God’s Word

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“Again, when you come to hear the Word, come with the resolution to yield to whatever God shall reveal to be His mind..”

Jeremiah Burroughs


Eric Liddell on the Fruits of the Spirit

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“This fruit does not come by “trying to be good,” it is the natural outcome of the Spirit dwelling in you.  It is His love, His joy, His peace … expressing itself through your life.”

Eric Liddell


William Gurnall on the Holy Spirit

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Christ is the door that opens into God's presence and lets the soul into His very bosom, faith is the key that unlocks the door; but the Spirit is He that makes this key."

William Gurnall


Jeremiah on Prayer

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"Yea, but we have waited a long time.  Well, but yet know that you are at the right door."

Jeremiah Burroughs


Alexander Grosse on Christ

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, August 9, 2019 at 6:57 AM

“When Christ reveals Himself there is satisfaction in the slenderest portion, and without Christ there is emptiness in the greatest fullness.”

Alexander Grosse
(1596-1658)

Jeremiah Burroughs on Preparing to Hear God’s Word

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“There must be a preparation of the soul so that when you come to hear you may receive the Word with all readiness.  The Soul must be made ready.  Acts 17:11 “These were more noble than those of Thessalonica, in that they received the Word with all readiness of mind.””

Jeremiah Burroughs


Eric Liddell on Ones Life

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“Every Christian should live a God-guided life.  If you are not guided by God, you will be guided by someone, or something else.  The Christian who hasn’t the sense of guidance in life is missing something vital.”

Eric Lidell


Nicholas Byfield on the Tongue

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 5:30 AM

"He may not be accounted an honest man of life that is an evil man in tongue."

Nicholas Byfield


A. W. Pink on Meditating on God's Word

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

"That which most occupies the mind and most constantly engages our thoughts, is what we most "delight" in. "

A. W. Pink

Joseph Alleine on The Word of God

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Friday, August 2, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“The Word generates faith and regenerates us.”

Joseph Alleine


Jeremiah Burroughs on Hearing God’s Word

Posted by BluegrassRunner | Labels: , | Posted On Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 5:30 AM

“In hearing God’s Word we profess our dependence upon God for the knowing of His mind and he way to eternal life.”

Jeremiah Burroughs