J. R. Miller – God’s Threshing

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Christian Love Song / Lyrics – You’re Altogether Beautiful (Praise Him) / Rich Moore

Christian Love Song / Lyrics – You’re Altogether Beautiful (Praise Him) / Rich Moore

I am a singer, guitarist, and songwriter. This is a new original contemporary Christian song I recently wrote for my wonderful wife, with whom God has blessed me beyond measure. May those who listen find it a great blessing, to the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ…praise God. (Music and video owned and copyrighted by Rich Moore Christian Music…photos in video from our wedding).

The links to my recently released new album, “A Message of Hope.” The album is available on iTunes and Amazon:

https://itunes.apple.com/album/a-mess…

http://www.amazon.com/A-Message-Hope-…

My Original Contemporary Christian Songs (playlist): http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

Christian Praise and Worship Songs playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

Lyrics:

Girl, you are a part of my
heart, for you I’d die, babe
My love grows more and more for you,
with each passing day, its true, ohhh
You’re a blessing from above,
Through you, God’s shown His love, (praise Him)
The two have become one,
in Christ it has been done, (praise Him)

Sometimes when I look at you,
Oh, I can’t believe you’re mine
and when I look in your eyes
I know that you love me
Oh, it’s so amazing
You belong to me

How beautiful is your love,
my sister, my bride! (praise Him)
You’re altogether beautiful,
my darling, yes its true (praise Him)

Some words are from Song of Solomon 4

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Please watch: “FULL ALBUM Christian Praise Worship Songs 2013 – A Message of Hope”
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J. C. Ryle – Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots 1 of 23

J.C. Ryle – Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots 1 of 23

Holiness – J.C. Ryle playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

J.C. Ryle playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

John Ryle had his beginnings at Oxford, where he was an athlete and first class student of the Greats. He was headed for a career in politics, but then was called to the ministry. This work is a study of holiness, or Christian perfection. Ryle works to debunk many of the popular beliefs of his day concerning holiness. Reviewers praise his balance of honest, tough-love messages and compassionate, pastoral care. An intense but readable book, Holiness has been inspiration for living a Christian life for over a century. Believers looking for instructions on how to improve their lifestyle and continue the process of sanctification will value this book, which discusses grace, God’s love, and, of course, holiness.

(This volume is considered the best book on
the Christian life that has EVER been written.)

Chapters on:

Sin

Sanctification

Holiness

The Fight

The Cost

Growth

Assurance

Moses—An Example

Lot—A Beacon

A Woman to Be Remembered

Christ’s Greatest Trophy

The Ruler of the Waves

The Church Which Christ Builds

Visible Churches Warned

Do you love Me?

Without Christ

Thirst Relieved

Unsearchable Riches

Needs of the Times

Christ is All
“From his conversion [in 1837] to his burial [in 1900], J.C. Ryle was entirely one-dimensional. He was a one-book man; he was steeped in Scripture; he bled the Bible. As only Ryle could say, ‘It is still the first book which fits the child’s mind when he begins to learn religion, and the last to which the old man clings as he leaves the world.’

“This is WHY his works have lasted—and will last—they bear the stamp of eternity. Today, more than a hundred years after his passing, Ryle’s works stand at the crossroads between the historic faith and modern evangelicalism. Like signposts, they direct us to the ‘old paths.’ And, like signposts, they are meant to be read.”

“He [J.C. Ryle] was great through the abounding grace of God. He was great in stature; great in mental power; great in spirituality; great as a preacher and expositor of God’s most holy Word; great in hospitality; great as a writer of Gospel tracts; great as a Bishop of the Reformed Evangelical Protestant Church in England, of which he was a noble defender; great as first Bishop of Liverpool. I am bold to say, that perhaps few men in the nineteenth century did as much for God, for truth, and for righteousness, among the English speaking race, and in the world, as our late Bishop.”

~ Rev. Richard Hobson, three days after Ryle’s burial in 1900.

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James Smith – Salvation is by Free Grace Alone

James Smith – Salvation is by Free Grace Alone

James Smith playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list…

Link to my “Christian Devotional Readings” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christ…

Ephesians 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

A Treasury of Ageless,
Sovereign Grace,
Devotional Writings http://www.gracegems.org/

James Smith was a predecessor of Charles Spurgeon at New Park Street Chapel in London from 1841 until 1850. Early on, Smith’s readings were even more popular than Spurgeon’s!

The habit of laying up a text of Scripture in the morning, to be meditated upon while engaged in the business of this world through the day—is both profitable and delightful. It is as a refreshing draught to a weary traveler!

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Prayer is the Only Way – Alexander Whyte

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Charles Spurgeon Devotional: Faith’s Checkbook – No Cause to Blush

Charles Spurgeon Devotional: Faith’s Checkbook – No Cause to Blush

Charles Spurgeon Devotional: Faith’s Checkbook Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2A5DC93549644D84

Isaiah 54:4

King James Version (KJV)

4Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.

A PROMISE from God may very instructively be compared to a check payable to order. It is given to the believer with the view of bestowing upon him some good thing. It is not meant that he should read it over comfortably, and then have done with it. No, he is to treat the promise as a reality, as a man treats a check.

He is to take the promise, and endorse it with his own name by personally receiving it as true. He is by faith to accept it as his own. He sets to his seal that God is true, and true as to this particular word of promise. He goes further, and believes that he has the blessing in having the sure promise of it and therefore he puts his name to it to testify to the receipt of the blessing.

This done, he must believingly present the promise to the LORD, as a man presents a check at the counter of the Bank. He must plead it by prayer, expecting to have it fulfilled. If he has come to Heaven’s bank at the right date, he will receive the promised amount at once. If the date should happen to be further on, he must patiently wait till its arrival; but meanwhile he may count the promise as money, for the Bank is sure to pay when the due time arrives.

Some fail to place the endorsement of faith upon the check, and so they get nothing; and others are slack in presenting it, and these also receive nothing. This is not the fault of the promise, but of those who do not act with it in a common-sense, business-like manner.

God has given no pledge which He will not redeem, and encouraged no hope which He will not fulfill. To help my brethren to believe this, I have prepared this little volume. The sight of the promises themselves is good for the eyes of faith: the more we study the words of grace, the more grace shall we derive from the words. To the cheering Scriptures I have added testimonies of my own, the fruit of trial and experience. I believe all the promises of God, but many of them I have personally tried and proved. I have seen that they are true, for they have been fulfilled to me. This, I trust, may be cheering to the young; and not without solace to the older sort. One man’s experience may be of the utmost use to another; and this is why the man of God of old wrote, “I sought the LORD, and he heard me”; and again, “This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him.”

I commenced these daily portions when I was wading in the surf of controversy. Since then I have been cast into “waters to swim in,” which, but for God’s upholding hand, would have proved waters to drown in. I have endured tribulation from many hails. Sharp bodily pain succeeded mental depression, and this was accompanied both by bereavement and affliction in the person of one dear as life. The waters rolled in continually, wave upon wave. I do not mention this to exact sympathy, but simply to let the reader see that I am no dry-land sailor. I have traversed full many a time those oceans which are not Pacific: I know the roll of the billows, and the rush of the winds. Never were the promises of Jehovah so precious to me as at this hour. Some of them I never understood till now; I had not reached the date at which they matured, for I was not myself mature enough to perceive their meaning.

How much more wonderful is the Bible to me now than it was a few months ago! In obeying the LORD, and bearing His reproach outside the camp, I have not received new promises; but the result to me is much the same as if I had done so, for the old ones have opened up to me with richer stores. Specially has the Word of the LORD to His servant Jeremiah sounded exceedingly sweet in mine ears. His lot it was to speak to those who would not hear, or hearing, would nor believe. His was the sorrow which comes of disappointed love, and resolute loyalty; he would have turned his people from their errors, but he would not himself quit the way of the LORD. For him there were words of deep sustaining power, which kept his mind from failing where nature unaided must have sunk. These and such like golden sentences of grace I have loved more than my necessary food, and with them I have enriched these pages.

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Please watch: “FULL ALBUM Christian Praise Worship Songs 2013 – A Message of Hope”
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Leonard Ravenhill Sermon – No Man is Greater Than His Prayer Life

Leonard Ravenhill Sermon – No Man is Greater Than His Prayer Life

Leonard Ravenhill Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL98DA7555F2E1729D

Link to my “Christian Devotional Readings” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christian-Devotional-Readings/196846270398160?ref=hl

Leonard Ravenhill (1907–1994) was an English Christian evangelist and author who focused on the subjects of prayer and revival. He is best known for challenging the modern church (through his books and sermons) to compare itself to the early Christian Church as chronicled in the Book of Acts. His most notable book is Why Revival Tarries which has sold over a million copies worldwide.

Born in Leeds, in Yorkshire, England, Ravenhill was educated at Cliff College in England and sat under the ministry of Samuel Chadwick. He was a student of church history, with a particular interest in Christian revival. His evangelistic meetings during the Second World War drew large crowds. Many converts devoted themselves to Christian ministry and foreign missions.

In 1939, he married an Irish nurse, Martha. The Ravenhills had three sons: Paul, David, and Philip. Paul and David are Christian ministers, and Philip is a teacher.

In 1950, Ravenhill and his family moved from Great Britain to the United States. In the 1960s they traveled within the United States, holding tent revivals and evangelistic meetings.

In the 1980s, Ravenhill moved to a home near Lindale, Texas, a short distance from Last Days Ministries Ranch. He regularly taught classes at LDM and was a mentor to the late Keith Green. He also spent some time teaching at Bethany College of Missions in Minnesota, and some time in Seguin, Texas.

Among others influenced by Ravenhill were Ray Comfort, Ravi Zacharias, Tommy Tenney, Steve Hill, Charles Stanley, Bill Gothard, Paul Washer, and David Wilkerson.

He was a close friend of pastor and writer A. W. Tozer.

Through his teaching and books, Ravenhill addressed the disparities he perceived between the New Testament Church and the Church in his time and called for adherence to the principles of biblical revival.

Tozer said of Ravenhill:

“To such men as this, the church owes a debt too heavy to pay. The curious thing is that she seldom tries to pay him while he lives. Rather, the next generation builds his sepulchre and writes his biography — as if instinctively and awkwardly to discharge an obligation the previous generation to a large extent ignored.”

Gravesite at Garden Valley Cemetery

Ravenhill died in November 1994 and is interred at Garden Valley Cemetery in Garden Valley, Texas, near the grave of Contemporary Christian music artist Keith Green.

In 2011 Free Grace Press published a full biography of Leonard Ravenhill written by Mack Tomlinson titled, “In Light of Eternity.

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