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Affliction Sanctified: Glory Follows Afflictions As Spring Follows The Winter – Richard Sibbes

A large video collection of classic hymns, contemporary Praise and Worship songs, and the works (audio books, devotional readings, and sermons) of men greatly used of God, such as: Charles Spurgeon, Jonathan Edwards, A.W. Tozer, A.W. Pink, John Owen, Oswald … Continue reading

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Afflictions Sanctified – Puritan Richard Sibbes

The winter prepares the earth for the spring, so do afflictions sanctified prepare the soul for glory. – Richard Sibbes https://www.facebook.com/ChristianDevotionalReadings

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From all your Idols will I Cleanse You – J.C. Philpot

“From all your idols will I cleanse you.” Ezekiel 36:25 When there are no crosses, temptations, or trials, a man is sure to go out after and cleave to idols. It matters not what experience he has had. If once … Continue reading

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Afflictions – John Flavel

“Afflictions have the same use and end to our souls, that frosty weather hath upon those clothes that are laid and bleaching, they alter the hue and make them white.” – John Flavel

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Linked Together with Adamantine Chains! – Thomas Watson, The Mischief of Sin, 1671

Linked Together with Adamantine Chains! Sin is the womb of sorrow—and the grave of comfort! Sin turns the body into a hospital. It causes fevers, ulcers, and cancers. Sin is the Trojan horse, out of which a whole troop of … Continue reading

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Afflictions are the Mother of Virtue – Thomas Brooks

“The flowers smell sweetest after a shower; vines bear the better for bleeding; the walnut-tree is most fruitful when most beaten; saints spring and thrive most internally, when they are most externally afflicted. Afflictions are the mother of virtue. Manasseh’s … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of God Appears in Afflictions – James H. Aughey

“The wisdom of God appears in afflictions. By these He separates the sin which He hates, from the son whom He loves. By these thorns He keeps him from breaking over into Satan’s pleasant pastures, which would fatten him indeed, … Continue reading

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