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God has to Remove our Friends – Oswald Chambers

“Over and over again God has to remove our friends in order to bring Himself in their place, and that is where we faint and fail and get discouraged. Take it personally: In the year that the one who stood … Continue reading

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We must run with Patience – J.C. Ryle

We must run with patience, or we shall never obtain. There may be many things we cannot understand, much that the flesh could perhaps wish otherwise, but let us endure unto the end, and all shall be made clear, and … Continue reading

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Nourishers of each Other – John Bunyan

“Christians are like the several flowers in a garden that have each of them the dew of heaven, which, being shaken with the wind, they let fall at each other’s roots, whereby they are jointly nourished, and become nourishers of … Continue reading

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Humility is not an Ideal – Oswald Chambers: Run Today’s Race

“Humility is not an ideal, it is the unconscious result of the life being rightly related to God.” – Oswald Chambers: Run Today’s Race https://www.facebook.com/ChristianDevotionalReadings https://www.youtube.com/user/stack45ny

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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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Give Yourself to the Call to Prayer – Martyn Lloyd-Jones

“Give yourself to it [the call to prayer], yield to it; and you will find not only that you have not been wasting time with respect to the matter with which you are dealing but that actually it has helped … Continue reading

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Thomas Watson – Strewing Flowers on a Dead Corpse

Thomas Watson – Strewing Flowers on a Dead Corpse Thomas Watson playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=9B58A93B5F60F495 Link to my “Christian Devotional Readings” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Christian-Devotional-Readings/196846270398160?ref=hl A Treasury of Ageless, Sovereign Grace, Devotional Writings http://www.gracegems.org/ Proverbs 4:23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for … Continue reading

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