“The Holy One cannot be defeated in personal combat. But there is some consolation here. Jacob wrestled with God and lived. He was beaten. He was left crippled, but he survived that battle. At least we can learn from this that God will engage us in our honest struggles. We may wrestle with the Holy One. Indeed, for the transforming power of God to change our lives, we must wrestle with Him. We must know what it means to fight with God all night if we are also to know what it means to experience the sweetness of the soul’s surrender.”
Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!
Psalms 100:2 (ESV) Continue reading
In God, whose word I praise, in the Lord, whose word I praise. Psalms 56:10 (ESV) Continue reading
Who can utter the mighty deeds of the Lord or declare all his praise?
Psalms 106:2 (ESV) Continue reading
“The sin of Adam did not make the condemnation of all men merely possible; it was the ground of their actual condemnation. So the righteousness of Christ did not make the salvation of men merely possible, it secured the actual salvation of those for whom He wrought.”
“No man shall ever behold the glory of Christ by sight hereafter who does not in some measure behold it here by faith.”
“To suppose that whatever God requireth of us that we have power of ourselves to do, is to make the cross and grace of Jesus Christ of none effect.”