Excerpts of Mercy

Richard Baxter The Conviction of Sin Hugh Binning Christ’s Righteousness Christian Love: T.O.C. John Bunyan Merciful Appeal to Sinners R.C. Chapman Meditations on the Song of Solomon: T.O.C. Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, Ch. 1 Thomas Manton’s Merciful Appeals John Newton “Benefit of Affliction” John Newton “Those mistakes, blemishes and faults in others” Richard [...]

Some Drops of Sweetness 2

By Richard Sibbes     “God in Christ would save us by a triumphant and abundant love and mercy  and, the Spirit of God never goes but where there is a magnifying of the love and mercy of God in Christ; therefore the ministry of the gospel, which only reveals the kindness and love of God [...]

Peter’s Masterpiece

I was reading 1st Peter 1 a few weeks ago.  This chapter is now one of my favorites.  It is a great summation of faith in Jesus Christ, faith in God.  If you would, please read this chapter.  1st Peter 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen ones who are living as aliens [...]

John Bunyan’s Merciful Appeal

  John Bunyan's merciful appeal to sinners: There is a people that therefore fear lests they should be rejected of Jesus Christ, because of the greatness of their sins; when, as you see here, such are sent to, sent to by Jesus Christ, to come to him for mercy: "Begin at Jerusalem." Never did one [...]

Stewards of Mercy

I was struggling for a little while.  Maybe I shouldn't be publishing my thoughts as I am.  Maybe I am not ready to share my faith.  I probably do not know enough yet.  I was thinking about backing away from doing what I am now doing.  I thought maybe God doesn't want me to share [...]