Life of Faith 7: Faith Throughout

By Richard Sibbes Now we have come to the main thing intended, how we live by the faith of the Son of God.  We will not approach the depths of such a profound mystery; only I will endeavor to give you some heads, where faith principally exercises her powers and functions. The life of faith … Continue reading Life of Faith 7: Faith Throughout

Life of Faith 3: God’s Strong Working

By Richard Sibbes always carrying in the body the putting to death of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. —2nd Corinthians 4:10 ...So the apostle shows the aim of a Christian is to be in sufferings of this life for the increase of a better, 2nd … Continue reading Life of Faith 3: God’s Strong Working

Life of Faith 2: A Better Life

By Richard Sibbes …There is a life besides the natural life, and the root of it is Christ, who is our life.  Life is the best thing in the world, most valued by us; as the devil said concerning Job, “Skin for skin, and all that a man has he will give for his life,” … Continue reading Life of Faith 2: A Better Life

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:6

By R.C. Chapman   “Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun has looked upon me: my mother’s children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.” (Song of Solomon 1:6) The entrance of Thy words, my Lord and Savior, … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:6

Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:5

By R.C. Chapman “I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem; as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.” (Song of Solomon 1:5) Lord! I am Thine—and in Thy blood I have redemption, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of Thy grace! The name Thou givest me is new … Continue reading Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:5

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:4

By R.C. Chapman “Draw me: we will run after Thee.” (Song of Solomon 1:4) Lord Jesus! My soul longeth for Thee! Thy beloved, having one Spirit, is but one.  Many the members—the body one.  I join with all Thy Church when, with one voice, out of weakness, she entreats Her Head, her Husband: “Draw me: … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:4

Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:1

By R.C. Chapman Let him kiss me with kisses of His mouth; for Your love is better than wine. Song of Solomon 1:1 You “King of Kings and Lord of Lords” (1st Timothy 6:15, Revelation 19:16), we may speak with You freely, for You are the Lamb that was slain (Revelation 5:12) –You are our … Continue reading Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:1

Sweet Drops 4: Deformed Yet His

By Richard Sibbes Since Christ is set before us, let us not believe Satan’s representations of him. When we are troubled in conscience for our sins, Satan’s manner is to present Christ to the afflicted soul as a most severe judge armed with justice against us.  But then let us present him to our souls … Continue reading Sweet Drops 4: Deformed Yet His

Manton’s Merciful Appeals

By Thomas Manton For the other sort, who are kept from coming to trust Christ by their own fears, they are likely to say things like, “It is true there is mercy in Christ for sinners, but Christ has not callrd me personally.” - My brothers, what are you looking for? An audible voice to speak … Continue reading Manton’s Merciful Appeals