Make Known His Deeds

photo: Hans Nolywaika O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people. Psalm 105:1 Thank you, Lord, that you are. Thank you that I can call on your name and you hear me. Me! Thank you I have the freedom to tell people about your marvelous deeds. …

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Enabled to Praise Him

He has enabled me to reply, "Blessed be the name of the Lord." Artwork by Noah Nolywaika | http://www.noahnolywaika.com Another comforting gem to add to the Grace Gems collection. (Letters of William Romaine, 1714-1795)My good Friend, I never was more obliged to you than for your Christian sympathy with us in this time of need. …

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Four Years After the Death of our Son: Some of the Positives

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, …

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Blessed

And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.  For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?  God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and …

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Prayer for a Time of Bereavement

John MacDuff, from "Family Prayers" 1885 The desire of our eyes has been taken away by a stroke! The shadows of death have unexpectedly fallen around us! Oh forbid that we should rebel under the rod, and refuse to be comforted. Let us glorify You "in the fires!" Let us feel that if we are Your children, there …

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Far Better: From ‘A Song of Sighs’ by Susannah Spurgeon (3/3)

by Susannah Spurgeon, On the death of her husband, C. H. Spurgeon, (Excerpts) Part Three - Parting Company I can see two pilgrims treading this highway of life together, hand in hand—heart linked to heart. True, they have had rivers to ford, and mountains to cross, and fierce enemies to fight, and many dangers to …

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The Lord’s Song: From ‘A Song of Sighs’ by Susannah Spurgeon (2/3)

by Susannah Spurgeon, on the death of her husband, C. H. Spurgeon, (Excerpts) Part Two: Mercy Outruns Misery How shall I sing the Lord's song in a strange land? For I am brought into a strange, weary land of loneliness and sorrow. I am a captive to grief, and the light of my life has been …

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God Glorified in Sorrow: From ‘A Song of Sighs’ by Susannah Spurgeon (1/3)

by Susannah Spurgeon, on the death of her husband, C. H. Spurgeon, (Excerpts) Part One - Introduction: A sweet symphony of praise I wrote this ten years ago, on my return from Mentone, that beautiful village on the sea-coast; when with one hand the Lord had smitten me well-near to death, while with the other hand He …

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Greater

Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable. Psalm 145:3 Our future joy is greater than our present pain. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory; 2 Corinthians 4:17 God's peace is greater than …

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Strengthened According to His Word: Part Four

The Blessings of Sound Doctrine (Part four of a four-part series) Great peace have they which love thy law... Psalm 119:165 To be optimally prepared for the devastations of life, we must know Him, and we must believe what He has said. We do not have to know much about God to reap the blessings of …

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It Shall Be Well | Evening – C.H. Spurgeon

If it "shall be" well, then it "is well" even now. Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him. Isaiah 3:10 It is well with the righteous always. If it had said, “Say ye to the righteous, that it is well with him in his prosperity,” we must have been thankful …

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‘Angry at God’ by Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada on Doubting God's Goodness Excerpts: "Although so many so-called Christian therapists will try to convince you that it’s okay to lay it all out and vent your anger against God full force.  Some will even tell you that you need to forgive God…  friend that is the wrong advice.  Never cast aspersions on His …

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