“And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, nor be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you and you dwell among scorpions. Be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they are a rebellious house.” (MLV) Fear is something that we must get over … Continue reading “Be Not Afraid” (Ezek 2:6)
“And he said to me, Son of man, I send you to the sons of Israel, to nations that are rebellious, which have rebelled against me. They and their fathers have transgressed against me even to this very day. And the sons are impudent and stiff hearted. (vs3-4; MLV) We have a tough commission; it … Continue reading It is Impossible With Men (Ezek 2:3)
“And I saw as it were glowing metal, as the appearance of fire within it all around, from the appearance of His loins and upward. And from the appearance of His loins and downward I saw as it were the appearance of fire. And there was brightness all around Him.” (MLV) When you see the … Continue reading “Brightness All Around Him” (Ezek 1:27)
Sovereign grace, God having mercy on whom He will, and the fact that He could have passed me by. (Rom 9:16) The holiness of God, the fact that He punishes all sins and is of purer eyes than to behold evil. (Hab 1:13) The eternality of hell; salvation is no small matter, but it is … Continue reading WHAT IS THE GLORY OF GOD?
Reverend and Worthy SIR, … The next Day being Good Friday, I attended your Ministry again, with great Warmth, when you spoke with such Demonstration of the Spirit, and with Power, from these Words, “Watch therefore, etc.” That I soon was convinced I was in the State of the foolish Virgins, who were unprepared to … Continue reading Letter to George Whitefield on Conversion:
In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity, the word of Jehovah came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar and the hand of Jehovah was there upon him.” (vs2-3, MLV) When God’s word comes … Continue reading The Hand of the LORD and the Expressed Word of God (Ezek 1:3)
Why do you forget us forever and forsake us so long time? Turn you us back to you, O Jehovah and we will be turned back. Renew our days as of old. But you have utterly rejected us. You are very angry against us.” (vs20-22, Modern Literal Version) This is the key to repentance, “Turn … Continue reading Turn Us and We Will Be Turned (Lam 5:21)