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Monthly Reader – June 2022

June 23rd Mike Ratliff concluded his series earlier this week. Well worth reading, and check out the two Paul Washer sermon links in Part 4. The Compromised Church Part 5 – Self-Deceived Godliness June 9th - It’s worth spending the hour watching the Jason Lisle video in Elisabeth Prata’s post yesterday! It’s June 2nd, and… Continue reading Monthly Reader – June 2022

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Sunday, May 29, 2022 This Evening’s Meditation C. H. Spurgeon

A tough word from Spurgeon…

Possessing the Treasure

“Cursed be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho.”—Joshua 6:26.

SINCE he was cursed who rebuilt Jericho, I much more the man who labours to restore Popery among us. In our fathers’ days the gigantic walls of Popery fell by the power of their faith, the perseverance of their efforts, and the blast of their gospel trumpets; and now there are some who would rebuild that accursed system upon its old foundation. O Lord, be pleased to thwart their unrighteous endeavours, and pull down every stone which they build. It should be a serious business with us to be thoroughly purged of every error which may have a tendency to foster the spirit of Popery, and when we have made a clean sweep at home we should seek in every way to oppose its all too rapid spread abroad in the church and in…

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Simul Iustus et Peccator

Long article Mike quotes but very relevant. Someday I need to read Owens!

Possessing the Treasure

I began reading John Owen’s book Communion With The Triune God edited by Dr. Kelly Kapic and Justin Taylor back in 2008 as we awaited the birth of our grandson. I read in the waiting rooms prior to the various ultra-sound tests and other doctor visits that go with that. On the day of his birth, I read a few pages and stopped as that blessed event finally arrived. For some reason, I put the book back on the shelf with the bookmark in place and left it there when I got back home. Then at the end of April of this year, I reached a level of mental and spiritual exhaustion that required that I take some time off. It was about that time that I had my stroke. A few weeks later  I looked for some books to help me get my focus back and my eyes fell…

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