Monthly Archives: May 2012

To Show Forth the Praises of God


Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light (1 Peter 2:9). Not by your … Continue reading

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Eminent Holiness, the Desire of the Believer


Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Jesus Christ (Phil 3:12). Oh! for a closer walk with God, A … Continue reading

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Diligence in Worldly Calling


Study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you (1Thess 4:11). Midst hourly cares, may love present Its incense to thy throne; And while the world our hands … Continue reading

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Watchfulness


Blessed are those servants, whom the Lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them (Luke 12:37). … Continue reading

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Gravity and Sincerity


In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity (Titus 2:7). Pure may I be, averse to sin, Just, holy, merciful, and true; And let thine image form’d within, Shine out in all … Continue reading

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Temperance


Take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares (Luke 21:34). The world emloys its various snares Of hope and … Continue reading

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Meekness


I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in love (Eph 4:1-2). Meekness, humility, and love, Did … Continue reading

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