"His name is faithfulness" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/KhN48qJkE2
AUGUSTINE: The pride of man, the chief hindrance against our cleaving to God, can be confuted and healed through the great humility of God.
"A joy based on Jesus is a joy that won't be lost." @MarkDever
"We can talk with Him" by J.C. Ryle http://t.co/4uDqLdmpvdRYLE: "Human nature never changes. Grace is never really popular."
"Union with Christ" by John Newton http://t.co/f3qbgVnGj3
"No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel can avail against the LORD." (Proverbs 21:30)
SIBBES: "With the same love that God loves Christ, He loves all of His own. He delights in Christ and all of His own with the same delight.""Infinite highness and infinite condescension" by Jonathan Edwards http://t.co/IIXh5TGkqQEDWARDS: "Christ a Lion in majesty, and a Lamb in meekness."
"He became a servant" by Richard Sibbes http://t.co/BowQ2aniKk
SIBBES: "God delights in Christ: as God, as man, as the mediator God-man, in His doings, in His sufferings, in every way." (Vol. 1, p. 12)SPURGEON: "Joyfully we leave the painful present and the unknown future with our Father, our Savior, our Comforter."
"The wondrous love of Christ" by Richard Sibbes http://t.co/TtHlvkwcqb
"Man cannot take away my God" by Thomas Brooks http://t.co/4kLMOhf3Rk
SIBBES: “In all storms there is sea room enough in the infinite goodness of God for faith to be carried with full sail.”
"God has never out-promised Himself" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/RALOu95Nrw
SPURGEON: "If you remove grace out of the gospel, the gospel is gone.""Hide not the offence of the cross" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/jQYMzWPGiH
"Our hearts will be turned inside out" by Jonathan Edwards http://t.co/6nzB2D6YwW
"The peace which Christ gives" by J.C. Ryle http://t.co/j4HmWdowHeRYLE: Christ is far more willing to give than the world is to receive.
"He will give grace" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/5x5UoqOK61SPURGEON: "After we have eaten the bread of grace, we shall drink the wine of glory."
"He is the fountain which never dries up" by John Calvin http://t.co/ggjLvRAtS4
"The great heart of the Trinity beats with love" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/zK7GgzzdWs
CALVIN: Our acquittal is in this: the guilt which made us liable to punishment was transferred to the head of the Son of God. (2.16.5)SPURGEON: "Oh! I love God’s ‘shalls’ and ‘wills.’ There is nothing comparable to them." http://t.co/ft48DZnC5BCALVIN: We dig up by prayer the treasures that were pointed out by the Lord's gospel and which our faith has gazed upon.(Institutes, 3.20.2)
"He is the fountain of goodness and mercy" by John Calvin http://t.co/XmsMgVE1P8
CALVIN: No one gives himself freely to God's service unless, having tasted His fatherly love, he is drawn to love and worship Him in return.
BROOKS: A believer’s happiness shall be as fresh after many thousand thousands of years in heaven as it was at his first entrance into it.
Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything To do it as for Thee. (George Herbert)"Repose upon God alone" by John Calvin http://t.co/mmhi7N3feuYour righteousness, O God, reaches the highest heavens. You who have done great things, O God, who is like You? (Psalm 71:19)
"The Friend of sinners" by J.C. Ryle http://t.co/LFybcaN0lN
"The perfect Savior" by Herman Bavinck http://t.co/hmKQHKrX
SPURGEON: The greatest joy of a Christian is to give joy to Christ."At the cost of His life" by Martin Luther http://t.co/yk9aGCrg
"Christ must be everything" by Martin Luther http://t.co/Lcv0ayLlLUTHER: After all, Christ must be everything: the beginning, the middle, and the end of our salvation.
"Your prayers are not lost" by Robert Murray M'Cheyne http://t.co/tk3PhusW
"Unfathomable oceans of grace" by Robert Murray M'Cheyne http://t.co/2mag8AaLM'CHEYNE: Unfathomable oceans of grace are in Christ for you. Dive and dive again, you will never come to the bottom of these depths.
"The one doctrine which I have supremely at heart" by Martin Luther http://t.co/aOqBFZPk
SPURGEON: We need not covet money, for we shall always have our God, and God is better than gold; His favor is better than fortune.His beauty doth all things excel: / By faith I know, but ne'er can tell. / The glory which I now can see / In Jesus Christ the apple tree.Lord's Day Hymn - "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree" http://t.co/VuDk89QhSPURGEON: A sense of blood-bought pardon and of undeserved mercy is the best means of dissolving a heart of stone.
LUTHER: Scripture is a very fertile tree and there is no branch which I have not shaken with my own hands and knocked down a few apples.
"You cannot be more incredibly sinful than Christ is incredibly merciful." --John Preston (The Fullness of Christ)RYLE: Repentance which consists in nothing more than feeling, talking, wishing, meaning, hoping, and resolving, is worthless in God’s sight.
"They lose their love miserably, who will not bestow it upon this lovely One." (Samuel Rutherford) http://t.co/di3DXjvT
"He is altogether lovely" by Samuel Rutherford http://t.co/di3DXjvT
"You pierced my heart" by Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430) http://t.co/QOvkMZIwAUGUSTINE: "With Your word You pierced my heart, and I loved You." (Confessions, X.vi.8)
"Heaven helps those who help themselves. That's not grace. Heaven helps those who cannot help themselves. That's grace." (Sinclair Ferguson)
"It is the goal of good theology to humble us before the triune God of majesty and grace." @MichaelHorton_ (The Christian Faith, p. 13)
AUGUSTINE: My entire hope is exclusively in Your very great mercy. Grant what You command and command what You will. -Confessions, X.xxix.40"Late have I loved You" by Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430) http://t.co/lU66EhRDAUGUSTINE: "Lord, we are Your little flock. Take possession of us. Be our glory." (Confessions, X.xxxvi.59)
"A Hymn To God The Father" by John Donne http://t.co/PIAsM0pg
SPURGEON: God is always blessing us with blessings upon blessings, grace upon grace, and then there will be glory to crown it all.Here we have the first-fruits of the Spirit but in the morning of the resurrection we shall reap the whole harvest of glory. (Thomas Brooks)In the work of creation, God brought something out of nothing. But in the work of redemption, God brought life out of death. (Thomas Brooks)"Glory to crown it all" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/mYxdSUe1
AUGUSTINE: Your omnipotence is never far from us, even when we are far from You. (Confessions, II.ii.3)AUGUSTINE: My sin consisted in this, that I sought pleasure, sublimity, and truth not in God but in His creatures and in myself. (I.xx.31)
AUGUSTINE: O Lord, bring to me a sweetness surpassing all the seductive delights which I pursued. (Confessions, I.xv.24)
The Best Books I Read This Year (2012) http://t.co/KyOaFT8v
"But God" by Jonathan Edwards http://t.co/bgtegg7i
CS LEWIS: "In commanding us to glorify Him, God is inviting us to enjoy Him." (Reflections On The Psalms, p. 97)
"Our good overflowing God, our God of yes and amen, has always been able to promise far more than we are able to believe." @douglaswils
Sinclair Ferguson: “Santa Christ?” http://t.co/NrSGA54lCALVIN: God in Himself, in His naked majesty, is invisible to us. He is revealed in Christ alone, that we may behold Him as in a mirror.
INCARNATION: When Jesus came to earth He did not cease to be God; when He returned to heaven He did not cease to be man. (John Blanchard)
"The eternal counsels of the Trinity" by J.C. Ryle http://t.co/mfZCslga"The very first step toward heaven" by J.C. Ryle http://t.co/FcbhjaTNRYLE: We must remember that the best of men are but men at their very best, and that the most eminent saints may be overtaken by temptation."A very present help" by Charles Spurgeon http://t.co/SGYYeQyr
"The perfect Revealer of the living God" by D.A. Carson http://t.co/BBpYnuaI
"The crucified and glorified Lord" by Herman Bavinck http://t.co/f1HvzqfQ
SPURGEON: God is so boundlessly pleased with Jesus that in Him He is altogether well pleased with us.