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“Without the Gospel…”

by John Calvin (1509-1564) Without the gospel: everything is useless and vain; without the gospel we are not Christians; without the gospel all riches is poverty, all wisdom folly before God; strength is weakness, and all the justice of man is under the condemnation of God. But by the knowledge of the gospel we are: […]

Sing! (some encouragements from a dead guy)

John Wesley, the 18th century leader of the Methodist movement, famously gave directions for congregational singing. These points were included in Methodist hymnals for many years thereafter. As quoted by Pastor Shane in his sermon this Sunday on Psalm 149, here are 7 relevant encouragements from Wesley for us today. Learn these tunes before you […]

“Jesus Does All Things Well”

by Octavius Winslow (1808-1878) From first to last, from our ­cradle to our grave, from the earliest pang of sin’s conviction to the lastest thrill of sin’s forgiveness, from earth to heaven, this will be our testimony in all the way the Lord our God has led us in the wilderness – “He has done all […]