Tag Archives: Personal Devotion

Thomas Brooks “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Remedies”

Priority: Beloved in our dearest Lord, Christ: the Scripture, your own hearts, and Satan’s devices, are the four prime things that should be first and most studied and searched.  If any cast off the study of these, they cannot be … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Devotion, Quotes Worth Noting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jonathan Edwards, “Religious Affections”

The Place of Affection in the Christian Life The holy Scriptures do everywhere place religion very much in the affection; such as fear, hope, love, hatred, desire, joy, sorrow, gratitude, compassion, and zeal. – 20 From a vigorous affectionate, and … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Devotion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Life of God in the Soul of Man, by Henry Scougal (b. 1650) Classic Quotes

The Life of God in the Soul of Man, by Henry Scougal (Christian Heritage Publications, 1996) John Piper writes, “This timeless classic was originally written to encourage a friend and stimulate his spiritual life. It was so appreciated that it … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Devotion, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Secret Key to Heaven, by Puritan Thomas Brooks (Highlights from his classic book on Prayer)

The Secret Key To Heaven by Thomas Brooks (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2006) Arguments for Private Prayer Christ Engaged in Secret Prayer: Christ’s choosing solitudes for private prayer, does not only hint to us the danger of distraction and deviation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Bruised Reed, by Richard Sibbes (Significant Quotes)

Quotes in Bold Italics should be granted special attention. The Reed and the Bruising What It Is To Be Bruised– The bruised reed is a man that for the most part is in some misery, as those were that came … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Devotion | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment