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Gospel Glimpses (Page 5)

Gospel Glimpses is all about getting a fresh look at the Good News brought and blood bought by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Gone Fishing?

Charles Spurgeon encourages you to go fishing! And when he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” – Luke 5:4 ESV We learn from this narrative, the necessity of human agency. The catch of fish was miraculous—yet neither the fisherman nor his…

NO PEBBLE LOST

Life this side of Heaven often finds Christians being tossed around and wondering about the process.  So it is good to hear Charles Spurgeon remind us of some of God’s purposes in the sifting as He frees us from sinful dust and chaff and that in it none of His precious people will be lost.…

THE ENCOURGEMENT OF HOPE

Encouragement: To come alongside to give courage.  Scotty Smith does that for us with this prayer.   1 Thessalonians 5:9-11 God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us so that whether we are awake or asleep we might live with him. Therefore encourage…

Worth The Wait

Where have you placed your hope? Hopefully not in the Republican or Democrat Party for in the end they are hopeless. Thankfully Paul Tripp directs us to the only sure hope. Worth The Wait When was the last time you felt like giving up in the middle of something difficult? A week ago, I shared…

PREACH TO YOURSELF

People who know both our doctrinal and denominational positions wonder why I call every Christian that I know to preach. Read this devotional from John Piper to find out. Preach to Yourself Psalm 42:11 Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall…

BURDENS CAST ON HIM

Charles Spurgeon opens a “go to” verse for me in the midst of tough times. Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. – Ps 55:22 ESV It is a heavy burden; roll it on Omnipotence. It is thy burden now, and it…

Weep, Love & Pray!

Weep, Love, and Pray: A Christian Response to Dallas, Castille, and Sterling David Murray “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” (2…

July 4th & True Freedom

As the 2016 Presidential Elections will soon be upon us, do you wonder about the future and even find yourself becoming anxious?  Then let this prayer by Scotty Smith be a template that you might use to find rest in King Jesus! For Those of Us Nervous about the 2016 USA Presidential Election Of the…

Freshly Fueled Gratitude

Listen to Scotty Smith the founding pastor of Christ Community PCA Church in Franklin, Tennessee encourage us through prayer to show how our hearts thankfulness for our salvation moves us to joyfully serve our Savior.   Luke 17:11-15 (NLT) One of them (one of the lepers), when he saw that he was healed, came back to Jesus, shouting,…