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Gospel Glimpses (Page 6)

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

A Post Election Prayer

I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and pleases…

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…