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  Richard Sibbes (1577-1635) was affectionately known as the “Sweet Dropper” as a Puritan preacher.[1] He has been distinguished among the Puritans as the “Heavenly” Dr. Sibbes because he was famous for his affective spirituality.[2] Affective spirituality is a focus on the affections or the desires as they are transformed by the Spirit of God […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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  Are you assured of God’s love for you? Do you have a firm and growing assurance of God’s love for you? Are you like Abraham who was fully convinced that the Lord is able to do what He has promised to you (Rom. 4:19-22)? You may have faith in Christ, and yet not have […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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Prayer- Come with your soul prepared to hear God’s Word by praying for God’s blessing. Appetite- Come with holy appetite. Tender Teachable Heart- What will you have me to do? Speak to me. Be Attentive- Discipline your mind to be attentive with your mind; keep yourself from distractions as much as possible. To be as […]

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ESV Luke 10:38-42: …A woman named Martha welcomed [Jesus] into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left […]

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There was a popular song in the 1960s that boasted: “Time is on my side- -yes, it is!” (We should ask the aging singer now if this is still true). Is time on our side? In our culture today, how easy it is for us to waste time. Yet as Christians we are called as […]

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“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8) Why is keeping the Lord’s Day holy glorious? * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is an opportunity to please and glorify God in obedience to His commandments. * Keeping the Lord’s Day holy is glorious because it is a privilege and […]

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  Our Lord Jesus reserves his harshest criticisms for the Pharisees. The Pharisees were a conservative sect in Judaism whose mission statement was to live pure lives before God and to keep Jews separated from the world by their conformity to God’s Law. The problem was that although the Pharisees knew a lot of the […]

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