"Only a plain common day"
by J. R. Miller (very encouraging)
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Piety at home
(Arthur Pink, "First Things First")
"Let them first learn--to show piety at home." 1 Timothy 5:4
The Christian is first to manifest godliness in the family circle. We would especially press this upon the attention of those who are so anxious to engage in what they term "service for the Lord."
The "service" which God requires from all of His people--is not a running about here and there, asking impertinent questions of total strangers and prattling to them about Divine things--but to be in subjection to Himself, and to walk obediently to His Word.
To talk to other people about Christ, is far easier than the task which He has assigned to His people--to deny self, take up our cross, follow Him, and to show piety at home. For if there is no piety in our home life--then all our seeming piety in the Church, and before the world--is but hypocrisy and self-deceit!
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We have added a new VIDEO:Jesus' Prayer in GethsemaneBy Jeremy Walker, 1/4/2009 (40 minutes)A superb sermon on Jesus' anguish in theGarden of Gethsemane. Mark 14:32-42
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