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Joy—The call to rejoice in the Lord always
July 11, 2019

“That God is what he is, is the matter of their chiefest joy.” –John Owen      Paul exhorted the Philippians to…

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Psalm 1—The Way to Blessing
July 3, 2019

“Meditation is the life of religion, and practice is the life of meditation.” –Thomas Watson      The pursuit of happiness is…

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The Ministry of Conference—the necessity and goal of spiritual duties
June 27, 2019

“Duties can never have too much of our diligence, or too little of our confidence.”  –William Secker      There are so…

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The Ministry of Conference—The necessity of spiritual duties
June 20, 2019

“As you love your souls neglect not spiritual duties.”   –Henry Wilkinson, aka “Dean Harry”      If I asked you to list…

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The Ministry of Conference—Where do I go for assurance?
May 30, 2019

“Reason’s arm is too short to reach the jewel of assurance.”  –Thomas Brooks      When someone speaks of assurance, generally, what…

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The Ministry of Conference—What evidences do I have for heaven?
May 23, 2019

Assurance is, as it were, the cream of faith.” –William Gurnall      One of the benefits to the spiritual practice of…

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The Ministry of Conference—What sins do most prevail in me?
May 9, 2019

“He is no true believer unto whom sin is not the greatest burden, sorrow, and trouble.”                                                                                    —John Owen       Another…

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The Ministry of Conference—What graces do I most lack?
May 2, 2019

“Grace is Christ’s portrait drawn on the soul.” –Thomas Watson,      Another one of Rev. Newcome’s key questions was, “What graces…

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The Ministry of Conference—What mercies have I received?
April 25, 2019

“Health of body is a greater mercy than poverty is an affliction.”  –Jeremiah Burroughs      One of the questions that Rev….

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April 17, 2019

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The Ministry of Conference—What afflictions would God have done me good by?
April 10, 2019

“Afflictions are a golden key…” –Thomas Brooks      It is entirely natural to run away from any affliction or difficulty that…

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The Ministry of Conference—Where does your heart go when trouble comes?
April 3, 2019

“Thy best life now is to live upon the promise.”  –Isaac Watts      When pastor Henry Newcome wanted to grow spiritually,…

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Joy as a Mechanism for Glory
March 21, 2019

“Joy in God is the central mechanism through which human beings glorify God and thus fulfill God’s ultimate design for our…

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The Ministry of Conference—Questions of Self-Examination
March 14, 2019

“We ought seriously to consider two things; the sin of our Nature, and the Nature of our sin.” –Ralph Venning     …

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The Ministry of Conference —Asking Questions, Lots of Questions, and Listening
March 7, 2019

“Christ is not loved at all, till he be loved above all.” –Ralph Robinson      In the narrative found in Luke 24,…

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