Category Archives: Notes on Books I’m Reading

To Be Meek

I am enjoying the popular book Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I’m reading it slow and blogging on it as I go. So far I have blogged an Introduction, and on the first two … Continue reading

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Blessed Are They That Mourn

  This second Beatitude follows closely after the first—“Blessed are the poor in spirit…”—and has a vital connection to it. We will look first at the meaning of mourn and then later we will show why true mourners are blessed … Continue reading

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To Be Poor in Spirit

I have been following the book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. A very good book! The very first line in the sermon, and the beginning of what is called the Beatitudes, is this line: “Blessed … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount: An Introduction

  I have been reading Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I am just a little ways into the book, and, so far, it is very good, well worth reading; so good that I have … Continue reading

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How to React to Trials

Most of us, I’m afraid, don’t react properly to trial. But if we did, the bible tells us that we would “yield the peaceable fruits of righteousness.” In this blog, I will address what we mean by trails, how they … Continue reading

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Choosing to be a Godly Christian — 2 Peter 1:3-10

  Every Christian has been given the same promises by which he can escape the corruption that is in the world (read 2 Peter 1:3-4). Unfortunately, many do not choose this path. All Christians can say that they have faith—that … Continue reading

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Fixing Our Eyes On Jesus

  I have been in the process of highlighting a few key thoughts from the book Spiritual Depression, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. In this blog we will probe some key ideas from chapters ten and eleven on faith. In both … Continue reading

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