Tag Archives: D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You Are the Light of the World — Matthew 5:14

  This statement by our Lord implies that the Christian only is the light of the world. And it also implies that the world is in a state of darkness. I have been blogging on what I see as the … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Tribulation

  In this blog we will be talking about what we would call an extension of the last Beatitude (Matt. 5:10). It is a fuller description of the blessing God gives us when we are persecuted for the sake of … Continue reading

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To Be Pure In heart

  I have been blogging through the book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. In chapter ten on his book, he covers the Beatitude, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” … Continue reading

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To Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

  The forth Beatitude is to hunger and thirst for righteousness. And if we do this we will be blessed by God and satisfied. So it seems, in the list, that we must begin by acknowledging our poverty of spirit … Continue reading

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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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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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