Archive for September 14th, 2021

The Study of God


Written by James I. Packer (1926-2020), an English-born Canadian evangelical theologian, cleric and writer. This is an excerpt from his book “Knowing God.”

We are cruel to ourselves if we try to live in this world without knowing about the God whose world it is and who runs it. The world becomes a strange, mad, painful place, and life in it a disappointing and unpleasant business, for those who do not know about God. Disregard the study of God, and you sentence yourself to stumble and blunder through life blindfolded, as it were, with no sense of direction and no understanding of what surrounds you. This way you can waste your life and lose your soul.


Written by Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892), an English Baptist preacher, known as the “Prince of Preachers.”

Oh! dear Savior, we come to You and we remember what our state is, and the condition we are in encourages us to come to You  now as beggars, as dependents upon Your heavenly charity. You are a Savior and as such Your are on the outlook for those that need saving, and here we are, here we come. We are the men and women You are looking for, needing a Savior.

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