D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones was one of the greatest preachers of the 20th century. He believed that, “the first and primary object of preaching is not only to give information but to produce an impression. It is the impression at the time that matters, even more than what you can remember subsequently.”

Gluttony vs. Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted

Prov 23:19-21: Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your heart in the way. Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags. Matt 11:18-19: For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, “He has a demon.” The Son of Man came eating…

Sloth vs. Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Proverbs 24:30-34: I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of a man lacking sense, and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw and considered it; I looked and received instruction. A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding…

Pride vs. Poverty of Spirit

Prov 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom. Prov 13:10 When there is strife, then there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. Prov 16:18-19 Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. It is better to be of a lowly spirit with…

The Apple of God’s Eye

“God loves the church more than he loves you.” Psalm 87: On the holy mount stands the city he founded; 2     the Lord loves the gates of Zion     more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 3 Glorious things of you are spoken,     O city of God. Selah 4 Among those who know me I mention Rahab and Babylon;     behold, Philistia and Tyre, with Cush—     “This one…