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Unconditionally Chosen Unto Salvation

Although it is today universally denied, young people, the truth of man’s total depravity is a basic truth of Scripture. God told Adam that if he would eat of the forbidden fruit he would die that very day. Paul, in Ephesians 2:1 tells the Ephesians that before God quickened them, that is, made them alive, […]

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A Precious Jewel

They were neighbors. In fact, they had lived next door to each other for over forty years. It could be said that they got along quite well, even during those years when the children did the usual damage to lawns and gardens—and to an occasional window. They settled the quarrels of their children without becoming […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

Reprinted from Daily Meditations for Spiritual Comfort by Rev. John A. Heys, minister emeritus from the Protestant Reformed Churches December 1 THAT MOST PRECIOUS GIFT Although the world is full of people who look forward to celebrating Christmas, that does not mean that they all are Christians. For many it is not Christ’s coming into […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

Reprinted from Daily Meditations for Spiritual Comfort by Rev. John A. Heys, minister emeritus from the Protestant Reformed Churches November 1 THE BELIEVERS BLESSED AFFLICTIONS It makes a world of difference whether you stand at the cross of Christ and see the hatred of the unbelieving Jews, and the shed blood and pain which He […]

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Calling Upon God with a Pure Heart

As you know, Young People, the day you were born you were not able to walk, or even to crawl. In fact, although you were born with legs and feet, you had to be carried, and have food brought unto you. You could cry for that food, and thereby could express your desire for it. […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

December 1 Read Revelation 22:12-21. Having entered the last month of this year, we have the awesome truth that we are closer to the end of this present world. For God has planned a certain day when Christ Jesus, our Saviour, will return. And, as we read a moment ago, He will come quickly with […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

November 1 As we approach the end of this year, we come closer to the day when Christ Jesus, our Saviour, will come and bring all of His elect into the everlasting glory of the New Jerusalem. They will all dwell there with Him, and with new bodies and souls, in a heavenly blessedness, which […]

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Watching Daily at My Gates

October 1 Read Ephesians 2:1-5 We should bear in mind the fact that every husband and wife brings forth a child that by nature is spiritually dead. For God told Adam, that the day he committed his first sin, he would die. And that does not merely mean that he would die physically. He would, […]

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Making Our Calling and Election Sure

As you know, Young People, when we are reading a book in a room that has no windows, has its door closed, and the electricity is suddenly and unexpectedly shut off, we will not be able to read and learn the new things that are in that book. Similarly, although we are born again children […]

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Our Certain Victory

When the believer reads the Word of God, it is at the same time both crystal clear but so deep that he can never see to the bottom. The book of Daniel is one example. The smallest children can understand and love the story of Daniel and his three friends. But when it comes to […]

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