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The Dual Nature and the Duel Within

I QUESTION whether any man understands himself, and I am quite certain that no Christian does so. “Great is the mystery of godliness” in more senses than one. The believer is a great riddle to those who observe him; “he is discerned of no man.” He is equally an enigma to himself. The frequency of books like Venning’s “Orthodox Paradoxes,” and good Ralph Erskine’s “Believer’s Riddle,” is not at all...

Romans 7:23

The Strong One Driven out by a Stronger One

Feb 5 THE Lord Jesus is ever in direct and open antagonism to Satan. “I will put enmity between thee and the woman, between thy seed and her seed,” has been most emphatically fulfilled. Christ has never tolerated any truce or parley with the evil one, and never will, Whenever Christ strikes a blow at Satan, it is a real blow, and not a feint, and is meant to destroy, not to...

Luke 11:21-26

War! War! War!

May 1      We shall not take these words in their literal application, as coming from the lips of Saul, when he gave David his elder daughter, Merab, to wife; but shall accommodate the passage, and use it as an exhortation given to the church of Christ, and to every Soldier of Jesus: "Fight the Lord's battles." If this exhortation be not found in the selfsame words, coming from the lips...

1 Samuel 18:17

The Comer's Conflict with Satan

Aug 24      This child possessed with an evil spirit, is a most fitting emblem of every ungodly and unconverted man. Though we be not possessed with devils, yet by nature we are possessed with devilish vices and lusts, which if they do not distress and vex our bodies, will most certainly destroy our souls. Never creature possessed with evil spirit was in a worse plight than the man who is...

Luke 9:42