“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son!” Romans 8:28-29 ...
Category: Word of Grace – image
May 4, 2015MMurrey
“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain!” Philippians 1:21 At death, the Christian gains holiness without sin. In Heaven, the very existence of sin will be destroyed, “Nothing impure will ever enter it, nor will anyone who does what is shameful or deceitful, ...
April 15, 2015MMurrey
“Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth! Yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from ...
April 12, 2015MMurrey
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is?” Jeremiah 17:9. Man is the only creature on earth that practices self-deception. That we should sometimes ...
September 29, 2014MMurrey
“I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far!” Philippians 1:23 Never fear dying, beloved. Dying is the last, but the least matter that a Christian has to be anxious about. Fear ...
September 27, 2014MMurrey
“….and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Ephesians 3:19 The Giving Love No love gives like Christ’s love. Love is always giving. But ...
September 9, 2014MMurrey
I once was lost in darkest night Yet thought I knew the way The sin that promised joy and life Had led me to the grave I had no hope that You would own A rebel to Your will And if You had not loved me first I ...
August 8, 2014MMurrey
“So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom!” Psalm 90:12. This Psalm solemnly teaches that man is frail and dying sinner. Who can read it without being deeply humbled, and affected? Who can read it aright without praying, “So teach us ...
July 10, 2014MMurrey
“No longer do I call you servants; but I have called you friends!” John 15:15. Then for myself, my whole duty is summed up in being a friend of Christ’s. He says, “You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you.” This includes all Scripture commands....
July 8, 2014MMurrey
“Wait on the LORD; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the LORD!” Psalm 27:14. Will we ever learn this? If we would live in this world for the honor and glory of Christ, we must understand that it is our ...
June 26, 2014MMurrey
“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11 Affliction is one of God’s medicines! By ...
June 25, 2014MMurrey
Brothers and sisters, our Shepherd will stop at nothing to bring every one of His beloved sheep home to Heaven. He says of Himself, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.” Oh precious revelation of grace! Sheep of His fold, I ...
April 12, 2014MMurrey
Three times over in his Epistles, Paul speaks of the Christian’s ambition. I may learn much from every one of his three messages. So we make it our ambition to please Him” 2 Corinthians 5:9 It has always been my ambition to preach the gospel where Christ was ...
April 7, 2014MMurrey
Are you born again? This is one of life’s most important questions. Jesus Christ said, “Except a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). It is not enough to reply, “I belong to the church; I suppose I’m a Christian.” ...
March 13, 2014MMurrey
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world,but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you ...
March 7, 2014MMurrey
In these three words, we are given the whole secret of life. May God the Holy Spirit give us grace to heed them that we may ever be found “looking unto Jesus.” “Looking unto Jesus” in ...
February 25, 2014MMurrey
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, ...
February 18, 2014MMurrey
If joy is ours — it is to make us a greater blessing to others. If sorrow is ours — it is to bring out Christ’s image in us more clearly. If our hopes are disappointed — it is because God has some ...
February 16, 2014MMurrey
A wonderful encouragement to us all. Adopted from C.H. Spurgeon’s devotions “When thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, then thou shalt bestir thyself.”- 2Sa_5:24 The members of Christ’s Church should be very prayerful, always ...
January 30, 2014MMurrey
“Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place–unless ...
January 25, 2014MMurrey