Tag Archives: J.I. Packer

“Where’s Your Glory?” (Jeremiah 9:23-24 sermon)

Sunday morning came to our church in Southwest Louisiana, and the crowd was exuberant. Purple and gold clothing was everywhere. People were cheerful and talking in the hallways. A festive air just covered the whole place. LSU had won their … Continue reading

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A Martial Mindset

Psalm 144 opens “Blessed be the LORD, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle.” (:1) This is another good reminder (see the devotion on “No Beds of Ease” here) that life is not about … Continue reading

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Do Not Confuse Disobedience With “Mercy”

In I Samuel 28:18, Samuel speaks to Saul from the grave: “As you did not obey the Lord and did not execute His fierce wrath on Amalek, so the Lord has done this thing to you this day.” Here the … Continue reading

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On the Reading of Classic Sermons

One of the most enjoyable and profitable activities I can recommend is the reading of older sermons – especially classic sermons by pastors from previous generations. Following are several reasons for it, and then a listing of a few of … Continue reading

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“Our Sovereign God”

Psalm 103:19                         “Our Sovereign God”       Centuries ago, King Canute was one of the most powerful kings of England ever – but he also knew his limits.  Canute reigned over what is now England, Denmark, and much of Europe, and as … Continue reading

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