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Noah'S Ark

NOAH'S ARK By Edward Griffin (1770—1837) Edward Griffin AUDIO gems "By faith Noah , when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that comes by faith." Hebrews 11:7 The ark is admitted by ... Read More

The Treasure And The Heart In Heaven!

The Treasure and the Heart in Heaven! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in an... Read More

This Is Not Your Rest!

This is Not Your Rest! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "Arise and depart; for this is not your rest — because it is polluted." Micah 2:10 The land of Canaan was called a rest. "Unto whom I swore in my wrath, that they should not enter into my rest." It was given to Israel after their wanderings for four h... Read More

Human Life A Vapor!

Human Life a Vapor! Edward Griffin, 1807 "Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes!" James 4:14 This moral reflection was introduced by the apostle to reprove those calculations and forms of speech which... Read More

Like Grass Which Grows Up!

Like Grass Which Grows up Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "In the morning they are like grass which grows up. In the morning it flourishes and grows up. In the evening it is cut down and withers." Psalm 90:5-6 Such has always been the condition of human life. This complaint was uttered more than three tho... Read More

W Hom Have I In Heaven But You ?

Whom Have I in Heaven but You? by Edward Griffin "Whom have I in Heaven but You? There is none upon earth that I desire besides You!" Psalm 73:25 This Psalm was composed by Asaph, one of the three chief singers whom David had appointed in the house of God. The good man had experienced a severe trial... Read More

When I Was A Child

When I Was a Child Edward Griffin , 1770-1837 "When I was a child — I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man — I put childish ways behind me." 1 Corinthians 13:11 In childhood the mind, pleased with every trifle and void of care — mindlessly pursues... Read More

Vainglory

Vainglory Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 (Editor's note: Vainglory is inordinate pride in oneself or one's achievements; or excessive vanity.) "Let us not be desirous of vainglory — provoking one another, envying one another." Galatians 5:26 The religion of the Bible is the only religion that ever taught... Read More

The Goodness Of God!

The Goodness of God! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "They shall abundantly utter the memory of Your great goodness." Psalm 145:7 Whether men could have discovered the goodness of God without Scriptural revelation, is a question which has been considerably agitated for the last century; having been called... Read More

The Tender Mercies Of God!

The Tender Mercies of God by Edward Griffin "I will mention the loving kindnesses of the Lord and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, and the great goodness towards the house of Israel which he has bestowed on them, according to his mercies , and according to ... Read More

Enoch Walked With God

Enoch Walked with God Edward Griffin "And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him." Genesis 5:24 Enoch was the father of the long-lived Methuselah and the great grand father of Noah. It is said of him that he walked with God after the birth of Methuselah, three hundred years. It was ... Read More

An Exhortation To Serve The Lord

An Exhortation to Serve the Lord by Edward Griffin "And now, O Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul." Deuteronomy 10:12 Complaints are often made again... Read More

HEAVEN

HEAVEN by Edward Griffin "For he looked for a city which has foundations whose builder and maker is God." Hebrews 11:10 This was the habit by which the patriarch Abraham sustained himself under the ills of life, while wandering a stranger and a pilgrim on the earth. It was reasonable in him so to do... Read More

Christ, A Refuge From The Tempest!

Christ, A Refuge From The Tempest By Edward Griffin "And a Man shall be as a hiding place from the wind and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land." Isaiah 32:2 This prediction, which was uttered in the days of Ahaz, is thought to ... Read More

The Deceitfulness Of The Heart!

The Deceitfulness of the Heart! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked! Who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9 Two things are noticeable here: the degree of the deceitfulness of the heart, and the cause of it. As to the degree , "the heart is deceitful ab... Read More

Sharp Arrows In The Heart Of Enemies!

Sharp Arrows in the Heart of Enemies by Edward Griffin "Your arrows are sharp in the heart of the King's enemies; the peoples fall under you." Psalm 45:5 While tyrants are wading to power through the blood of slaughtered armies, and marching to the music of a nation's groans—there is a Conqueror of ... Read More

The Uncertainty Of Life!

The Uncertainty of Life! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "For man also does not know his time: Like fish taken in a cruel net, like birds caught in a snare — so the sons of men are snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly upon them." Ecclesiastes 9:12 One of the most lamentable effects of the fall, ... Read More

You Are Going To Die!

You Are Going to Die! A New-year's Sermon Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, "This is what the LORD says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover. " 2 Kin... Read More

Return Unto Your Rest!

Return unto Your Rest! Edward Griffin, 1770-1837 "Return unto your rest, O my soul — for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you." Psalm 116:7 David experienced a great variety of changes and trials, which gave him an opportunity to learn much of the faithfulness of God — and much of the deceitfulne... Read More

Salvation Taken Into Gods Own Hands

Salvation Taken into God's Own Hands by Edward Griffin , 1770-1837 "Behold, the time is coming," declares the LORD, "when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant I made with their forefathers when I took them by the hand to le... Read More

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