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Christ Altogether Lovely

"Yes, He is altogether lovely." Song of Songs 5:16 OUTLINE 1. Christ is to be Loved 2. What is Meant by Altogether Lovely? 3 How Christ is Altogether Lovely? He is Lovely in His Person He is Lovely in His Offices He is Lovely in His Relations 4. Application 1. Christ Is to Be Loved At the ninth vers... Read More

The Life of the late Rev. Mr. John Flavel

Those of the name of Flavel derive their pedigree from one who was the third great officer that came over with William the Conqueror; but this worthy Divine was far from that weakness and vanity to boast of any thing of that nature, being of the poet's mind, who said, Et genus, et proavos, et quae n... Read More

Christ Altogether Lovely

Christ is to be Loved "Yes, He is altogether lovely." Song of Songs 5:16. At the ninth verse of this chapter, you have a question put forth by the daughters of Jerusalem, "What is your beloved more than another beloved?" The spouse answers, "He is the chief among ten thousand." She then recounts man... Read More

The Fountain Of Life

Choice excerpts from John Flavel's "The Fountain of Life" When most lame and defective in themselves Happy were it, if puzzled and perplexed Christians would turn their eyes from the defects that are in their obedience, to the fullness and completeness of Christ's obedience; and see themselves compl... Read More

The Method Of Grace

CHOICE EXCERPTS from John Flavel's "The Method of Grace" You have all your hearts can wish! "My God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19 O say with a melting heart—I have a full Christ, and He is filled for me! I have . . . His pure and perfe... Read More

Pithy gems from John Flavel 1628 - 1691

Pithy gems from John Flavel 1628 - 1691 The soul is of more value than ten thousand worlds! ~ ~ ~ ~ Whatever we have over-loved, idolized, and leaned upon—God has from time to time broken it, and made us to see the vanity of it. So that we find the readiest course to be rid of our comforts—is to set... Read More

Christ Altogether Lovely!

CHRIST ALTOGETHER LOVELY by John Flavel " Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved, and this is my Friend." Song of Songs 5:16 I. Christ is to be loved At the ninth verse of this chapter, you have a question put forth by the daughters of Jerusalem, "What is your beloved more than another bel... Read More

The Christian View Of Death

The Christian View of Death John Flavel I shall offer several considerations calculated to help the people of God in time of sickness, to keep their hearts loose from all earthly objects, and cheerfully willing to die: 1. Death is harmless to the people of God ; its shafts leave no sting in them. Wh... Read More

The Way Of Salvation, In Scripture Verse

The Way of Salvation, in Scripture Verse by John Flavel Since Adam was created just and good, that is to say, holy, righteous and immortal; and dominion given him over all the creatures which God had created; and whereas he did not long remain in this state, but has through the subtlety of the Devil... Read More

The Harlots Face In The Looking-Glass Of Scripture

The Harlots Face in the Looking-Glass of Scripture by John Flavel Proverbs 6:32 "But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself!" The next danger I shall give you warning of, is the sin of immorality; with which I fear too many of the rude and looser sort of seamen d... Read More

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