Category: God

The Titanic And The Solid Rock

Jonathan Cahnby Jonathan Cahn

The Titanic scraped along an iceberg and didn’t sink until hours later. In the beginning, everything was still level and the people continued their activities. They saw the iceberg through the windows but didn’t think that there was real damage. They couldn’t see it, but the damage was real, and the water began flooding the chambers. It was mortally wounded. People continued to talk and play cards. The band continued to play as if everything was fine, but there was limited time left. That’s a picture of life. It appears solid, but it’s mortally wounded.

That’s a picture of life. It appears solid, but it’s mortally wounded. Eventually, it’s going down. If your well-being is based on anything in this life, your well-being is going to sink. Messiah spoke of a rich man who stored up his treasure, but then his life was required. He put all his treasures in a sinking ship. Beware of growing comfortable in a sinking ship. No matter how much it glit ters, it’s still sinking. Put your treasure where you can’t lose. Messiah is the rock; build your hope on Him, for all other ground is sinking sand. All other ground is the Titanic.

Today’s Mission – Is your well-being dependent on anything other than Him? Today place your hope, your well-being, and your peace on nothing less than Messiah, the solid Rock.

by Jonathan Cahn

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With God Nothing Shall Be Impossible

J.C. Ryleby J.C. Ryle

“With God nothing shall be impossible!” Luke 1:37

Let us mark the mighty principle which the angel Gabriel lays down to silence all objections about the incarnation: “With God nothing shall be impossible.”

A hearty reception of this great principle is of immense importance to our own inward peace. Questions and doubts will often arise in men’s minds about many subjects in religion. They are the natural result of our fallen estate of soul. Our faith at the best is very feeble. Our knowledge at its highest is clouded with much infirmity. And among many antidotes to a doubting, anxious, questioning state of mind, few will be found more useful than that before us now–a thorough conviction of God’s omnipotence. With Him who called the world into being and formed it out of nothing–everything is possible.

Nothing is too hard for the Lord.

There is no sin too black and bad to be pardoned. The blood of Christ cleanses from all sin.

There is no heart too hard and wicked to be changed. The heart of stone can be made a heart of flesh.

There is no work too hard for a believer to do. We may do all things through Christ strengthening us.

There is no trial too hard to be borne. The grace of God is sufficient for us.

There is no promise too great to be fulfilled. Christ’s words never pass away–and what He has promised, He is able to perform.

There is no difficulty too great for a believer to overcome. When God is for us–then who shall can against us? The mountain shall become a plain!

Let principles like these be continually before our minds. The angel’s maxim is an invaluable remedy. Faith never rests so calmly and peacefully–as when it lays its head on the pillow of God’s omnipotence!

by J.C. Ryle