A Few Quotes: Bavinck and Ortlund

On the Age of Information “Though we live a century after Bavinck, the obstacles to doctrinal health that he confronted–information overload that saps spiritual vitality, a waning interest in the knowledge of God, an increasing disregard for godliness,–still face us today. Some of these obstacles have grown to mammoth proportions in our digital age, consumed as it is with both self-expression and self-pity.” R. Carlton Wynne, introduction to The Wonderful Works of God, by Herman Bavinck....

May 1, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Hardships

On Hardships I cared not where or how I lived, or what hardships I went through, so I could but gain souls to Christ. Henry Martyn. Banner of Truth. April 28, 2020 ...

May 8, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Prayer

Three Persons and one God, I bless and praise thee, for love so unmerited, so unspeakable, so wondrous, so mighty to save the lost and raise them to glory. The Trinity. The Valley of Vision. ed. Arthur Bennett. On praying for others “I’m praying for you.” If you say this about something I need prayer for: Thank you for bringing me to the throne of the Father....

May 15, 2020 · 4 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Righteousness

On legalism and self-righteousness The obedience that you think keeps you out of hell is the obedience you think justifies you. — Brian Onstead (@brianonstead) May 17, 2020 On That Exact Moment No one just wakes up one morning and decides to believe in Jesus Christ. The reason he believes is because the Holy Spirit convicts him of sin, draws him to Christ, raises him to life, and grants him faith....

May 22, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Living

On the Christian Life HERE IS THE CHRISTIAN LIFE in just six words: "Not knowing where, I know whom" - @rayortlund — Joseph Louthan (@JosephLouthan) May 21, 2020 Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr.. Isaiah (Preaching the Word Commentaries). 205. On Getting to God If salvation is by works, no one could be saved. But by the works of Jesus Christ, anyone who trusts Him will be saved. — Steven Lawson (@DrStevenJLawson) May 25, 2020 The American Gospel “American Gospel: Christ Alone” Is Now On Netflix https://t....

May 29, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Grace

This is the Word of the Lord If you know Dr. Thompson’s work, especially in his book The Anatomy of the Soul, give this great episode a listen. “We did have this one woman, been in for 30 days [drug and alcohol addiction recovery]. She told a story that was so bad, it brought the room to silence because it involved the fact she was a meth addict and she sold a child to get drugs....

June 5, 2020 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: Dustin Benge

A Sample of Benge Quotes A problem: We fear man. A bigger problem: We don't fear God. — Dustin Benge (@DustinBenge) June 11, 2020 and… What is God saying in your trouble? Why is this happening? “Trust Me.” What is your sovereign plan? “Trust Me.” What are your purposes? “Trust Me.” How can this be good for me? “Trust Me.” God is teaching us to trust Him. — Dustin Benge (@DustinBenge) June 10, 2020 On Theology Assumed *The Apostle Paul has entered the chat*...

June 12, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Praying and Fasting

Stands to reason Pro tip. If you cant tweet as good as @DustinBenge just tweet scripture or hymn lyrics instead. — Thomas (@tacollin) June 17, 2020 Case in point Never be ashamed to hold up the Bible and with confident boldness proclaim with Martyn Lloyd-Jones: “Here in this Book is a message that would solve every single problem of the human race.” — Dustin Benge (@DustinBenge) June 17, 2020 Foremost in parenting If you were asked, "What is your number one goal for your child?...

June 19, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: Hanging On Some Choice Memes

So, since I am off social media, let me share with some memes I was about to share. Don’t say napping—its too friggin’ bright for that Me as an FBI tbh My daughter Cue up The Who’s Won’t Be Fooled Again Brave yet controversial also true It looks like that bit of news just made his day ...

June 26, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Believing

One Has Got to Burn “The cross and the confederate flag cannot co-exist without one setting the other on fire.” — @drmoore — Sam Allberry (@SamAllberry) June 27, 2020 On Corporate Worship In These Times Why I’m thankful for these things... 1. They allow us to share in the Lord’s Supper despite Rona. 2. They contain enough preservatives that they’re certainly building some kind of supernatural immunity. 3. They taste so terrible they can only make us long for heaven....

July 3, 2020 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: Gospel of God Foremost

Not a Conspiracy Theory I debated and prayed about even posting this at all. But I think I must. While I don’t need to write anything about the New Apostolic Reformation movement, I want to say just this: pray. I have see may people comment and write books on this movement. And everything that I have read and heart has been incredibly helpful and very pastoral. But what I have noticed that so many people commenting on this movement will never mention that they still have friends who go to NAR churches....

July 10, 2020 · 3 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Expository Preaching

On All Kinds of Preaching How is that working out for us? Pretty terrible. Expository preaching gives only one opinion: God’s. — Dustin Benge (@DustinBenge) July 11, 2020 On Preaching From The Bible If an expository sermon is boring, it’s not the Bible’s fault. — Nate Pickowicz (@NatePickowicz) July 11, 2020 It is enough because God is enough We would truly believe “the gospel is enough” if we really believed sinners actually go to hell....

July 17, 2020 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: On Praying for Wolves

Sweeter Than Honey and the Drippings of the Honeycomb Sweetest truth https://t.co/7mqQ3RD2Tc — Joseph Louthan (@JosephLouthan) July 13, 2020 Rejoice because God is God Why did God save us? John Stott with some thoughts. This should set your week up well. pic.twitter.com/Zi7jb6Vmnv — Barnabas Piper (@BarnabasPiper) July 13, 2020 Do you belong to God? If ye were not Christ’s wheat, appointed to be bread in His house, He would not grind you....

July 31, 2020 · 2 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: Octavius Winslow

On the Fullness of Joy Oh close and blessed union! Justified by God, accepted in Christ, condemnation there cannot be. I stand in the Divine presence as Joshua stood before the Lord, or as the woman stood before the Savior, charged, accused, guilty; but I am in the presence of him who, though now he sits upon the throne as my Judge, once hung upon the cross as my Savior....

February 19, 2021 · 3 min · Joseph Louthan

A Few Quotes: Charles Spurgeon

On the smallest of faiths “The gulf between the unbeliever and the ones with the smallest faith is abysmally infinite. However, there is no gap between the ones with the smallest faith and the arms and the heart of the loving Savior.” Charles Spurgeon On Good Friday Let us muse upon the fact that Jesus was conducted without the gates of the city. It was the common place of death....

February 26, 2021 · 1 min · Joseph Louthan