What we gain through Christ will always be greater than any loss we incur because of him. Let us be willing to bear any and every such earthly jewel or trinket that we might hold onto the pearl of great price.
Comparison, minimizing, and rationalizing are coping techniques for unspiritual people. They are not the weapons of spiritual warfare. Take up the full armor. Stop seeing the greater sins of others as your justification. In his chapter introductions of Precious Remedies, Thomas Brooks often imagines what Satan says to us. Brooks characterizes Satan’s words based on what […]
To read Precious Remedies is to assent that Satan is real, to be satisfied in the lack of apology for this stance, and to strive to learn the timeless tools the author has given us to defeat him.
Thomas Brooks liked to write an “epistle dedicatory” in his books. What are they exactly? We use the one in Precious Remedies as an example.