Thomas Brooks has faithfully, firmly guided us through his precious remedies against Satan’s devices. As any good pastor should do, he has taught, rebuked, and corrected us, training us up toward the righteousness we have in Christ. Along the way, we have discovered something critical during our studies. While Satan is the subject of this […]
For seven chapters in Precious Remedies against Satan’s Devices, Thomas Brooks lays out numerous facts about the devil, exposing our enemy’s tactics against us. He explains how Satan lures us, discourages us, and emotionally wrecks us. We learn how the devil keeps unbelievers from coming to Christ, and how he uses false teachers to spread […]
The Lord Jesus is more than willing to save even the worst of sinners. Are you willing to go to him so that you can have life? Satan doesn’t try to tell unbelievers that Jesus’s is unable to save. That would be much easier to refute. Instead, the lie we focus on here, as with […]
Sorrow is not a prerequisite for salvation. Learn why you shouldn’t let your feelings keep you from a life of faith. “I take you to be my lawfully wedded spouse; to have and to hold from this day forward; to love, honor, and cherish; in sickness and health, in prosperity and adversity; as long as […]
The human sense of self-worth is powerful. That’s why we spend so much time and effort proving ourselves to others. We need to show ourselves worthy of what we have, what we do, and who we are. Knowing this, Satan prevents some people from coming to Christ through embarrassment over having nothing to offer in […]
Our perspective on constant temptations can color the way we see ourselves. But we can learn to view our path toward holiness in light of God’s mercy. Imagine a panicked family member waking you in the night. You must follow them immediately. Your high-rise apartment building is unsafe. Collapse may be imminent. You join the […]
What do we do when we feel the cultural current pulling us downstream? A strong Christian fights – not systems, not institutions, and definitely not our neighbors. We fight the internal battle, the turn of our hearts downstream. We fix our eyes on truth, and we paddle against the current. Hard. And little by little, we win. Puritan author Thomas Brooks helps us get there with a few bits of timeless advice.