Though Seven Times ’Twas Heated

If you haven’t already done so, you’ll want to check out this insightful meditation from my dear sister, Christina Langella.

 I saw him in the furnace; he doubted not, nor feared, And in the flames beside him, the Son of God appeared; Though seven times ’twas heated, with all the tempter’s might, He cried, ‘The yoke is easy, the burden, it is light.’

In case you do not recognize these lyrics, this is the third verse to “Bloodwashed Pilgrim”  written by John Matthias in 1836.  The other day, on my way home from work, I listened to this hymn … Read More

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About Jon J. Cardwell

"The Spirited Speaker" - Pastor of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama. Nationally recognized speaker and publisher. Author of several books, including the bestseller, Christ and Him Crucified.


  1. I am truly humbled that you would include my post on your blog. I pray it will encourage someone in the Lord.

    And, thank you so much for your prayers. I did in fact have a great “first day” on the job today. It is all of grace!

    Blessings to you!

    • Thank you, sister. This was such a precious devotional that I grabbed it and scheduled it to publish this morning… then you posted that other one after I had this one already to go. I will link to it next week.

      If you keep it up, I just have you write my devotionals and I can direct my energies elsewhere. 😉

      Blessings to you, dear sister…. and it was a privilege to pray throughout the day for your first day at the new position.

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