Monthly Archives: April 2016

Beautiful Old Age

RR-April 21, 2016     By J.R. Miller (excerpts from article)   It is possible so to live as to make old age very sad, and then it is possible so to live as to make it very beautiful. Only Christ can make any life, young or old, truly beautiful or truly happy. Only He…

Shall not depart

RR-April 20, 2016     By Octavius Winslow 1872 (From: Words of Divine Comfort)   “… shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee..”–Isaiah 54:10 “Shall not depart from you.” My soul, consider the love of God for you, as everlasting…

My Covenant of Peace

RR-April 20, 2016     By Octavius Winslow 1872 (From: Words of Divine Comfort)   “Neither shall the covenant of My peace be removed.” The covenant of peace made with Christ, on your behalf, O my soul, sealed with His blood, even the “blood of the everlasting covenant,” which procured peace, speaks peace, and bequeaths…

Prosperity Versus Contentment

RR-April 19, 2016     by Henry M. Morris, Ph.D.   “But godliness with contentment is great gain” (I Timothy 6:6). In this day of Madison Avenue sales pressures and an ever-increasing array of technological gadgets and creature comforts, the Christian virtue of contentment is a rare commodity. There is even a widespread error among…

My Kindness

RR-April 19, 2016     By Octavius Winslow 1872 (From: Words of Divine Comfort)   “…my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee..”–Isaiah 54:10 “My kindness.” Oh what touching and impressive words are these! Human kindness is sweet and…

God’s Unchanging Love

RR-April 19, 2016     By Octavius Winslow 1872 (From: Words of Divine Comfort)   “For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from thee, neither shall the covenant of my peace be removed, saith the LORD that hath mercy on thee..”–Isaiah 54:10 There is nothing true…

Directions for Hating Sin

MTLB-Apr.19-Apr.25, 2016     By Richard Baxter   Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. 27 And I will put my spirit…

The Joyful Sound of the Gospel

RR-April 18, 2016     By Ralph Erskine 1685-1782 .The following selection from “The Beaties of Erskine,” appears as it was orginally printed with the exception of the title. The original title of this chapter heading is as it appears below. The electronic edition of this article was scanned and edited by Shane Rosenthal for…

If Christ Had Not Risen

CH-Apr.18-Apr.20, 2016     By David R. Reid (Growing Christians website states: This essay may be forwarded or printed and freely distributed with acknowledgment)   1 Corinthians 15: 12: Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13: But…

Spring Cleaning

April 18th, 2016 Spring cleaning. Most people groan before diving into such a chore. Others detest it so intensely that they procrastinate doing it until the following year. Some ignore the idea of it altogether. Not me. I love to organize, sort, and clean. It brings me satisfaction to purge things I don’t need from…