Monthly Archives: May 2016

Shining Lights

CH-May 31-June 2, 2016     By David R. Reid   Matthew 5: 13 Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. 14 Ye…

Feigned Lips

RR-May 31, 2016     By Stephen Charnock   Psalm 17.1: Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. There are such things as “feigned lips; “a contraction between the heart and the tongue, a clamour in the voice and scoffing in…

By The Word of Thy Lips

RR-May 31, 2016     By Thomas Manton   Psalm 17.4: Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer. It is a great relief against temptations to have the word ready. The word is called, “The sword of the Spirit.” Eph 6:17….

Their Honored Graves

RR-May 30, 2016     Oration By E.N. Potter (From: The National Memorial Day– By Ernest F.M. Faehtz, Grand Army of the Republic, 1870)   The lowering skies and descending mists enjoin us to be brief. Above these clouds the sun is shining, and so above graves that enshrine the ashes of our loved and…

The King of kings

MTLB-May 30-June 6, 2016     By William Dyer (From: Christ’s Famous Titles)   And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. Revelation 19:16 Beloved, Jesus Christ is a threefold king: First, His enemies King. Secondly, His saints King. Thirdly, His Father’s King….

The Commander & the Private Equally Honored

RR-May 30, 2016     By Edward Taylor (From: The National Memorial Day– By Ernest F.M. Faehtz, 1870)   Fellow-citizens: On this May-day, with the fresh flowers of spring, gathered by scores of hands from woods, gardens, and household plants, wrought into the varied symbols of love and Christian faith, we decorate the graves of…

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Raising Ebenezer

May 30, 2016 New York City fell to the enemy. General Washington was determined not to give ground, so a young military captain volunteered to spy behind enemy lines. A Yale graduate, this twenty-one year old had a bright future ahead of him, yet risked it all for the cause of his country’s independence. Through…

Wait on the Lord, for HE IS STRONG TO SAVE

RR-May 27, 2016     No case can be desperate that is brought to him. The poor woman in the Gospel had spent all her money, tried all the physicians, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse, until she came to Jesus; and then, by only touching his garment, she obtained a cure. So,…

Wait on the Lord with PERSEVERANCE

RR-May 27, 2016     Never give up, while you– need a blessing, fear a foe, or groan under a burden. Wait on the Lord, until you obtain all you need, and enjoy all you desire. You cannot wait on him in vain, therefore you can not do better. Satan will suggest– “Why should you…