Monthly Archives: May 2016

God Working for our Good

MTLB-May 23-May 30, 2016     By Thomas Watson   1. God’s attributes work for good to the godly. (1) God’s power works for good. It is a glorious power (Colossians 1:11) and it is engaged for the good of the elect. God’s power works for good in supporting us in trouble. “Underneath are the…

The Singing Parrot

“Stand up, stand up for Jeeeesus…” Do you ever sing in the shower? I mean, do you ever really belt it out so echoes reverberate throughout the house, scaring the neighbors walking their dog on the sidewalk if the window happens to be open? Or maybe, like me, you prefer to just “let it go”…

Consider Others First

Sat-May 21, 2016     Esther 4:13-17   Haman was an enemy of the Jewish people. In fact, he hated them so much that he devised a plan to deceive the king and completely destroy the Israelites. The Jews, God’s chosen people, have always been persecuted and are still a hated people thousands of years…

Carest Thou Not?

RR-June 3, 2016     Mark 4:38  And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish? There are times when we have great problems and God seems to ignore our prayers. And finally we begin…

He Sees the End

RR-May 19, 2016     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it. For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after…

Psalm 69

MTLB-May 19-May 23, 2016     By Henry Law, 1878   The Psalmist is involved in intensity of misery. The severest troubles in every form assail him. The downfall of his enemies is foreshadowed, and the conclusion of the hymn is praise. 1-2. “Save me, O God; for the waters have come in to my…

The Awful Night

RR-May 19-May 20, 2016    By William Jay   “In that night was Belshazzar the king of the Chaldeans slain.” DAN. 5: 30 OBSERVE the person, the event, and the season. The person was Belshazzar. He is not easily identified in profane history, and little is said of him in the Scriptures of truth. He…

Vacation

CH-May 18, 2016     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.” 1 Peter 5:8–9 The…

The Nearness of God

RR-May 18-May 19, 2016     By William Jay   That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: ACTS 17:27 Is there a God? This is the first question in religion. And the proofs of his being…