Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Garden

RR-June 24, 2016     Anonymous Poem   When is the best time to enter your garden? Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses… FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING, PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS: 1. Peas of mind 2. Peas of heart 3. Peas of soul PLANT…

God’s Securing His Inheritance

RR-June 23, 2016     By Arthur W. Pink, from “Comfort for Christians” taken from chapter 10   “He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; He led him about. He instructed him, He kept him as the apple of His eye.” – Deut. 32:10 “He instructed him.” And so…

Half A Shekel: The Atonement Money

RR-June 23, 2016     By John Gill, from “A Body of Doctrinal Divinity”, Book 6 Chapter 1   The ransom of the people of Israel, when numbered, was typical of the ransom by Christ; it was made by paying half a shekel, called the atonement money, for their souls, and which was paid alike…

On The Advantage And Necessity Of Prayer

MTLB-June 22-June 28, 2016     By Herman Witius DISSERTATION II taken from “Sacred Dissertations on The “Lord’s prayer” first published in Latin 1689 and translated by William Pringle in 1839   WHAT we have said may suffice as to the definition of prayer. We are now to inquire into its ADVANTAGE and NECESSITY, or…

Train Your Children Rightly

RR-June 22, 2016     By J.C. Ryle   If you would train your children rightly, then train them in the way they should go–Proverbs 22:6—and not in the way they would. Remember children are born with a decided bias or bent towards evil, and therefore if you let them choose for themselves, they are…

Fire! Fire!

RR-June 22, 2016     By J.C. Ryle   Only fire will burn away the dross! How would the great work of sanctification go on in a person — if they had no trials? Trouble is often the only fire which will burn away the dross which clings to our hearts. Trouble is the pruning-knife…

Biblical Womanhood: How the Bible Defines Feminity

CH-June 22-June 23, 2016     By Brent Barnett   Women face many lies against true womanhood to the extent that there is often great confusion about what it even means to be a woman. Some say that womanhood is casting off “enslavement” to a husband and climbing a corporate ladder in the workplace, politics,…

Spiritually Dead

RR-June 21, 2016     By John Kennedy, from “The Father’s Drawing”   We read in Ephesians 2:1, “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins.” “Dead in trespasses and in sins” is the description given of every one as he is “by nature.” Now if there is any exercise that…

Does God Deal With All Alike?

RR-June 21, 2016     Thomas Watson, from “A Body of Divinity”   We read in Job 8:3, “Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice?” How can it square with God’s justice, that all men being “equally guilty by nature, that He should pass by one and, save another? Why does He…

The Least of These

June 20, 2016 Poof! The potato nearly in my grasp suddenly disappeared. I looked up, dumbfounded. A group of us stood around a metal table bagging up potatoes at the food bank. My coworker had a mischievous glint in her eyes as she placed the tuber in her bag. Soon, the same thing happened again!…