Monthly Archives: June 2016

Joseph Iron, from 1849

RR-June 20, 2016     So the Resurrection of Christ was an announcement of the all-glorious, heart-cheering fact that the iniquities of God’s people were forever done away, the whole debt of the eternal Church cancelled, a justifying righteousness for them all brought in and perfected, the whole realm of bliss, in new songs of…

The Scarlet Worm

RR-June 20, 2016     By Henry Morris   When the female of the scarlet worm species was ready to give birth to her young, she would attach her body to the trunk of a tree, fixing herself so firmly and permanently that she would never leave again. The eggs deposited beneath her body were…

Biblical Manhood: How the Bible Defines Masculinity

CH-June 20-June 21, 2016     By Brent Barnett   In 1 Kings 2:1-3, we have David’s final words to his son Solomon. It says, “Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying, I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore,…

A Device For Saving People From Toil, Struggle and Responsibility

QH-June 18, 2016     By J. R. Miller (“Miller’s Year Book—a Year’s Daily Readings”)   “But we prayed to our God—AND posted a guard day and night to meet this threat!” Nehemiah 4:9 We are in danger of making prayer a substitute for duty; or of trying to roll over on God, the burden…

Time: A Precious Commodity

CH-June 17, 2016     By Frederic Howe   In today’s troublesome times, it’s a reassuring biblical truth that God created time. He transcends time and simultaneously sees the beginning and the end. And as the sovereign ruler He has control over all things. My purpose in this article is to remind you as believers…

Faith in Relation to Justification

MTLB-June 17-June 21, 2016     By John Angell James   Romans 5. 1: Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: How have men by their traditions made void God’s ordinances. In what clouds and darkness have they veiled his glorious doctrine of justification by faith. How…

Child Chastisement not Forever

RR-June 17, 2016     By C. H. Spurgeon (From: Faith’s Checkbook)   And I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not for ever – 1 Kings 11:39 In the family of grace there is discipline, and that discipline is severe enough to make it an evil and a bitter thing to…

Waiting, not Running

RR-June 17, 2016     By C. H. Spurgeon (From: Faith’s Checkbook)   Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from Him cometh my salvation – Psalm 62:1 Blessed posture! Waiting truly and only upon the LORD. Be this our condition all this day and every day. Waiting His leisure, waiting in His service, waiting in…

Morning Prayer

RR-June 16, 2016     Taken from: The Book of Common Prayer   When the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive. Ezek. 18:27. I acknowledge my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me. Psalm 51:3….