Monthly Archives: July 2016

A High Calling

RR-July 27, 2016     By Ralph Bouma   Hebrews 8:10 tells us, “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God,…

The Tragedy of the Flood

CH-July 26, 2016     By Doug Keppel From: The Greatest Tragedies (series) #2-The Tragedy Of The Flood Genesis 7:17-24   17. And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. 18. And the waters prevailed, and were…

The Lord Jesus Is Truly Man

RR-July 26, 2016     By J.C. Ryle (An excerpt from the book, The Ruler of the Waves)   We read in Mark 15:39, “Truly this man was the Son of God.” Let us settle in our minds this great truth, that Jesus Christ was verily and indeed Man. He is equal to the Father…

It is Done

RR-July 26, 2016     We read in Revelation 21:6, “And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.” Christ voluntarily gave up His life to redeem each Christian….

Yuletide Cheer

July 25, 2016 Flip-flops, sunglasses, and sunscreen – yup, it’s clearly time for some Yuletide cheer! The countdown is on: only five more months until Christmas! And what better time to think about the birth of our Lord without the distractions of gingerbread houses, snowball fights, and wrapping presents than in the middle of summer?…

Christmas Making

RR-July 25, 2016     By J.R. Miller   We read in Luke 2:14, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” There were two parts in the song the angels sang the night Jesus was born. The first part was an outburst of praise to God: “Glory to…

Signs of Christmas

CH-July 25, 2016       Isaiah 7:10-11 Moreover the Lord spake again unto Ahaz, saying, ask thee a sign of the Lord thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above. Although the Jews require a sign, we’re told in 1 Corinthians 1:22, this attitude was rebuked by Christ when He said “an evil…

Christmas Day

RR-July 25, 2016     By R. Bryan   In Jesus’ birth, there was a covering of lowliness, so that none but the Spirit-taught mind could discern the Savior-King, or know the Lord of glory. But oh, the amazing privilege of those to whom this blessed Spirit has been given, as the star in the…

Are you not put to shame ….

QH-July 23, 2016     By Charles Spurgeon, “A Good Start!”   Are you not put to shame by every little bird that sits upon the bough and sings, though it has not two grains of barley in all the world? “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life — what you will…