Monthly Archives: July 2016

Scripture Says/God Says

Sat-July 23, 2016     by John D. Morris, Ph.D.   “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (II Timothy 3:16). Among the many evidences for verbal inspiration, both within and without Scripture, is the frequent interchange of God recognized as the author…

Is Christ Precious to You?

RR-July 22, 2016     By Chares Spurgeon   Hebrews 13:8 and 15 tell us, “Christ is the same yesterday and today, and forever. By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.” How precious is Christ to the…

The Teacup

RR-July 22, 2016     The story goes of a couple who enjoyed antiques and pottery, and especially teacups, and of a surprise conversation the couple had with one particularly beautiful teacup. The couple was out shopping on their 25th anniversary when they came across the most beautiful teacup they’d ever seen. They had to…

Jesus Christ Our Creator

CH-July 22, 2016     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D.   “For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him, and for Him” (Colossians 1:16). Before one can really…

Train up a Child

CH-July 22, 2016     By Brent Barnett (From: Relevant Bible Teaching)   Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  Biblical training is not just training of any kind.  Unless we know what the Scripture teaches, we might…

Holy Ground

RR-July 21, 2016     What and where is that holy ground today? It is the Bible itself—God’s holy, infallible, inerrant Word—which God breathed out of His mouth. His Word is our very life, and that which we are to think upon, feed upon, and to implicitly obey. It is the standard by which our…

When did the love of Christ begin?

RR-July 21, 2016     By J.C. Philpot   When did the love of Christ begin? It has no beginning, for His own words are, “I have loved thee with an everlasting love. Therefore, with loving-kindness have I drawn thee.” If the Son of God loved His church–the body of believers–from everlasting, He was the…

The Golden Lampstand

MTLB-July 21-July 26, 2016     By Henry Law , The Gospel in Exodus (1855)   “Make And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold: of beaten work shall the candlestick be made: his shaft, and his branches, his bowls, his knops, and his flowers, shall be of the same.” Exodus 25:31 Reader! in…

The Debt We Owe

RR-July 20, 2016     By W.J. Seaton (From: Wicket Gate Online magazine)   Eternity itself alone will reveal the debt that the Church of Christ owes to those individual men and women who, seeing the low condition that religion had sunk to in their day, resolved before the Lord to give their lives for…

Ephesians 2:8

RR-July 20, 2016     We read in Ephesians 2:8, “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.” How much clearer could this verse be in proclaiming the way of Salvation? First it is by God’s grace–and then through the faith of Christ, which…