Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Plan!

QH-July 16, 2016     From Spurgeon’s sermon,”A Feast for Faith” No. 715. Isaiah 28:29.   God does not work without a plan. God has not left the world to chance. There are some men who are always kicking against the doctrine of an eternal purpose, and who grow angry if you assert that God…

The Marine and the Spider

RR-July 15, 2016     The story goes that during World War II, a young Christian man, a US marine, was separated from his unit on a Pacific Island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and the crossfire, he lost touch with his comrades. Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy…

What’s Hindering You

CH-July 15, 2016     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth? This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you.” Galatians 5:7-8 Running the Christian race becomes difficult with the weights of the world on your shoulders. Throughout Scripture, many analogies…

Christ’s Incarnation In Genesis

MTLB-July 15-July 18, 2016     By A.W. Pink   Christ is the key, which unlocks the golden doors into the temple of Divine truth. “Search the Scriptures,” is His command, “for they are they which testify of Me.” And again, He declares, “In the volume of the Book it is written of Me.” In…

Brief Expository Lectures on Divine Truth

NW-July 15, 2016     By Octavius Winslow From “The Fragrance of Christ’s Name”   “Because of the savor of Your good ointments Your Name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love You.” Song of Solomon 1:3 (kjv) We have need to be on our watch against this powerful influence lest, fascinated…

The Great Physician

RR-July 15, 2016     By Thomas Watson   Christ is the most bountiful Physician. Other patients enrich their physicians, but here the Physician enriches the patient. Christ elevates all His patients. He does not only cure them, but He brings them into a royal inheritance as we read about in 1 Peter 2:9, ‘But…

From the diary of Matthew Henry

RR-July 14, 2016     Many years ago, Henry, a well-known Bible scholar, was once robbed of his wallet. Knowing that it was his duty to give thanks in everything, he meditated on this incident and recorded in his diary the following: ‘Let me be thankful, first, because he never robbed me before; second, because…

Man’s Spiritual Blindness

RR-July 14, 2016     By John Calvin   We read in John 1:4-5, “In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.” Here the Lord intimates that the human soul is indeed irradiated with a beam of divine light,…

That He Might Sanctify and Cleanse It

RR-July 13, 2016     Ephesians 5:25 and 26 say, “Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it, that he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word.” Thus, the primary role of husbands is to love their wives. And for a…

Private Prayer

RR-July 13, 2016     By Arthur W. Pink   How remiss we have been, how sadly we have failed to discharge this duty, and what irreparable losers are we by this sinful neglect. Is it not high time that some of us heeded that word from Haggai 1:5 and 7, “Consider your ways”? Shall…