Monthly Archives: July 2016

In Everything, Give Thanks

RR-July 8, 2016     Story, author unknown   The story goes of a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and saw that she had only three hairs on her head. She smiled a big smile, gave thanks, and said, “I think I’ll braid my hair today.” And she did, and…

Phinehas

MTLB-July 8-July 14, 2016     By Henry Law 1858 (From: The Gospel in Numbers)   “And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I…

Christ the Substitute

RR-July 7, 2016     By Horatius Bonar   If Christ is not the Substitute, He is nothing to the sinner. If He did not die as the Sin-bearer, He has died in vain. Let us not be deceived on this point nor mislead by those who, when they announce Christ as the Deliverer, think…

Original Sin

RR-July 7, 2016     By Charles Wesley   “A denial of original sin contradicts the main design of the gospel, which is to humble vain man, and to ascribe to God’s free grace, not man’s free will, the whole of his salvation. Nor, indeed, can we let this doctrine go without giving up, at…

Saved by a Perfect Law

RR-July 6, 2016     By Horatius Bonar   It is by a perfect law that we are saved; else it would be an unholy salvation. It is by a perfect law, fulfilled in every, quote, jot and tittle” that we are saved; else it would be an unrighteous salvation. The Son of God has…

Psalm 50:1

RR-July 6, 2016     By Charles Spurgeon, from “The Treasury of David”   Palm 50:1, “The mighty God, even the LORD, hath spoken, and called the earth from the rising of the sun unto the going down thereof.” As we look at verse one of this Psalm, God reveals to us how splendid and…

The Trinity

RR-July 5, 2016     By Arthur Pink, from “The Sovereignty of God”   Each of the three Persons in the blessed Trinity is concerned with our salvation: with the Father it is predestination; with the Son propitiation; with the Spirit regeneration. The Father chose us; the Son died for us; the Spirit quickens us….

Love Not the World

RR-July 5, 2016     By Andrew Murray   1 John 2:15-16 states, “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust…

Keep Your Eye on the Goal

CH-July 5-July 8, 2016     By Douglas Pettman   Philippians 3:1-21 Uncle Ben was having an enjoyable walk round the farm with his two visiting nephews, Alan and Sam. As they were getting back to the house, he said to them, “There will be a special prize for the one who can walk in…

The Land of the Free

July 4, 2016 America. The land of the free, and the home of the brave. Many fought for the independence of this country where we enjoy the freedom to worship God at will. Not everyone in this great wide world has the opportunity to experience this privilege. Let us stand united, thanking God for the…