Monthly Archives: August 2016

Inspiration

RR-August 16, 2016     In 2 Timothy 3:16 we read, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” 2 Peter 1:20-21 further corroborates this fact, “Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the…

Fig leaves?

MTLB-Aug.15-Aug.16, 2016     By Horatius Bonar, “The Sin, the Sinner, and the Sentence”   “And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.” Genesis 3:7 They are alone, yet they are ashamed. They are in Paradise, yet they…

Important Enquiries

RR-August 15, 2016     By Arthur W. Pink   Consider the Word of God and seek to measure yourself by the degree in which you really honor it. What place do the contents of the Sacred Volume have in your affections, thoughts, and life? A higher one than formerly, or not? Is that Divine…

The Perfect Way

RR-August 15, 2016     By Herman Hoeksema   We read in Isaiah 55:8-9, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” How little…

The Passing of Time

August 15, 2016 Aaaand it’s Monday again. An entire week of our usual routines and responsibilities looms out in front of us, casting a shadow over this sunshiny summer day. Time to start wishing that it was Friday already, right? Then the beautiful freedom of the weekend could smile on us. As a teenager, I…

Amusements, pleasures and gaieties of the world

QH-August 13, 2016     By John Abbott, “The Christian Mother”   It is not necessary for us to search for happiness in dangerous and forbidden paths. The young, inexperienced in the dangers of the world, often wonder why their pious parents are so unwilling that they should acquire a fondness for worldly amusements–which appear…

The Pure Word

SM-August 13, 2016     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. (Evidence for Creation )   “Every word of God is pure: He is a shield unto them that put their trust in Him” (Proverbs 30:5). When the inspired writer of Proverbs testified here that God’s Word was “pure,” he did not use the usual word…

The incredible greatness of His power

MTLB-Aug.12-Aug.15, 2016     By J. C. Philpot, “Meditations on Ephesians”   “And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,” Eph. 1:19 The work of God on the soul, is a work of sovereign and omnipotent power! See what a mighty power…

Profit And Loss

CH-August 12, 2016     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. (Evidence for Creation)   “For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” (Matthew 16:26). In these materialistic days, many people have become abnormally occupied with…