Monthly Archives: September 2016

Neighborly Kindness

CH-September 23, 2016     By Marvin Williams   A certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was. And when he saw him, he had compassion. – Luke 10:33 One of the major obstacles to show- ing compassion is making prejudgments about who we think is worthy of our compassion. Jesus told a parable…

God Foreknows Those He Has Elected

RR-September 23, 2016     By Arthur W. Pink   God foreknows what will be because He has decreed what shall be. It is therefore a reversing of the order of Scripture, a putting of the cart before the horse, to affirm that God elects because He foreknows people. The truth is, He foreknows because…

Divine Patience

RR-September 22, 2016     By John Collinges   Listen to the words found in Exodus 34:6, “And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth.” If any of us has an appetite to our meat and drink, or a…

Creation: New Testament Style

CH-September 22, 2016     By Dave Branon   When we think about the marvel of creation – how God spoke the universe into existence and formed the earth and everything in it – we think most often of Old Testament accounts. But it is encouraging to examine the New Testament to see how that part…

Can Man Contribute in Regeneration?

RR-September 22, 2016     By Steven Houck   Apart from God’s sovereign grace we are guilty, corrupt sinners who cannot and will not change our hard hearts. Apart from God, our will and works only contribute more to our debt. Apart from God, we are children of the devil who deserve to be condemned…

The Resurrection Of Christ

RR-September 21, 2016     The Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of the Christian faith. Acts 17:32 paints this universal response not only to the Resurrection, but to the Bible as a whole: “And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear…

The Dying Love of Christ

RR-September 21, 2016     The Son of God was every way infinitely above us. Consider him with respect to his nature, with respect to his duration. Consider him with all the properties of his natural and moral excellencies. Consider him with respect to his works. He it is who has made man. Who made…

Bedrocks of a Strong Healthy Marriage

CH-Sep.21-Sep.22, 2016     By Brent Barnett   Genesis 2.18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. 20 And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the…

Pardon For The Greatest Sinners

MTLB-Sep.20-Sep.30, 2016     By Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)   Psalm 25:11 — For thy name’s sale, O Lord, pardon my iniquity; for it is great. IT is evident by some passages in this psalm, that when it was penned, it was a time of affliction and danger with David. This appears particularly by the 15th…

The Lord Our Righteousness

RR-September 20, 2016     By George Whitefield   We read in Jeremiah 23:6: “The Lord our Righteousness.” For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image. And so infinite was the condescension of the high and lofty One, who inhabits…