Monthly Archives: October 2016

God Developed a Plan, the Gospel

RR-October 14, 2016     In spite of man’s sin and the resulting curse upon all mankind and the universe that God brought into existence by His Word, God had conceived and executed an incredible plan to redeem, or reconcile, man to Himself through the work of the Lord Jesus Christ. This plan is called…

The Little White Lie

CH-October 13, 2016     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.” Ephesians 4:25 No matter how polite a lie may seem, no lie goes without consequences. Have you ever heard someone tell a white lie? The American Heritage…

Immutable

RR-October 13, 2016     By Stephen Charnock   God is unchangeable with regard to His will and purpose. Whatsoever God has decreed, is immutable; whatsoever God has promised, shall be accomplished. He is the Lord Jehovah; therefore He is true to His Word. As Malachi 3:6 states, “For I am the LORD, I change…

What is Our Posture in Prayer?

RR-October 13, 2016     By B.A. Ramsbottom   We read in Job 42:1-6, “Then Job answered the LORD, and said, I know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee. Who is he that hideth counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things…

In Vain is Salvation Hoped For

RR-October 12, 2016     By Joseph Caryl   Jeremiah 3:23 states, “Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the Lord our God is the salvation of Israel.” The prophet (under inspiration) speaks of a temporal salvation; and by hills and mountains he means…

Reignest Over All

RR-October 12, 2016     We read in 1 Chronicles 29:12, “Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.” What a comfort it is for each child of…

Redemption

RR-October 11, 2016     Jesus Christ is eternal God, equal with the Father, and the Scriptures furnish abundant proof. He is also the author of the great work of redemption. Hebrews 10:14 states, “By one offering he hath perfected forever them that are sanctified.” And we read in Acts 20:28, “The church of God,…

Righting the Wrongs

CH-October 11, 2016     By Dr. Paul Chappell   So many times angry words are said, anger is invoked, or feelings are hurt that linger on for days, weeks, or even months. When you react harshly or out of anger, God desires that you would quickly repent of your actions and restore your relationship…

Rejoicing in Hope

RR-October 11, 2016     By L.R. Shelton   We read in Romans 12:9-16, “Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another; Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; Rejoicing…

Covenant Reflection

October 10, 2016 His heart raced. Third time’s the charm, Jerry thought. After planning and canceling two special dinners with his girlfriend, he forged ahead with his plans even though the ring still hadn’t arrived. Tonight, nothing was going to stand in his way. He would ask Jeanne to marry him no matter what. When…