Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Cause of Election

RR-Oct.4, 2016     By John Gill   These maxims are certainly true and indisputable: (1) There is nothing in time that can be the cause of what was done in eternity. To believe, to do good works, and persevere in them are acts in time, and cannot be the causes of election, which was…

Christ, the Most excellent Object of Love

MTLB-Oct.3-Oct.15, 2016     Twenty Motives, or Pleas, that Christ Might Have the Love of Your Hearts By Thomas Doolittle (1630-1707) Taken From: Motives to Love Christ   Can you find a more excellent object for your love than Christ? If you search through the whole creation of God is there any like to Christ?…

Reminder

CH-October 3, 2016     By Michael Ulrich, (InHissteps.com)   One of the never ending tasks of a parent is reminding kids about their household duties.  In a family our size, everyone has to pitch in to keep things running. There is the dishwasher to fill and empty, clothes to wash and tables to clean…

The Omniscience Of God

RR-October 3, 2016     By John D. Morris, Ph.D.   “O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me” (Psalm 139:1) The marvelous 139th Psalm consists of a prayer by King David to his King, the omniscient, omnipresent, holy, Creator God, the King of kings. In this psalm David reflects on and praises God…

God Speaks to Us through the Bible

RR-October 3, 2016     2 Peter 1:21 teaches, “For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.” Even though God did speak directly to Abraham, Moses, John and others, since the Bible was completed God, has…

Pray Without Ceasing

RR-October 3, 2016     Often when someone reads the three words of 1 Thessalonians 5:17, “Pray without ceasing,” he will respond with, “How am I supposed to do that? After all, I can’t spend the whole day praying. I have responsibilities to tend to.” If we re-read this verse, we notice that it is…

Deuteronomy 31:8

October 02, 2016 – October 08, 2016      “And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8

Purify

October 3, 2016 “And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave: and the clean person shall…

Cast Down Sheep

SM-October 1, 2016     In his classic book ”A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23”, W. Phillip Keller gives a striking picture of the care and gentleness of a shepherd. In verse 3 when David says, “He restores my soul,” he uses language every shepherd would understand. Sheep are built in such a way that if…