Monthly Archives: November 2016

Bible Teachers Be Aware

RR-November 3, 2016     Those who are Bible teachers should be aware of what God has to say about teachers in James 3:1 where we read, “My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.” The word ‘masters’ in James 3:1 is often used in connection with Christ as…

No Condemnation

RR-November 3, 2016     By Charles Hodge   We read in Romans 8:1, “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Condemnation is not the opposite either of pardon or of reformation. To condemn is to pronounce guilty or…

The Pleasure and Displeasure of God

MTLB-Nov.3-Nov.8, 2016     Rev. John Kennedy Preached at Dingwall   “Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live; turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O…

The Gracious Gospel & Childrearing

CH-November 2, 2016     By David Hatcher (Parenting in the Promises #1)   Introduction –Many of you are new to parenting, and almost all of the parents constantly find themselves in new stages of parenting. It’s on our mind – a lot – and that’s a good thing. Knowing that we must stand on…

Immutable

RR-November 2, 2016     By R.L. Dabney   We read in Malachi 3:6, “For I am the LORD, I change not” By GOD’S IMMUTABILITY we mean that He is incapable of change. As to His attributes, His nature, His purposes, He remains the same from eternity to eternity. Creation and other acts of God…

Jesus in the Flesh

RR-November 2, 2016     By John Calvin   We read in John 1:14, “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” The Evangelist (under inspiration) shows what was that coming of Christ, which he…

The Glorification of Christ

CH-November 1, 2016     By John Bunyan   We read in Ephesians 4:10, “He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might fill all things.” For God to adorn His Son with all this glory in His ascension, thus to make Him ride conqueror up into…

Prosperity Versus Contentment

CH-November 1, 2016     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. (Evidence for Creation )   “But godliness with contentment is great gain” (I Timothy 6:6).  In this day of Madison-Avenue sales pressures and an ever-increasing array of technological gadgets and creature comforts, the Christian virtue of contentment is a rare commodity. There is even a…

The Mercy of God

RR-November 1, 2016     By Charles Spurgeon   When in their day the wicked crucified the Son of God, they were, unknown to themselves, fulfilling God’s Divine purpose; and in a thousand cases today, the works and will of the ungodly are doing the same. They think that they themselves are free; but, like…

Exposition of Psalm 119:112,113

MTLB-Nov.1-Nov.3, 2016     By Charles Bridges, 1827 Exposition of Psalm 119 Verses 112, 113   112: I have inclined mine heart to perform thy statutes always, even unto the end. The Psalmist had just been rejoicing in his privileges. He now binds himself to his obligations—and that not for a day—but even to the…