Monthly Archives: December 2016

Nativity Activities: Yuletide Family Fun

December 5, 2016 The famous Christmas hustle and bustle has officially commenced. Shopping, cooking, cleaning, wrapping, running errands – every day is filled with constant motion. It truly is a special time to gather with family and friends and enjoy yearly traditions together, but if time isn’t intentionally set aside for those things, the season…

Just Joseph

CH-December 5, 2016     By David R. Reid   Matthew 1:18-19 – 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man,…

Colossians 3:14-15

December 04, 2016 – December 10, 2016                       “And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.” Colossians 3:14-1

The sheep’s clothing will soon be stripped from the wolf’s back!

QH-December 3, 2016     By William Secker, “The Consistent Christian”, 1660   “Having a form of godliness—but denying its power.” 2 Timothy 3:5 Formality frequently takes its dwelling near the chambers of integrity, and so assumes its name; the soul not suspecting that hell should make so near an approach to heaven. A rotten…

In Everything, Give Thanks

RR-December 2, 2016     Story, author unknown   The story goes of a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and saw that she had only three hairs on her head. She smiled a big smile, gave thanks, and said, “I think I’ll braid my hair today.” And she did, and…

Father, Abba, Father

CH-December 2, 2016     By John D. Morris, Ph.D., Evidence for Creation   “…They are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father” (Romans 8:14,15). Charles Wesley’s great hymn, Arise, My Soul, Arise concludes…

A Time To Sleep

CH-December 2, 2016     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D., Evidence for Creation   “And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison” (Acts 12:6). Here is an amazing thing. The apostle Peter is in…

Justified by the Faith of Christ

RR-December 2, 2016     By J.B. Phillips, from “When God was Man”   The “good” man–the man whose god is righteousness, has as his life’s ambition the keeping of rules and commandments and the keeping of himself uncontaminated by the world. This sounds admirable, but, as the truth of Christ is showed, the whole…

Christ, The Word Incarnate

MTLB-Dec.1-Dec.6, 2016     By A.W. Pink   We first submit a brief Analysis of the passage, which is to be before us in John 1:14-18, “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and…