Yearly Archives: 2017

The Names of Our Savior: Jesus

CH-March 23, 2017     Matthew 1:18-21  “The angel of the Lord” (v. 20) came to Joseph before the birth of Christ and instructed him to “call His name JESUS.” The name Jesus is the Greek form of the Old Testament name Joshua and means “to save” or “savior.” The saving power of the name of Jesus…

The Names of our Saviour: the Word of God

CH-March 22, 2017     The prophet Isaiah said and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. The angel of God instructed Joseph thou shalt call his name Jesus. Matthew also says and they shall call his name Emmanuel. Christ’s name the Word of God is of great significance…

The Names of Our Saviour: The Carpenter

CH-March 21, 2017     Mark 6:1 -3  As the Son of God entered the village of Nazareth where He had grown to manhood, Jesus was greeted with the disparaging words, “Is not this the carpenter?” (v. 3). The title was meant to counter the growing evidence that Jesus was, indeed, the Christ. Our Lord cast devils out…

The Subtle Sin of Syncretism

CH – March 21-March 24, 2017     By David R. Reid   2 Kings 17: 30: And the men of Babylon made Succoth-benoth, and the men of Cuth made Nergal, and the men of Hamath made Ashima, 31: And the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt their children in fire to…

Keeping Your Word

March 20, 2017 “I get so frustrated by your culture! Please don’t tell me ‘Let’s get together sometime,’ if you aren’t going to follow up on it! Just keep your word – act like a Christian!” This opening to my Intercultural Communication class in college was unanticipated and uncomfortable, at the least. While my Korean…

He Sees the End

CH-March 20, 2017     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and he would not that any man should know it. For he taught his disciples, and said unto them, The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after…

Shiloh

CH-March 2, 2017     Genesis 49:10-12  The Scriptures abound with descriptive names of our Lord and Savior, and an exhaustive study would fill volumes. Our desire over the next few days is to consider a few of these wonderful names and receive a blessing in return.  Shiloh: “The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a…

1 Peter 1:3

March 19 – March 25 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to His abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,”I Peter 1:3

God’s school for His children!

QH-March 18, 2017     “Although He was a Son, He learned obedience from the things which He suffered.” Hebrews 5:8 “Our Savior learned obedience by the things which He suffered — and so must we. Affliction, if patiently endured, and sanctified to us — is a great purifier of our corrupted natures. It will…

Wonder at the Word

SM-March 18, 2017     By Henry M. Morris III, D.Min., Evidence for Creation   “Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.” (Psalm 119:129) Josiah was eight years old when he became king of Judah. His grandfather was Manassah and his father Amon, both evil kings. While it seemed Josiah would follow…