Monthly Archives: January 2017

Plenteous Redemption

RR-January 12, 2017     We read in Psalm 103:7, “Let Israel hope in the LORD, for with the LORD there is mercy, and with Him is plenteous redemption.” This word “plenteous” in Psalm 103:7 is found 458 times in the Old Testament. It’s mostly translated as ‘many’ or ‘great’ and truly reminds us of…

The Work of God

RR-January 12, 2017     When we were born, we had nothing to do with our first birth. We didn’t ask to be born, we didn’t accept our parents. It was entirely an action of God. He worked through our mother and father to bring us forth. God determines our sex, our skin color, our…

A High Calling

RR-January 11, 2017     By Ralph Bouma   Hebrews 8:10 tells us, “For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God,…

Meditating at Dusk

RR-January 11, 2017     We read in Genesis 24:63, “And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide…” I’ve always enjoyed dusk to meditate on what God has done for me each day. It is an opportunity to thank Him and worship Him for all His benefits. It is also a…

Ten Guidelines for Husbands & Wives

CH-January 10, 2017     Author unknown   Ten Commandments for the Twenty First Century Husband 1. You will put your wife before your mother, your father, your son, and your daughter, for your wife is your lifelong companion. 2. Abuse not your body by overeating, by tobacco, or drink, that your days may be…

It is Done

RR-January 10, 2017     We read in Revelation 21:6, “And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.” Christ voluntarily gave up His life to redeem each Christian….

The Lord Jesus Is Truly Man

RR-January 10, 2017     By J.C. Ryle (An excerpt from the book, The Ruler of the Waves)   We read in Mark 15:39, “Truly this man was the Son of God.” Let us settle in our minds this great truth, that Jesus Christ was verily and indeed Man. He is equal to the Father…

Thankful for the Fulfillment of the Law

CH-January 9, 2017     By Dr. Paul Chappell   “Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart. They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways. Thou hast commanded us to…

Big Flood!

CH-January 9 – January 19, 2017     By David R. Reid (Growing Christians website states: This essay may be forwarded or printed and freely distributed with acknowledgment)   2 Peter 3:3-7 – Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the…

God’s Securing His Inheritance

RR-January 9, 2017     By Arthur W. Pink, from “Comfort for Christians” taken from chapter 10   “He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; He led him about. He instructed him, He kept him as the apple of His eye.” – Deut. 32:10 “He instructed him.” And so…