Monthly Archives: June 2017

In the Name of the Father

CH-June 19, 2017     By G. Dwayne McCrary   Father’s Day has an image problem. It drew unfavorable press from the beginning because retailers pushed so hard for it. Mother’s Day was easily accepted and recognized, celebrated first in 1908 and becoming a national holiday in 1914. Father’s Day didn’t get the nod until…

Proverbs 23:24

June 18 – June 24 (Father’s Day) “The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.” Proverbs 23:24

Does The Bible Teach The Doctrine Of Election?

Sat-June 17, 2017     This is our ONLY authority. It does not really matter whether the Reformers and the Puritans taught it. It does not really matter whether John Gill and C.H. Spurgeon taught it. It does not matter whether Baptist and the Presbyterian Creeds teach it. However the real question is: Does the…

Sitting at the leper’s table!

QH-June 10, 2017     By Horatius Bonar, (“Bethany and its Feast”)   “Jesus was in Bethany at the home of Simon, a man who had leprosy.” Matthew 26:6 To this home Jesus had been invited–and He goes. It seems to have been his leprosy, which first brought Simon to Christ–and Christ to him. His…

The Revelation of God’s Righteousness

Sat.-June 17, 2017     By James Haldane   THE heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament sheweth his handiwork. Every part of creation proclaims the character of Him who called it into existence; but the introduction of sin into the world has given rise to a far more glorious exhibition of the…

The Voice of the Heavenly Bridegroom

MTLB-June 15-June 16, 2017     By Horatius Bonar   ” My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come,…

The Sharpest Weapon

June 12, 2017 When my mom and I adventured through Europe after I graduated college, our first destination was Amsterdam. We walked along the quaint streets, keeping watch for rogue trams and bicyclists. Elm trees shaded the bricked facades of Dutch Renaissance buildings overlooking quiet, houseboat-lined canals. It was hard to imagine that a mere…

The Priviledges of the True Christian

MTLB-June 12-June 15, 2017     By J.C. Ryle   My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.” — John 10:27-28. The blessings and privileges which Jesus the…

2 Timothy 3:16-17

June 11 – June 17, 2017 “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” II Timothy 3:16-17

The Completeness Of The Substitution

MTLB-June 6-June 12, 2017     By Horatius Bonar (“The Everlasting Righteousness”)   In person and in work, in life and in death, Christ is the sinner’s Substitute. His vicariousness is co-extensive with the sins and wants of those whom He represents, and covers all the different periods as well as the varied circumstances of…