Monthly Archives: July 2017

Your Marriage: Better or Bitter? (Colossians 3:19)

CH-July 5, 2017     By Steven J. Cole   A church bulletin read, “At the Ladies’ Aid Society Meeting, many interesting articles were raffled off. Every member brought something she no longer needed. Many members brought their husbands.” There are probably many wives who wouldn’t mind making a little profit by raffling off their…

A Godly Man is a Thankful Man

MTLB-July 5-July 12, 2016     By Thomas Watson   Praise and thanksgiving is the work of heaven and he begins that work here which he will always be doing in heaven. The Hebrew word for ‘praise’ comes from a root that signifies ‘to shoot up.’ The godly man sends up his praises like a…

General excellence of freedom

CH-July 4, 2017     By J.C. Ryle (Freedom, 1878)   On this point some readers may think it needless to say anything; they imagine that all men know the value of freedom, and that to dwell on it is mere waste of time. I do not agree with such people at all. I believe…

Proclaim Liberty

July 3rd, 2017 Some people are loud. It’s a fact. God has blessed them with good lungs and the ability to project. My coworker is one of these people (you know who you are). I, however, typically fall on the opposite end of the spectrum. I frequently speak too quietly to be heard, and have…

The Cost of Independence

CH-July 3, 2017     By Jim Daly   When it comes to America’s sovereignty, freedom has never been free. Dating back to the Revolutionary War, more than 1.3 million Americans have died in combat. It’s important to remember that each of these deaths is not an isolated incident; no man is an island. When…

The Simple Life

CH-July 3, 2017     By Kay Daigle   Our American culture makes it quite difficult to live a simple life. Simplifying our lives doesn’t automatically come from living without money. It’s more about living with focus and without so much busyness. We can live on a farm or in poverty and have cluttered lives….

What it is to follow the Lamb?

QH-July 1, 2017     (William Dyer, “Follow the Lamb”)   “These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes!” Revelation 14:4 To follow the Lamb wherever He goes — is to follow Him in four things: 1st, We follow the Lamb in His COMMANDMENTS. “If you love Me — you will keep…

Unfainting Creator and the Fainting Creature

Saturday-July 1, 2017     By Horatius Bonar   “Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding. He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no…