Monthly Archives: August 2017

Toxic Masculinity

August 7, 2017 Hey Brother, As we go forward in our daily walks as Christian men, we often struggle with what it means to be “a real man.” There is a big difference between what the world says we should be and what God says in the Bible. It doesn’t help that in today’s world…

“Celebrate!”

August 7, 2017 Oh, the joys of attending summer camp as a kid! The nonstop games and activities, food and friends, music, laughter, silliness – making enough memories to last a lifetime. I recently got to relive my childhood as a counselor at a beautiful Christian camp in the Santa Cruz mountains. Seven sunny days,…

Matthew 4:4

August 06 – August 12, 2017 “But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” Matthew 4:4

A holy antipathy against sin

QH-August 5, 2017     By Thomas Watson, “Doctrine of Repentance”   There is no better sign of true repentance, than a holy antipathy against sin. Sound repentance begins in love to God — and ends in the hatred of sin. How may true hatred of sin be known? 1. When a man’s HEART is…

What is man?

Sat-August 5, 2017     By Joseph Caryl   We read in Psalm 8:1-4, “O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still…

God’s Sovereignty in the Salvation of Men

Sat-August 5, 2017     By Jonathon Edwards   ROMANS 9:18. Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth. God’s different dealing with men. He hath mercy on some, and hardeneth others. When God is here spoken of as hardening some of the children of men, it…

Immortal

Sat-August 5, 2017     By John Flavel (An excerpt from: “A Treatise of the Soul of Man”)   God has made many everlasting promises of blessedness. He has established an everlasting covenant between himself and the souls of the righteous, promising to be their God forever, and to bestow endless blessedness upon them in…

God Is Infinitely Holy

Sat-August 5, 2017     By Nick Bibile   In Proverbs 9:10 we read, “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.” And in Isaiah 6:3 we read this statement, “And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts:…

Fear and it’s Remedy

MTLB-Aug.4 – Aug.11, 2017     By Horatius Bonar (The Revelation of Jesus Christ)   And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead;…

And in His Love

MTLB – August 1 – August 3, 2016     By Andrew Murray   “As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: abide ye in my love.”–John 15:9. Blessed Lord, enlighten our eyes to see aright the glory of this wondrous word. Open to our meditation the secret chamber of THY LOVE,…