Monthly Archives: September 2017

A Bag, a Book, and a Bottle

CH-September 6, 2017     By Don Fortner   God takes great care to comfort His people in their many trials and sorrows in this world. One of the goals which He commands His preachers to have, is the comfort of His people. He says, “Comfort, comfort My people.” Here are three things described in…

Raising Cultural Christians

CH-September 6, 2017     From a blog of Suzi Ciliberti   The difference between religion and life in Christ, which is what God intended in Christianity, can be summed up in one word, RELATIONSHIP. We must guard against just handing down our rules and ethics like a religious preference. Christianity is not inherited or…

The Sword of the Spirit

MTLB-September 5-September 8, 2017     By Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) Preached on April 19th, 1891   “Take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.”—Ephesians 6:17. To be a Christian is to be a warrior. The good soldier of Jesus Christ must not expect to find ease in this world: it is…

Living Life with Purpose

CH-September 5, 2017     By David Jeremiah   What kind of life do you want to lead? A life that creates a lasting impression, chiseled through imperishable deeds? In order to live this kind of life – a life written upon everlasting rock instead of temporal wind or waves – we must have a…

Labor Day

Labor Day

September 4th, 2017 It’s Labor Day! The usual routine of life is being interrupted by a government-mandated break – hurray! I particularly enjoy the holiday because my birthday usually falls near it, giving me just cause to jet outta town on vacay. And yes, I did just use a legal term in the same sentence…

Slouching Toward Labor Day

CH-September 4, 2017     By John Daly   Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer. I, for one, am not quite ready to say goodbye to the sights and sounds of the baseball games, backyard cookouts, and camping trips I’ve enjoyed under the watchful eye of the hot summer sun. I know, I…

Psalm 128:2

September 03 – September 09 (Labor Day) “For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.” Psalm 128:2

Their motto

QH-September 2, 2017     By Horatius Bonar, “Christ and the World”   “Let us eat and drink—for tomorrow we die!” – 1 Corinthians 15:32 Worldly people seem to be well aware, that it is only in this life that they will be able to give vent to their worldliness. They know that death will…

Remembering the Future

CH-September 1, 2017     By Robert Rothwell   Nobody said that raising children would be easy. My wife and I have to remember that quite frequently, some weeks more than others. With three children age six and under, our home certainly can be a crazy place. This morning, I came back to the dining…