Monthly Archives: October 2017

20 Minutes of Quality Time Will Change Your Child’s Life

CH-October 31, 2017     By by Rachel Swanson   Why is the quality of time spent with your children each day more important than the quantity? As a parent, you likely suffer under the self-imposed guilt of feeling like you don’t spend enough time with your children. You probably also wonder if the activities…

What Is Reformation Day?

CH-October 2, 2017     By Stephen Nichols   A single event on a single day changed the world. It was October 31, 1517. Brother Martin, a monk and a scholar, had struggled for years with his church, the church in Rome. He had been greatly disturbed by an unprecedented indulgence sale. The story has…

God’s all wise, gracious, and adorable providence!

CH-October 31, 2017     By Frank Hall   “We know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose!” Romans 8:28 We often find ourselves in… trying circumstances, inexplicable difficulties, and perplexing situations. Experience teaches us daily that life…

The unsearchable riches of Christ!

CH-October 30, 2017     By Samuel Davies   “The unsearchable riches of Christ!” Ephesians 3:8 Consider what rich blessings Christ has purchased for His people; purchased not with corruptible things such as silver and gold—but with His own precious blood! The purchase price recommends and endears the blessings, though they are so great in…

Be the Answer You Pray For

October 30, 2017 Hey Brother, It’s good to pray. It’s really good. We should be praying all the time! But, have you ever seen someone in need, prayed for them, and then wondered why God wasn’t bringing someone to help them right then and there? Well, maybe YOU are the one that should be helping…

Reforming Tradition: Back to the Fundamentals

October 30, 2017 Tradition! I like tradition. I find comfort in the routine and joy in the celebration. I like singing “Take Me out to the Ballgame” during the seventh inning stretch, baking gingerbread cookies at Christmas, and indulging in a Ben & Jerry’s mint chocolate chip milkshake before taking off from Chicago’s Midway Airport….

Nehemiah 9:20

October 29 – November 5, 2017 “Thou gavest also Thy good Spirit to instruct them, and withheldest not Thy manna from their mouth, and gavest them water for their thirst.” Nehemiah 9:20

Envy makes the bones rot

CH-October 27, 2017     By Charles Brooks (1795-1872) Minister of the Third Church in Hingham, Mass.   “A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.” —Proverbs 14:30 Having ascertained the nature and occasions of envy, it is necessary we should see its vileness, and guard against…

How Should We Think About Halloween?

CH-October 27, 2017     By Sue Bohlin   A number of articles are available advising Christians to have nothing to do with Halloween. And I do agree that Christians have no business celebrating a holiday that glorifies something that delights the enemy of our souls. And potentially opens us up to demonic harrassment, to…

Grace levels all distinctions!

CH-October 26, 2017     By Arthur Pink   “By the grace of God I am what I am!” 1 Corinthians 15:10 The very expression the grace of God implies and denotes that the sinner’s condition is desperate to the last degree, and that God may justly leave him to perish; yes, it is a…