Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thank God for Second, Third, and 490th Chances

November 20, 2017 Hey Brother, I love Thanksgiving. There’s the feast, the family, the food… Okay, so feast and food are pretty much the same things, but who doesn’t go back for seconds?! God has blessed me with so much, but one of the things I’m most thankful for is second chances. I don’t know…

Making the Most of Your Thanksgiving

November 20, 2017 As a kid, my Thanksgiving holiday started with watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV before getting together with family and relatives for a glorious, homecooked dinner. While my mom prepared all the traditional foods in the kitchen, my sisters Amy, Mary, and I would swipe baby pickles and black olives…

Thanksgiving

QH-November 19 – November 23, 2017     By William Nicholson, 1862   “Offer unto God thanksgiving!” Psalm 50:14 In the beginning of the Psalm, the Divine majesty and glory are exhibited. So glorious a Being is worthy of the highest homage, and the most ardent praise. But he will not be mocked with mere…

Grace is Gratuitous

By Benjamin Warfield (Taken from: Election) The third idea conveyed by the word “grace” is the idea of gratuitousness. Grace is gratuitous just because it is love, that is, because it is the “love of benevolence,” as we say, the love that is good will, kindness, favor. It is the very nature of the love…

What Are Ceremonial Laws?

By Harold Camping   When Christ was on earth, He spoke in parables and “without a parable spake He not unto them” (Mark 4:34). Sometimes Jesus told the people He was telling a parable. At other times, He simply told a story and from the setting in the Bible we know it was a parable….

The city was full of idols!

QH-November 18, 2017     By William S. Plumer, “The Ten Commandments”   “Abominable idolatries” 1 Peter 4:3 Men never do a more vain and empty thing, than when they make or serve an idol. It is as foolish and as unproductive of good, as when one beats the air. Idolatry is both absurd and…

The Tender Solicitude

    By John MacDuff   “The very hairs of your head are all numbered.” —Matthew 10:30 What a “word” is this! All that befalls you, to the very numbering of your hairs, is known to God! Nothing can happen by accident or chance. Nothing can elude His inspection. The fall of the forest leaf—the…

Setting Up An Evenezer

By Henry Morris “Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us” (I Samuel 7:12). Many Christians have joined in the singing of a familiar verse in an old hymn, without knowing its great meaning: “Here I raise…

On The Advantage And Necessity Of Prayer

MTLB     By Herman Witius DISSERTATION II taken from “Sacred Dissertations on The “Lord’s prayer” first published in Latin 1689 and translated by William Pringle in 1839   WHAT we have said may suffice as to the definition of prayer. We are now to inquire into its ADVANTAGE and NECESSITY, or the nature of…