Yearly Archives: 2017

Facing the Stresses and Expectations of Parenting

September 18, 2017 Parenting is hard. I may not have kids (yet), but I do have eyes. The thought of raising children to be kind, well-rounded, God-fearing, productive members of society seems daunting. After all, raising children is the greatest stewardship a parent can have. “Train up a child in the way he should go:…

An infallible test!

CH-September 18, 2017     By Samuel Davies, (from “The Nature of Love to God and Christ, Opened and Enforced”)   “If anyone does not love the Lord — a curse be on him!” 1 Corinthians 16:22 If you truly love the Lord Jesus Christ — then you earnestly study and endeavor to please Him…

What To Do If You’re Disappointed

CH-September 18, 2017     From the blog of Jason Yong   Do you feel pressure to show the “I have it all together” look, but deep down you are disappointed about something and unsure what to do? Do you feel disappointment paralyzing you from moving forward? I have walked down the road of disappointment…

Titus 3:5-6

September 17, 2017   “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour;” Titus 3:5-6

God’s love-letter

QH-September 16, 2017     (Thomas Brooks, “The Crown and Glory of Christianity, or, HOLINESS, the Only Way to Happiness”, 1662)   The Scripture is God’s love-letter to men. Here the lamb may wade—and here the elephant may swim! The blessed Scriptures are of infinite worth and value! Here you may find…a remedy for every…

Chastening

Sat-September 16, 2017     By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D., Evidence for Creation   “Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty” (Job 5:17). One of the fascinating paradoxes of Scripture (and of human life) is the oft-repeated principle that true parental love requires appropriate chastening,…

All is transparent and harmonious to His eye!

CH-September 15, 2017    By Octavius Winslow (from “My Times in God’s Hand!”)   We live in a world of mysteries! They… meet our eye, awaken our inquiry, and baffle our investigation at every step. Nature is a vast arcade of mysteries. Science is a mystery. Truth is a mystery. Religion is a mystery. Our…

In that time before all time!

CH-September 14, 2017     By Charles Spurgeon (1864)   Meditate, dear friends, upon the whole range of God’s works in Creation and Providence. There was a period when God dwelt alone — and creatures were not. In that time before all time, when there was no day but “The Ancient of Days,” when matter…

The Father’s Drawing

MTLB-Sep.13-Sep.15, 2016     By J. Kennedy D.D.   “No man can come to me except the Father which hath sent me draw him; and will raise him up at the last day.”—John 6: 44. THESE words were spoken by “Jesus,” “the Son of man,” and their teaching is therefore gracious; “by the faithful witness,”…

My Shepherd!

CH-September 13, 2017     By J. R. Miller from “Bethlehem to Olivet”, 1905.   “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want!” (Psalm 23) The shepherd is a favorite Scriptural picture of the divine love and care. In the Old Testament, the twenty-third Psalm gathers the whole wonderful truth in exquisite lines, which…