Yearly Archives: 2017

Expository Thoughts

Sat-October 14, 2017     By J.C. Ryle   We read in Luke 1:1-4, “Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the…

Waiting Patiently

Sat-October 14, 2017     “I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord” (Genesis 49:18) This heartfelt cry of the dying patriarch, Jacob, expressed his life-long—but still unfulfilled—yearning for the coming of God’s promised Savior. This is the first occurrence in the Bible of the word “salvation” (essentially the same in the Hebrew as “Jesus”)….

God’s Anger Is Sinless

Sat-October 14, 2017     God is amazingly kind to the human race in revealing Himself through the Bible. If we did not have the Bible we would know very little about Him. Many people go to great lengths to avoid this painful subject of God’s anger, but nothing could be more relevant to the…

The Bible Is The Word Of God

Sat-October 14, 2017     By Pink, A.W. (Taken from: The Bible’s Unique Teachings)   The Bible makes it very clear in 2 Timothy 3:16: “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” The Bible is Divinely inspired cannot be overestimated. This…

Had one of those holy angels

QH-October 14, 2017     (David Harsha, “The Death of Christ”)   “Christ died for the ungodly!” Romans 5:6 O the dying love of the Savior! If we would learn something of the vastness of redeeming love, we must consider the character and dignity of Him by whom it was manifested. Had one of those…

Both apostles are right!

CH-October 13, 2017     By William Bacon Stevens, “Waiting and Watching!”   “What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him?” James 2:14 The religion of Jesus Christ is made up of two parts — faith and works. Faith is the…

God’s jewelry!

CH-October 12, 2017     By Octavius Winslow   That blushing rose, that graceful lily, that exquisite fern, that curious sea flower tossed upon the shore, that wayside violet that screens the dew drop from the sun, that winding stream, that leafy grove — Christ formed and penciled them all. Yes, Christ is the one…

5 Toxins that Poison Your Marriage

CH-Oct.11-Oct.12, 2017 By Mark Merrill Toxic words poison, and sometimes even kill, relationships. Words like “I hate you” or “I wish I never met you” can cause irreparable damage. I confess there have been too many times when harsh, harmful words have come out of my mouth toward my wife, my kids, and others. It…

Some of the advantages of early piety

CH-October 11, 2017     By Charles Spurgeon   I will just mention some of the advantages of early piety. To be a believer in God early in life—is to be saved from a thousand regrets! Such a man shall never have to say that he carries in his bones—the sins of his youth. The…

Tune up your talk time

CH-October 10, 2017 By JB and Shugie Collingsworth Like most couples you probably go through stages when your communication seems to flow easily. You can’t wait to share what’s happening with each other – the exciting, fun things that make your day enjoyable as well as the disappointing or heartbreaking events that make you feel…