Yearly Archives: 2017

God’s Testimony Concerning Man

Sat-October 7, 2017     By Horatius Bonar (An excerpt taken from: God’s Way of Peace)   God’s testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. He bears witness against him, not for him, and testifies that “there is none righteous, no, not one;” that there is “none that doeth good;” none “that understandeth;”…

Salvation Not To Be Earned By Man

Sat-October 7, 2017     By Loraine Boettner (An Excerpt from Salvation by Grace)   All men naturally feel that they should earn their salvation, and a system which makes some provision in that regard readily appeals to them. But Paul lays the axe to such reasoning when he says, “If there had been a…

Christ The Substitute

Sat-October 7, 2017     By Horatius Bonar   If Christ is not the Substitute, He is nothing to the sinner. If He did not die as the Sin-bearer, He has died in vain. Let us not be deceived on this point nor mislead by those who, when they announce Christ as the Deliverer, think…

Trace the steps of His lovely feet

QH-October 7, 2017     (John Fawcett, “Christ Precious”)   “Leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.” 1 Peter 2:21 “He who says he abides in Him, should walk just as He walked.” 1 John 2:6 We see, in our Divine Leader, the several precepts of God’s Word drawn out…

Free Grace

Sat-October 7, 2017     By Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford. on Lord s Day afternoon, December 13, 1857.   “Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow-citizens with the saints, and of the household of God; And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself…

Genesis 1:1

Sat-October 7, 2017     By Thomas Schaff (An Excerpt from: “In the Beginning…”)   “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) In the physical sense, this phrase refers to the point at which the physical universe came to be. Before, there was no physical universe. The physical universe did…

Practical Advice For Singles (1 Corinthians 7)

CH-October 6 – October 11, 2017 By Steven J. Cole A story is told of a woman approaching 35 without a husband. Late one afternoon she went into the woods to pray for a husband. She didn’t notice the hour growing late as she continued to pray. An owl in a nearby tree awoke and…

Who made you to differ?

CH-October 6, 2017     By Charles Spurgeon (From his sermon “The Fruitless Vine)   It is grace, free, sovereign grace, which has made you to differ! Should any here, supposing themselves to be the children of God, imagine that there is some reason “in them” why they should have been chosen, let them know,…

The King of kings

MTLB-Oct.6-Oct.12, 2017     By William Dyer (From: Christ’s Famous Titles)   And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS. Revelation 19:16 Beloved, Jesus Christ is a threefold king: First, His enemies King. Secondly, His saints King. Thirdly, His Father’s King. The first,…

Where is your God, my boy?

CH-Oct.4-Oct.5, 2017     By J. C. Ryle, (From “The Real Presence”)   “Where is your God, my boy?” said an infidel to a child whom he saw coming out of a church. “Where is your God, about whom you have been reading? Show Him to me, and I will give you a treat!” “Show…