Yearly Archives: 2017

He left Heaven for us!

CH-November 2, 2017     By Thomas Brooks, taken from his large work “The Golden Key to Open Hidden Treasures”   “If anyone would come after Me — he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24 Let the sufferings of our Lord Jesus Christ, work us into a gracious…

Phinehas

MTLB-Nov.2-Nov.7, 2017     By Henry Law 1858 (From: The Gospel in Numbers)   “And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not…

Authority of the Bible

CH-November 1, 2017 By Patrick Zukeran There are many books today that claim to be the Word of God. The Koran, the Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Mormon, and other religious works all claim to be divinely inspired. The Bible claims to be the only book that is divinely inspired and that all other claims…

True food is doing God’s will

CH-November 1, 2017     By J. R. Miller (1840–1912)   John 4:34 – Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work. The life finds its true food in doing the will of God. Jesus taught the same truth in his answer…

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….