Yearly Archives: 2017

Music that Glorifies God

Sat-September 23, 2017     Public Domain material found on EbibleFellowship’s website   Should Christians only listen to music from a psalter or hymnal? Or, can a Christian listen to some of the more lively upbeat music around today? The Bible does tell us to sing and make “melody in your heart to the Lord.”…

Has God shown you mercy?

Sat-September 23, 2017     By Stephen Howell   So why should that be important to me? Well, in order to understand why mercy is important we must first define what mercy is. The first time the word mercy was used in the Bible is in this verse:   (Gen 19:19 KJV)  Behold now, thy…

Constant religious engagements

QH-September 23, 2017     (“The Marvelous Riches of Savoring Christ, The letters of Ruth Bryan” 1805-1860)   “They made me the keeper of the vineyards; but my own vineyard have I not kept.” Canticles 1:6 We may be active in our Lord’s cause–but not spiritual in our own souls. We may be earnest for…

Disciples

Sat-September 23, 2017     By Stephen Tying, from: Christian Titles: A Series of Practical Meditations   “Ye shall be my disciples.” John 15:8 This is another blessed title which connects me with my Savior. The reciprocal title to disciple, is teacher. As a disciple, the Lord Jesus is my Teacher. There is none who…

5 Symptoms of an Unhealthy Prayer Life

CH-September 21, 2017 By Matt Erickson Many of us have a hard time maintaining a vibrant prayer life. Even when we manage to set aside time to pray, we can still feel like we’re not doing it right: • Our minds drift, distracted by worries and a never-ending To-Do list. • Our time with God…

The Self Existence of Jesus Christ

MTLB-September 20-September 25, 2017     By William Romaine (1714-1795)   I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. -John 8:24 This is a very awakening scripture, and ought to rouse up your particular attention. The…

Three Daughters and a Dad

CH-September 20, 2017     By Elsa Kok Colopy and Thom Griffiths   My daughter sat behind a closed bedroom door, fuming at my insensitivity. I replayed our conversation in my mind. The greeting: normal. The talk of school: inconsequential. The boy thing: What was it I said about the new crush in her world?…

You shall not covet

CH-September 19, 2017     ByJason Helopoulos   Many individuals are like the rich young man when Jesus said to him, “You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother, and You shall love your neighbor as yourself” (Matt. 19:18–19)….

What is Prayer

CH-September 19, 2017     By William Huntington (from a letter to a friend)   Prayer is the blessed means which God has appointed to bring every grace from Christ to the believer. The believer is to let his requests be made known unto God, and for his encouragement God says that the prayer of…

You’re Driving Me Crazy

CH-September 19, 2017     By Sue Heimer   I am not alone when it comes to frequently losing it with my children. My research shows that screaming is a common problem in motherhood. While there are specific circumstances in which yelling is imperative, such as with safety issues or an emergency, I confess that…