Whence Came Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is an annual day of thanks for the blessings of the past year, observed on the fourth Thursday in November. It is a historical, national, and religious holiday that began with the Pilgrims. After Read More …

Colossians (a side note)

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Colossians

As I was studying for this series, I ran across the following section from Maclaren’s commentary that I thought most interesting so I will include it here.  I had not considered this previously but it does make a lot of sense.  And Read More …

Testimony of the Evangelists

by Simon Greenleaf (1783-1853) Originally at Reformation Ink, this essay is in the public domain and may be freely copied and distributed. Greenleaf, one of the principle founders of the Harvard Law School, originally set out to disprove the biblical testimony concerning Read More …

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life -That’s Blessing!

And by blessing, I don’t mean material blessings. There is an awful lot, in fact, too much talk today about material blessings. Too many mega-churches today are built around the incorrect doctrine that we should expect material blessings from God. Read More …

Ephesians: Chosen to be Holy!

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Ephesians

This post begins a series of expository messages in the book of Ephesians. SAINTS AND FAITHFUL That is Paul’s way of describing a church. There were plenty of very imperfect Christians in the community at Ephesus and in the other Read More …

I Shall Fear No Evil – That’s Protection

This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

THE SAINT’S HERITAGE Isa 54:17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord; and their righteousness Read More …

For His Name’s Sake – That’s Purpose

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Compelling Purpose of God He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . Luke 18:31 “Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s Read More …

He restoreth my soul – That’s Healing!

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

(1) Restoration may mean bringing back that which has gone astray. We think at once of the parable of the Lost Sheep recorded in the Gospel of Luke. Yonder is a shepherd with a flock of an hundred sheep feeding Read More …