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Watching Daily At My Gates

December 1 Read Psalm 119:113-120 As we are quickened by the Spirit and called by the Word we are made principally new creatures.  As new creatures in Christ we can say with the psalmist that we hate vain thoughts and love the law of God. We find our delight in His Word, and we would […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

November 1 Read Psalm 119:1-8 As we take up the meditations for the present, we shall turn to our Lord’s direction to us in Psalm 119. I am not sure if this has been done in the recent past, but I would believe that the perspective will be somewhat different in any case. We shall […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

October 1 Read Psalm 14, II Corinthians 5:17 In the meditations this month we will center our thoughts upon various truths of the Scripture. We hope to do this by considering practical questions that arise in the hearts of God’s children as we pass through this life. The first question we will ask is, “Are […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

August 1 Read Isaiah 25:6-12 Isaiah prophesied of the captivity of Israel by Babylon and the darkness that came over Israel because of their sin. Also that prophesy spoke of the many judgments that would come upon the wicked both within Israel and upon the nations around about. However it is evident that this prophecy […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

August 1 Read Romans 4:1-16 In this series of meditations we will begin by taking a theme as it is set forth in Romans 4:13. We find that the apostle speaks in the context of the possibility of the forgiveness of sin being not found in our works. In contrast to works we are given […]

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Walking in Darkness

Question #26 Just one small question: In one of your replies last week to a question, you indicated that no young believer or old saint should stay up past midnight. You further claimed that no good comes out of this time frame. Could you elaborate on that a bit more, as it relates to God’s […]

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A Powerful Member

James in the third chapter of his epistle speaks of the tongue as the most powerful member of our body. In verse five we read: “Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!” James uses a figure of a ship at sea […]

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A Wonderful Season

It is a wonderful season! Fall is here and once more we have begun our studies. We have begun our school work receiving our instruction in grade schools, in high schools, or in colleges. Also, the most important part of instruction has resumed. Catechism classes have started. This season of study is wonderful for God’s […]

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Oh! To Grow Up

There is always a desire to grow up dur­ing the years of youth. This desire, at times, seems to be an all controlling factor in a youth’s life. This phenomena begins very early in life. Do you remember when you looked for­ward to the time when your parents would consider you old enough to have […]

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