Called to the Ministry

The Ongoing Need First, some facts and figures.  Fifteen of the thirty-five active ministers—nearly one-half—are approaching or are older than sixty.  In the next ten years or so, these ministers will need to be replaced.  Of the thirty-five active ministers three are serving as missionaries, three are teaching in the...

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Bless This House

Within these bright and solid walls, God holds a golden key; to rooms of safety, warmth and pride, a place called “family”. May all our days be filled with trust, nights blessed from up above, and as the years pass tenderly, may this roof shelter love. From month to year…...

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Our God is Holy

God is holy. He is completely consecrated unto himself. He seeks himself as the only good. He is the Holy One above all else. His holiness distinguishes him from all that is common. In his holiness he cannot look upon sin; he cannot let sin go unpunished; he burns in...

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Watching Daily At My Gates

July 12 Read Ecclesiastes 5 After examining life in nature, and then in pleasure, Solomon now looks at the life of worship. He realizes, as we must, that this is a serious business. We must not take worship lightly in any of its aspects. As soon as we do that,...

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Walking in Love

2 John 5–6, “And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.  And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have...

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The Pursuit of Holiness

The Pursuit of Holiness By Jerry Bridges God’s attributes often are given consideration by us when they are answers to a catechism question or when one is considering the deep doctrines of who God is. But have you taken time to consider what an attribute of God means to you...

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Jehovah’s Laughter (2)

Last time I began an examination of the biblical teaching that Jehovah laughs. I took note of the outstanding passages in Scripture where this is taught. I explained as well that Jehovah’s laughter is directed against the ungodly, reprobate opponents of himself, his Christ, and his kingdom. That Jehovah laughs...

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