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What Should I Wear?

Tyler was usually trying to imitate and even emulate his older brother James. It was not surprising that things were this way since they were only a couple years apart and did many things together. One day, when he knew that they were both getting ready for church, Father went in to check on Tyler’s […]

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Weariness (1) Words for the Weary

Psalm 69:3 “I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God. They that hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of mine head: they that would destroy me, being mine enemies wrongfully, are mighty: then I restored that which I took not […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

February 20 Read II Peter 1:1-7 Peter’s second epistle begins with a salutation that again shows that we are saved only by virtue of being called by God and washed in the blood of Christ. Because of this outstanding fact we are called to live a life of thankfulness. This is always the application made […]

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The Way to Go

How shall the young direct their way Within this evil world? When all around and every day So many barbs are hurled; Yes, Satan’s forces darts are aimed At God’s own chosen ones; The reprobates he long has claimed, But he desires God’s sons. The sons and daughters bought by Christ He’s trying to possess. […]

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Journey to the Land of Nosin

I looked about, up high and low and right and left, the way to go was hard to see, but still I know I’m chosen To tread the path—and then I saw what narrow pass wove through the wall of leek deceit, the bondage draw of Goshen. Without a Guide I’d surely slide, but in […]

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A Pastoral Heart Although a profound theologian, learned scholar, and formidable controversialist, Herman Hoeksema had the heart of a pastor. His published sermons demonstrate the love of a shepherd for the people of God, especially his own congregation, First Protestant Reformed Church of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This came home to me many years after Hoeksema’s […]

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Hearing Our Great Shepherd

What a thought! My sheep hear my voice. There are no sweeter words in the whole world. Such a rich voice with words of comfort, love, and rebuke. Jesus himself tells us that he is our Shepherd and that we hear his voice. Let us study this voice of Christ, our great Shepherd. In doing […]

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God’s Word

God’s word encourages the good, Like a good man should. God’s word shines a light on our path, God’s word will even change us from wrath. God’s word shows us that we do not need the earth, God’s word shows us that we do need Jesus’ birth. God’s word loves us by His power, God’s […]

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The life of the living creatures that God has placed upon this earth requires the consumption of food and the production of waste. Without this process of consumption, and the production of waste, life as created on this earth would cease to exist. Life requires energy. The energy required is not provided in a pure […]

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