Saturday’s Soldier Devotional – 05/27/2023

JOSHUA 1 Chapter CONTEXT from Gill’s Exposition of the Whole Bible: Moses being dead, the Lord directs and encourages Joshua to take the command of the children of Israel, and go over Jordan with them, and take possession of the land of Canaan, and divide it to them; giving him gracious promises and strong assurances … More Saturday’s Soldier Devotional – 05/27/2023

Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/25/2023

This toon, “Martyr Hymn Sing,” is one of the few RefToons that is not based on any particular quote or person.  The idea for this toon came from a compilation of accounts of martyrs who went to their death fearlessly praising the Lord. What a testimony! The dialogue between the martyrs suggests that “Death is … More Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/25/2023

Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/24/2023

Romans 8:14 Romans 8:12-17 ROMANS 8 Chapter CONTEXT from Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete): The apostle, having fully explained the doctrine of justification, and pressed the necessity of sanctification, in this chapter applies himself to the consolation of the Lord’s people. Ministers are helpers of the joy of the saints. “Comfort ye, comfort ye my … More Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/24/2023

Conviction vs. Preference in Church Matters

Way of Life Literature Another key to fruitful church membership is to understand the difference between conviction and preference. Conviction is based upon a clear teaching of God’s Word. Preference is not. Preference is a personal opinion. A Christian can have preferences on all sorts of church matters, but he is not at liberty to … More Conviction vs. Preference in Church Matters

Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/22/2023

Evaluating Our Suffering “By no means let any of you suffer as a murderer, or thief, or evildoer, or a troublesome meddler” (1 Peter 4:15) We must not presume that God blesses every possible kind of suffering a Christian may become involved in. TOPICS: Americana, Christian Life, Culture/Society, Informed Citizenship, Informed Patriotism, Pro-Life, Military/Veterans, You Can’t … More Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/22/2023

Friday’s Feature Quote -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/19/2023

Your adversary! “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary  the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour.” 1 Peter 5:8, 9 Satan’s power, though limited and restrained, is verygreat. His trickery is equal to his power. His malignityis not inferior to either. The very idea that this cunningfoe that may be near us at any moment, … More Friday’s Feature Quote -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/19/2023

Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/16/2023

ZEPHANIAH 3 Chapter CONTEXT from Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete) – We now return to Jerusalem, and must again hear what God has to say to her, I. By way of reproof and threatening, for the abundance of wickedness that was found in her, of which divers instances are given, with the aggravations of them … More Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/16/2023

Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/15/2023

The Necessity of Grateful Prayer “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God” (Philippians 4:6). Genuine believers will react thankfully to trials and suffering . THANK GOD FOR SUPPORT UNDER YOUR AFFLICTIONS Flag at half-staff Peace Officers Memorial Day is Monday, May 15. … More Devotional -Plus Interesting Reads – 05/15/2023