Monthly Archives: August 2013

I Don’t Want to Pick Up Any More Socks


I Don’t Want to Pick Up Any More SocksKaren Ehman “She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.” Proverbs 31:27 (ESV) As a teen I loved hanging out at Miss Pat’s … Continue reading

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JOY IN THE MORNING


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM JOY IN THE MORNING==================Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to lookafter orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from beingpolluted by the world. James 1:27 God’s … Continue reading

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Rewards for Discipleship


TABLETALK DEVOTIONS WITH RC SPROUL Rewards for Discipleship========================Matthew 19:27–30 “Everyone who has left house or brothers or sisters or fatheror mother or children or lands, for my name’s sake, will receive a hundredfoldand will inherit eternal life” (v. 29). Often … Continue reading

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ENDURANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM ENDURANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT===========================May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitudeof mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had… Romans 15:5 Zinaida Vilchinskaya was a grandmother at the time she was … Continue reading

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SINGING TO THE LORD


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM SINGING TO THE LORD===================One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in thehouse of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty … Continue reading

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Eunuchs for the Kingdom


TABLETALK DEVOTIONS WITH RC SPROUL Eunuchs for the Kingdom=======================Matthew 19:10–12 “There are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for thesake of the kingdom of heaven. Let the one who is able to receive this receiveit” (v. 12). Christ’s appeal to … Continue reading

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SELFLESSNESS


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM SELFLESSNESS============Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility considerothers better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your owninterests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:3-4 … Continue reading

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Why does God allow innocent children to suffer?


Questions Answered Why does God allow innocent children to suffer?===============================================Lamentations 2:11–12 Jeremiah’s words are laced with emotion. And stewing just beneath his griefwas an anguished question: How could God have permitted these children tosuffer? All people—including children—are born into sin … Continue reading

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Question: “What does it mean that hell is eternal separation from God?”


Question: “What does it mean that hell is  eternal separation from God?” Answer: The Bible is clear that  there are two possible destinations for every human soul following physical  death: heaven or hell (Matthew  25:34, 41, 46; Luke 16:22–23). Only … Continue reading

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THE SOURCE OF PERSECUTION


STANDING STRONG THROUGH THE STORM THE SOURCE OF PERSECUTION=========================Then Haman said to King Xerxes, “There is a certain people dispersed among thepeoples in all the provinces of your kingdom who keep themselves separate.Their customs are different from those of all … Continue reading

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