Jan 1 Instruction For The Beginning Of A Year
Jan 2 Good Reminders for the New Year
Jan 3 What is a saint?
Jan 4 Despising God? Is that Possible?
Jan 5 The Better Meditation
Jan 6 Dealing with the Hectic
Jan 7 Higher Thoughts and Higher Ways
Jan 8 But I thought…
Jan 9 Put These Things Away
Jan 10 And I saw Heaven opened…
Jan 11 Understanding Ungodliness
Jan 12 The Devine Divider
Jan 13 He is the Great I AM
Jan 14 And this do…
Jan 15 The Lie, Occultism, And Mormonism
Jan 16 So What Is Your Desire Today?
Jan 17 Just What Is Eternal Life?
Jan 18 Anxiety And Providence
Jan 19 God’s Hall Of Fame
Jan 20 Super Concern
Jan 21 The Bright And Morning Star
Jan 22 But…
Jan 23 Do You Have Such A Heart?
Jan 24 The Proper Role Model
Jan 25 Busy, Busy, Busy
Jan 27 O Grow Up
Jan 28 Lessons In Contrasts
Jan 29 He Is Good
Jan 30 The Tempter And The Word
Jan 31 Is God That Involved With Us?
Feb 1 Rock Of Ages
Feb 2 Corrupt Leaders Bring Judgment
Feb 3 Sin: A Weighty Matter
Feb 4 Having The Right Goal In Mind
Feb 5 A Most Remarkable Compassion
Feb 6 The One With All The Answers
Feb 7 Alone Yet Not Alone
Feb 8 Follow Me – A Call To Discipleship
Feb 9 You’ll Know Who They Are
Feb 10 A Lesson In Counting
Feb 11 Skilled And Unskilled Laborers
Feb 12 Beware The Pitfall Of Pride
Feb 13 Understanding Love
Feb 14 O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
Feb 15 Oh How He Has Loved Us
Feb 16 Marriage
Feb 17 Big Words, Big God!
Feb 18 The Story: Reason To Test The Spirits
Feb 19 The Nicolaitans?
Feb 20 Jesus Paid It All
Feb 21 The Example
Feb 22 In This You Greatly Rejoice
Feb 23 Tongue Warnings
Feb 24 My Faith Has Found A Resting Place
Feb 25 Effectual Praying
Feb 26 Enemies?
Feb 27 A Psalm Of Complaint
Feb 28 Questions, Questions, Questions!
Mar 1 So Great A Cloud Of Witnesses
Mar 2 Mary Slessor Of Calabar
Mar 3 His Name Was C. T. Studd
Mar 4 The China Lady
Mar 5 “Dr. Livingstone, I Presume?”
Mar 5 In Opposition To One Another
Mar 6 Is Christianity A Bunch of Do’s & Don’ts?
Mar 7 The Need For A Renewed Mind
Mar 8 Revenge . . . Vengeance
Mar 9 God At Word In Us
Mar 10 Directions For A Disciple Of Christ
Mar 11 Do You Not Know?
Mar 12 The Righteousness Of God
Mar 13 Before The Therefore . . .
Mar 14 Really . . . Demons?
Mar 15 The B – I – B – L – E . . .
Mar 16 So, Who You Going To Believe?
Mar 17 Victory Over Sin
Mar 18 A Psalm Of Contemplation
Mar 19 God Always Deals Justly
Mar 20 Truth!
Mar 21 The Truth And The Lie
Mar 22 Snares
Mar 23 The Oracles Of God
Mar 24 Tests Of Truth
Mar 25 Be Sure That God Knows
Mar 26 What Is Well-Pleasing To God
Mar 27 A Most Important Question
Mar 28 The Disciples Were Called Christians
Mar 29 Meditation: Is it well with your soul?
Mar 30 Christ’s Reason For Dying
Mar 31 Imminent Return?
Apr 1 Do you know about Demas?
Apr 2 The Overcomer
Apr 3 There Is Coming A Day . . .
Apr 4 To God be the Glory
Apr 5 Even If The Great Ones Are In It . . .
Apr 6 Do Not Be Deceived!
Apr 7 Do Not Be Deceived II
Apr 8 Do Not Be Deceived III
Apr 9 Do Not Be Deceived IV
Apr 10 Do Not Be Deceived V
Apr 11 Talk About Missing The Point!
Apr 12 Hope Amidst Impending/Existing Persecution
Apr 13 There Is Reason To Live On
Apr 14 Love Lifted Me
Apr 15 The Church’s One Foundation
Apr 16 For it pleased the Father…
Apr 17 Where Shall Wisdom Be Found
Apr 17 God Always Deals Justly
Apr 19 Mindful Of Man?
Apr 20 Always Ready To Remind You
Apr 21 The Husband’s Calling
Apr 22 And When The Spirit Of Truth Comes . . .
Apr 23 The Flesh
Apr 24 Hate . . . Ever Justifiable?
Apr 25 Priests And Prophets And The People
Apr 26 Could We Be Ashamed?
Apr 27 The Everlasting Word Of God
Apr 28 That I Should Have An Interest In . . .
Apr 29 A Most Sobering Thought
Apr 30 Do You Desire After God?
May 1 Who Is That Serpent Of Old?
May 2 In Awesome Wonder
May 3 Something To Always Be Alert To
May 4 Could We Be Ashamed?
May 5 Dead With Christ?
May 6 Spirit Work
May 7 The Times And Dangerous Devices
May 8 Those Inside The City And Those Outside
May 9 Fun . . . What’s Your Sober Take On It?
May 10 And He Gave Pastors And Teachers
May 11 Who Were Those Guys?
May 12 The Creation Praising Its Maker
May 13 Remaining In Christ
May 14 Think On This!
May 15 A Shelter In The Time Of Storm
May 16 A Fountain Of Life
May 17 In Perilous Times What Am I To Do?
May 18 Signs Of Perilous Times
May 19 Prime Time Players In Perilous Times
May 20 Characteristics Of Perilous Times
May 21 Perilous Times . . . But You,
May 22 We Have Joy!
May 23 How’s Your Diet?
May 24 Profaning The Name Of God
May 25 Faith Is The Victory
May 26 How’s Your Aim?
May 27 Leisure And Laziness
May 28 Boxed In . . . But God!
May 29 Tough Discipleship
May 30 I Can’t Begin To Fathom . . .
May 31 Now Consider This . . .
Jun 1 How To Beat The System
Jun 2 Why No Power?
Jun 3 Sorcery?
Jun 4 A Sweet Aroma to Our God
Jun 5 A Zeal For His House
Jun 6 Saving Faith
Jun 7 Pressing On To The Right Goal
Jun 8 Now To The King!
Jun 9 Now To The King II
Jun 10 Now To The King III
Jun 11 BEHOLD, HE IS COMING . . .
Jun 12 Beware Of A Different Jesus!
Jun 13 Getting Discipleship Right
Jun 14 Be Aware Of Sin
Jun 15 The Identity Crisis
Jun 16 Serve God In Truth
Jun 17 Destructive Denial (Please Take Note!)
Jun 18 Spiritual Wrestle Mania!
Jun 19 What Is It You Expect?
Jun 20 What Is It You Expect? (Part 2)
Jun 21 Grace
Jun 22 Do You Want To Go Away Also?
Jun 23 This Is How We Are To Be
Jun 24 His Way Is Always The Right Way
Jun 25 The Presence Of The Lord
Jun 26 O To Be Like Thee . . .
Jun 27 Are We Ashamed Of The Gospel?
Jun 28 Understanding God’s Wrath
Jun 29 God My Deliverer
Jun 30 A Criteria Of Certainty
Jul 1 Reaching A Fatal Point
Jul 2 Letters Of Intent . . .
Jul 3 Oh America, Lift Up Your Eyes
Jul 4 Seeking A Better Country
Jul 5 EXTRA! EXTRA! Read All About It!
Jul 6 My Prayer? That You Would Know . . . .
Jul 7 Some Things Just Don’t Change Much
Jul 8 Where Credit Belongs
Jul 9 The Schemes Of Satan
Jul 10 Just What Is An Example?
Jul 11 Ezra: A Fine Example Of A Man
Jul 12 The False vs. The True
Jul 13 Don’t Believe It For A Minute
Jul 14 He Has Done So Much For Us!
Jul 15 It Causes Me To Tremble
Jul 16 How Great Thou Art
Jul 17 Thoughts on The 2nd Commandment
Jul 18 The Why Of Why It Was Written
Jul 19 The Conscience
Jul 20 Grumble, Grumble, Grumble
Jul 21 Running To Win
Jul 22 Must Reading
Jul 23 Your Body . . . A Weapon?
Jul 24 Elioenai – What A Name!
Jul 25 Friends With The World?
Jul 26 The Thread Of Heresy
Jul 27 Running Away From Sin
Jul 28 Building Materials & Rewards
Jul 29 Do You Have Ears To Hear?
Jul 30 Suppressing The Truth
Jul 31 Holy, With Emphasis
Aug 1 His Good Counsel For The Day
Aug 2 Mocked And Condemned For Me
Aug 3 The Age Of Show Business
Aug 4 Not Restrictive But Liberating
Aug 5 A Man Of Sorrows
Aug 6 Is The Day Of The Lord Near?
Aug 7 Keeping It Straight!
Aug 8 Do You Have Concern For God’s Name?
Aug 9 Sin Defined
Aug 10 A Real Supernatural Event
Aug 11 Just What Does “Woe” Mean?
Aug 12 Be Of The Same Mind
Aug 13 The Word Of The Cross
Aug 14 He Causes The Rain To Come Down
Aug 15 The Serious Matter of False Teaching
Aug 16 Secularists, Atheists, and You
Aug 17 Safer Than Safe-Lock!
Aug 18 Understanding Stumbling Blocks
Aug 19 Lord, Do This, Would You Please
Aug 20 Do You Really Love Him?
Aug 21 We’ve Got a Mansion . . . .
Aug 22 Don’t Be Bewitched
Aug 23 Reminder: The Greatest Commandment
Aug 24 The Master Of The Storm
Aug 25 The Word Of God Stands Forever
Aug 26 The Excellencies Of God
Aug 27 The Bible: A History Book?
Aug 28 Loving His Appearing!
Aug 29 How Can I Be Blessed?
Aug 30 A More Sure Word
Aug 31 The Son
Sept 1 Dangerous Messages!
Sept 2 How Blessed Are Those Who Know
Sept 3 Praying Like The Master
Sept 4 Grace, Grace, God’s Grace
Sept 5 Which Would You Really Rather Have?
Sept 6 The Warning Regarding Many Books
Sept 7 Law & Order
Sept 8 Regarding Efforts To Justify Sin
Sept 9 Arise My Soul, Arise
Sept 10 I Repent
Sept 11 God And His Sacred Writings
Sept 12 His Understanding Is Infinite
Sept 13 Daring To Confront The Philosophers
Sept 14 Enabled to Persevere
Sept 15 It’s Inevitable
Sept 16 Contrasting Light And Darkness
Sept 17 If You Have Been Called
Sept 18 What Causes The Decline?
Sept 19 Does My Walk Matter?
Sept 20 I Don’t Want To Be One Of Those
Sept 21 No Warm And Fuzzy Message Here!
Sept 22 Unholy Speech
Sept 23 Degrees Of Punishment
Sept 24 Tests Of Truth
Sept 25 Don’t Sweat it . . . God Is In Control
Sept 26 True Citizenship
Sept 27 Contrasting Effects
Sept 28 O Lord, To You I Make Petition
Sept 29 The Book Of Life
Sept 30 Paradise
Oct 1 Worldliness vs. Holiness
Oct 2 Being Of The Same Mind
Oct 3 Good Advice
Oct 4 Secularism
Oct 5 Our God Is Able To Do Beyond . . .
Oct 6 Remembering The Cross
Oct 7 Learning From Judgment
Oct 8 The Old Rugged Cross
Oct 9 What Is An Evangelical?
Oct 10 Eternal Life, A Quality Of Life
Oct 11 Since You Have Been Raised . . . .
Oct 12 Sexual Sin
Oct 13 Positive “Shall Not’s” Of John’s Gospel
Oct 14 God’s Words Of Wisdom
Oct 15 Attaining To Good Counsel
Oct 16 Some Thoughts On Grace
Oct 17 And We End With “Amen”
Oct 18 Getting The Whole Confession Right!
Oct 19 Lest You Forget
Oct 20 The Lord Is Near
Oct 21 A Most Serious Matter
Oct 22 Man’s Significance
Oct 23 Getting Submission Right!
Oct 24 Redeemed By The Blood Of The Lamb
Oct 25 Christ . . . Raised Or Not Raised?
Oct 26 Remembering The Wondrous Story
Oct 27 Truth . . . Where Can It Be Found?
Oct 28 Understanding & Hating
Oct 29 Necessary Things!
Oct 30 What To Do While Waiting
Oct 31 Halloween? No, Reformation Day!
Nov 1 Not to Fear
Nov 2 Guided By His Counsel
Nov 3 Code Of Conduct
Nov 4 Doctrine . . . Important?
Nov 5 The Truth And The Lie
Nov 6 And They Shall Never Perish
Nov 7 Walk Established In The Faith
Nov 8 Man’s Folly (Important Words)
Nov 9 Every Nation’s Dilemma
Nov 10 Your Inner Room
Nov 11 Would You Know What To Do?
Nov 12 And Hezekiah Prayed
Nov 13 The Virtue of Meekness
Nov 14 An Aggressive Agenda
Nov 15 Our God, Three In One
Nov 16 Just What Is An Abomination
Nov 17 Seeking To Please Jesus
Nov 18 Intercession By Our Lord
Nov 19 Again, Practice Matters
Nov 20 Walking In Newness Of Life
Nov 21 Practice Really Matters
Nov 22 Remembrance Equals Thanksgiving
Nov 23 Remembrance Equals Thanksgiving
Nov 24 What A Position!
Nov 25 He Is Lord!
Nov 26 A Most Proper Response
Nov 27 The Goal Of Wisdom
Nov 28 Run!
Nov 29 We Glory In The Cross
Nov 30 Transformed Thinking
Dec 1 The Bible: Truth
Dec 2 Counsel For True Wisdom
Dec 3 The Big Divide
Dec 4 Choosing Our Friends
Dec 5 Make Your Calling Sure
Dec 6 Those Who Destroy The Earth
Dec 7 The Deceitfulness Of Riches
Dec 8 Unnecessary Requests?
Dec 9 Beware . . . Do Not Forget
Dec 10 Imagine . . . Our God!
Dec 11 The Certainty Of It All
Dec 12 Three Keys To Abundant Living
Dec 13 Christmas: When He Comes Into The World
Dec 14 The Deceitfulness Of Riches
Dec 15 Christmas: Away In The Manger
Dec 16 Christmas: Mary . . . Did You Know?
Dec 17 Christmas: Good Christian Men, Rejoice
Dec 18 Christmas: Hark The Herald Angels Sing
Dec 19 Christmas: O Little Town Of Bethlehem
Dec 20 Christmas: Go Tell It On The Mountain
Dec 21 Christmas: The First Noel
Dec 22 Christmas: I Wonder As I Wander
Dec 23 Christmas: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Dec 24 Christmas: What Child Is This?
Dec 25 Christmas: I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
Dec 26 His Robes For Mine
Dec 27 The Powerful Hammer
Dec 28 It Is Our Calling To Test
Dec 29 A Travesty!
Dec 30 What Kind Of Fruit?
Dec 31 A Most Proper Resolution!
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The Top Ten from 2018
- JESUS WEPT. Why? And…it’s not the shortest verse in the Bible!
- The GATE OF THE YEAR: A Message to a Troubled Nation
- TWO WOMEN—Two Stories—Two Songs
- “LAUGHTER is the Best Medicine” Who Said That?
- The WIZARD OF OZ and God
- Following the Good, Great, and Chief SHEPHERD
- The best EULOGY to remember a father!
- ISRAEL Celebrates 70 YEARS As A Nation & the Significance for Christians
- HELLO DARKNESS, My Old Friend: The Sounds of Silence
- CHARLIE BROWN THEOLOGY
Our Ministry’s Two Favorite Articles from 2018:
Facing Terminal Cancer with Hope & Joy
When the Battle is Lost but the Victory is Won — Saying Goodbye to a Friend
- The Meaning of NUMBERS in the Bible?
- The Meaning of COLORS in the Bible?
- Is my TATTOOa sin?
- What do the 12 stones UNDER the JORDANRiver mean? (Joshua 4)
- What Does It Mean toTASTE & SEE That God Is Good? (Psalm 34)
- Where did OT Saints go at death?ABRAHAM'S BOSOM? Where was that?
- Why Does the LGBT Use God’s Rainbow For Its Flag?
- Should we call HIS NAME Jesus?Or Yahweh?Or Yeshua?
- Jesus said, I NEVER KNEW YOU. Why?
- CanJEWS go to HEAVENwithout knowing Jesus?
Other Popular Questions:
- Is Satan’s Real Name LUCIFER? Or Should We Call Him Satan?
- If BAPTIZED as an Infant, Do I Need to Be Baptized Again?
- Was Jesus CRUCIFIED on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday?
- Why Is PRAYER Important?
- Is There a Hidden Message in Revelation 7?
- What is the Significance of the Wise Men's THREE GIFTS?
- Is It a Sin to Drink ALCOHOL?
- What Did Jesus Say About HEAVEN (and HELL)?
- Is SUICIDE an Unforgivable Sin?