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Monthly Archives: October 2019

I wonder how many of you have a penknife or pocket knife? When we were young, this was a prized possession of many young people, and with its various blades, it had many uses. For example: wood could be carved, corkscrews on bottles could be opened, pencils could be sharpened. But of course, it is possible to misuse a tool like this. Much care needs to be taken, so there is no… Read More

What is the exact meaning of the word disciple? It means properly a learner, one who is under a teacher, whose submissive and devoted pupil he has become, and from whom he receives continual instruction. Thus, a disciple of Christ is one who is admitted by the Lord Jesus into His school, and who He Himself condescends personally to instruct, and who therefore learns of Him to be meek and lowly of… Read More

In the study we are going to dig into the Prophecy of Ecclesiastes, chapter 10, but first we have to set a few guidelines which the Word of God gives us to keep us faithful and to keep us under His care. We have in Ecclesiastes 10 a chapter that is not as systematic as the previous chapters. It is a chapter filled with miscellaneous proverbs. Each verse is a proverb independent… Read More

A study of Joshua 9 When God instructed Moses concerning the nations that were living in the land of Canaan, God commanded that the children of Israel exterminate those nations, for the iniquity of the Amorites was now full. Judgment day had come for them; and that included the Hivites. God said in Deuteronomy 20:17, “Thou shalt utterly destroy them; namely, the Hittites, and the Amorites, the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, the… Read More

I do not think there is anything scarcely that surprises me more than hearing people talk of reprobation! One says, we have nothing to do with it. Another says, it is wrong to say much about it. A third steps in, yea, a spruce sprig of self-made religion, or man-made religion, and says, “It is Christ we want”. If all the hopping, chirping birds, that send forth their notes out of their… Read More

“The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.” (John 10:13) ———— There is no Scriptural support for the practice of hiring a man (or woman) to preach the gospel of free grace. Preaching for pay is as foreign to the church Jesus built as are all other carnal practices of men not commanded by the Word of God. The first recorded account in the Bible instructions… Read More