June 23, 2017

My Beloved and My Friend

Marshall and Gretchen Fant FrontLine • March/April 2007 “What is the problem, as you see it?” I asked the couple sitting across my desk. The answer I got was too predictable. The names and faces were different, but the situation that seemed unique to them was becoming so common to me that it was disturbing. […]

God’s Answer to Tormenting Fear

Bud Steadman Fear is perhaps the oldest negative human emotion, based on the experience of our first parents in Genesis 3:10. From the moment Adam and Eve separated themselves from their Creator through an act of disobedience, man has been haunted by fear. While there is a righteous fear of God that leads to blessing, […]

Strength for Today

A Look at the Book by Bob Jones The man who trusts God completely and with unquestioning obedience accepts God’s commands will find that in every circumstance — unfortunate though it may seem at the time — there is a golden link in the chain of blessing.

Windows: The Power of the Overcoming Life

Jeff Musgrave This edition of “Windows” illustrates the power and function of the overcoming nature of the Christian Life found in the Greek words nike, nikos, and nikao. The Presupposition of Scripture —Built in Victory “Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us” (Romans 8:37). “But thanks be […]

Devotions for the Heart (3)

selections collected by John Mincy from Keeping The Heart by John Flavel (written in 1667) [Part One] [Part Two] This article concludes excerpts from Flavel’s wonderful little book (about 145 pages excluding editorial additions in the Soli Deo Gloria Publications 1998 edition). The excerpts arise, of course, from helpful contexts. They are given here to […]

Devotions for the Heart (2)

selections collected by John Mincy from Keeping The Heart by John Flavel (written in 1667) [Part One] This article continues with some excerpts from Flavel’s wonderful little book (about 145 pages excluding editorial additions in the Soli Deo Gloria Publications 1998 edition). The excerpts arise, of course, from helpful contexts. They are given here to encourage […]

Devotions for the Heart (1)

selections collected by John Mincy from Keeping The Heart by John Flavel (written in 1667) This article is simply some excerpts from this wonderful little book (about 145 pages excluding editorial additions in the Soli Deo Gloria Publications 1998 edition). The excerpts arise, of course, from helpful contexts. They are given here to encourage a […]

A Worthy Walk – Part 4

Jim Oesterwind “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father does his own children, that you would walk worthy of God who calls you into His own […]

A Worthy Walk – Part 3

Jim Oesterwind Part 1 ♦ Part 2 “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father does his own children, that you would walk worthy of God who […]

A Worthy Walk – Part 2

Jim Oesterwind Part 1 is here. “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, as a father does his own children, that you would walk worthy of God who calls […]