Preparing for the Lord’s Supper

July 25, 2014

A Puritan Paperback by Thomas Watson, The Lord’s Supper is a treatise that explains the importance, personal preparation, comfort, and ends of the Lord’s Supper. In one section of the book on preparing for the Lord’s Supper, Watson gives believers a list of ten ways they should prepare themselves for the Lord’s Supper (or as […]

"Directions How to Hear Sermons"

June 6, 2014

Jesus said, ‘Therefore consider carefully how you listen’ (Luke 8:18). Here are some cautions and directions, in order to help you hear sermons with profit and advantage: 1. Come to hear them, not out of curiosity, but from a sincere desire to know and do your duty. To enter his house merely to have our ears […]

All Things are Ready, Come (Luke 14:17)

August 23, 2013

delivered by C. H. Spurgeon on May 13, 1877 (condensed and edited for clarity) This invitation was first of all made to the Jews, but it seems to me to have a peculiar appropriateness to ourselves. It is later in the day than when first the Lord was here, and therefore the supper time is […]

A Gaggling Goose

May 8, 2013

The following is chapter 10 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Samson as found in Judges 13-16. My Friends, The army of Israel took the Promised Land. But it did not take long to break covenant […]

A Raven Writes

May 2, 2013

The following is chapter 9 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk, the story of our redemption as if unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Joshua as found in Joshua 1-6. My Friends, How do you replace a man who talked with God? You replace him with another man who […]

Journal of a Jackal

April 25, 2013

The following is chapter 8 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk; the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Moses as found in Exodus 1-40. My Friends, The family would multiply in a foreign land; generations stacked upon generations. Jacob’s sons had many sons, […]

The Tale of a Rat

April 18, 2013

The following is chapter 7 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk; the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Joseph as found in Genesis 37-50. My Friends, If a nation would come from the line of Abraham, someone needed to have many sons. That […]

A Ram’s Report

April 11, 2013

The following is chapter 6 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk; the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Jacob as found in Genesis 25-28. My Friends, That which appears urgent mustn’t be confused with that which is important. You humans often confuse the […]

Brothers, pray for us

April 4, 2013

If Paul, Silas, and Timothy needed the prayer of the saints in 1 Thessalonians 5:25, surely your pastor needs your prayers as well. Paul closes this letter as he began with an emphasis on prayer. We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God […]

A Boar’s Witness

March 28, 2013

The following is chapter 5 in the children’s series, If They Could Talk; the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Isaac as found in Genesis 22. My Friends, Animals talk more than you know. The human discussed more than any other was Abraham, and he […]

A Camel’s Comments

March 21, 2013

The following is chapter 4 in the children’s series, “If They Could Talk”; the story of our redemption as it unfolds from Genesis to Revelation. This is the story of Abraham as found in Genesis 12-17. My Friends, Many a desert mile I travelled; most, at my master’s side. He is a good man, my […]

A Dove Story

March 14, 2013

Note to reader: Chapter 3 in the series “If They Could Talk” follows; the story of our redemption through the eye-witness accounts of animals who found themselves at key redemptive moments. The target audience is children; that they might better understand the Bible and God’s plan of salvation as it unfolds in Scripture. Other eye-witness […]

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