“I love the Sabbath most of all because one day, by God’s grace, I shall enjoy an eternal Sabbath in glory. [Hebrews 4:9]. My Heavenly Father does not compare the blessedness and peace of heaven with a workday Monday or a pleasure saturated Saturday, but He likens it to the Sabbath day.”[Rev. Professor Adam [...]
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“He poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.” John 13:5 Foot washing in Israel was viewed as a most menial task, one usually left for slaves or for the lowest in the household. That Christ should undertake to [...]
The scientific world is excited by the launching of the James Webb telescope on December 25 to replace the smaller Hubble scope and comes at the exorbitant price of ten billion dollars. Its purpose is to peer deep into space and better understand the formation of the world, and perhaps find some evidence of [...]
What is the place of prayer in your life? What prominence does it have in our lives? It is a question that I address to all. It is as necessary that it should reach the man who is well versed in the Scripture and who has a knowledge of its doctrine and its theology [...]
We thank God for bringing us safely through another year. It has been difficult with the Covid pandemic, but the Lord has undoubtedly blessed and protected us. Let us enter the New Year by trusting in the One who has led us safely thus far, and let us “press toward the mark for the [...]
For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for the Lord will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your reward. Isaiah 52:12 Security from Yesterday. “God requireth that which is past.” At the end of the year we turn with eagerness to all that God has [...]
Christmas is a time of gift-giving. There is the planning, purchasing, and preparation, then the happy time when family and friends get together to enjoy each other’s company and kindness. Gifts are usually wrapped in either decorative paper or a distinctive bag. Reading this week in Micah, I came upon the words, “Wrap it [...]
"All the fulness of the Godhead bodily." Colossians 2:9 The ability to package immense Bible truths within a very few words was a gift given Paul by the Holy Spirit. And probably no greater example is found than this statement that in Christ dwells all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. At this season when [...]
Dr. Larry Saunders arranged a Canada-wide session of prayer on Sunday, December 12. Using the modern Zoom technology people from the Canadian Free Presbyterian churches joined at 4.00 pm for an hour and a half’s special prayer for Canada. After a short word of exhortation from the Rev. Cranston, about seventy gathered for prayer [...]
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke 2:10 Rightly so! We have the angelic warrant for rejoicing because Christ is born. It is a truth so full of joy that it caused the angel who came [...]
Paul was deeply conscious that God had set him apart. His birthplace, his heritage, his education from birth – all contributed to his service for Christ. Tarsus, his hometown, represented the ideal union between the cultures of the east and west. Jewish, Greek and Roman influences co-existed. His Roman citizenship gave him the rights [...]
The same lesson is taught in a very striking way in the second passage in Luke to which I have already referred, Luke 18:1-8: “And He spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint; saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared [...]