Bits and Pieces – 142nd Edition – November 27, 2022

2022-11-26T23:26:29-05:00

     This was written this past week by a nine-year girl to celebrate American Thanksgiving.  What a lovely testimony.  Unfortunately, my format does not allow me to reproduce it in her lovely handwriting. “Thanksgiving reminds me of all the people and things I’m thankful for.  I appreciate Jesus, my family, and my pets.      [...]

Bits and Pieces – 142nd Edition – November 27, 20222022-11-26T23:26:29-05:00

Weekly Bulletin – November 27, 2022

2022-11-26T17:59:55-05:00

Devotional "In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;" Ephesians 1:7 Could there be a sweeter word in any language than that word "forgiveness," when it sounds in a guilty sinner's ear, like the silver notes of jubilee to the captive Israelite? [...]

Weekly Bulletin – November 27, 20222022-11-26T17:59:55-05:00

Bits and Pieces – 141st Edition – November 20, 2022

2022-11-19T20:19:09-05:00

“Behold, He cometh with clouds”  [Revelation 1:7]       According to the apostle Paul, the blessed hope of the church is “the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour” [Titus 2:13].  The passage of time has not dimmed that expectation.  Jesus is coming again.      Christ’s coming is to be personal, physical, and [...]

Bits and Pieces – 141st Edition – November 20, 20222022-11-19T20:19:09-05:00

Weekly Bulletin – November 20, 2022

2022-11-19T19:58:37-05:00

Devotional “The fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth.” Ephesians 5:9 This brief but profound statement comes in the course of Paul's argument that holiness is the natural way of life for believers. He lists some of the things that mark the ungodly but that are against all [...]

Weekly Bulletin – November 20, 20222022-11-19T19:58:37-05:00

Bits and Pieces – 140th Edition – November 13, 2022

2022-11-12T23:06:35-05:00

“A friend loveth at all times”  [Proverbs 17:17]      Cicero said, “Friendship is the only thing in the world of which all mankind are agreed.”  In all ages men have esteemed, extolled, and treasured friendship.  It has been well described as “the most beautiful and fragrant flower that man meets in his earthly pilgrimage. [...]

Bits and Pieces – 140th Edition – November 13, 20222022-11-12T23:06:35-05:00

Weekly Bulletin – November 13, 2022

2022-11-13T13:55:04-05:00

Devotional "I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep." John 10:11 When Jesus said, "I am the good shepherd," He taught some far-reaching truths about Himself, His mission, and His work In the light of all the Old Testament had said about the Shepherd, Christ's words carry this [...]

Weekly Bulletin – November 13, 20222022-11-13T13:55:04-05:00

Bits and Pieces – 139th Edition – November 6, 2022

2022-11-02T23:14:52-04:00

“Even to your old age I am He; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you”  [Isaiah 46:4].      Growing old is a shock to most people.  That may be why so many men and women of mature years use the skill of the beautician to cover their “hoar hairs!”  A leading neurologist [...]

Bits and Pieces – 139th Edition – November 6, 20222022-11-02T23:14:52-04:00

Weekly Bulletin – November 6, 2022

2022-11-02T23:47:18-04:00

Devotional "The Lord mighty in battle."  Psalm 24:8 Well, may our God be glorious in the eyes of His people, seeing that He has wrought such wonders for them, in them, and by them. For them, the Lord Jesus upon Calvary routed every foe, breaking all the weapons of the enemy in pieces [...]

Weekly Bulletin – November 6, 20222022-11-02T23:47:18-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 138th Edition – October 30, 2022

2022-10-29T10:16:03-04:00

“Christ …hath given Himself for us … a sacrifice to God”  [Ephesians 5:2]      A new convert reading through the Scriptures for the first time finds things in the Old Testament that perplex him.  In Leviticus 7:8, an animal is entirely consumed on the altar and the skin is given to the priest.  Another animal [...]

Bits and Pieces – 138th Edition – October 30, 20222022-10-29T10:16:03-04:00

Bits and Pieces – 137th Edition – October 23, 2022

2022-10-22T20:52:56-04:00

     Peace was not often the accompaniment of Paul’s ministry.  If it was not the excitement of revival, then it was the danger of riot that followed the witness of God’s fearless evangelist.  In the list of sufferings given in his second letter to the Corinthians, there is little space for peace to be [...]

Bits and Pieces – 137th Edition – October 23, 20222022-10-22T20:52:56-04:00

Weekly Bulletin – October 23, 2022

2022-10-22T21:32:35-04:00

Devotional "Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation." — Luke 22:46 When is the Christian most liable to sleep? Is it not when his temporal circumstances are prosperous? Have you not found it so? When you had daily troubles to take to the throne of grace, were you not more [...]

Weekly Bulletin – October 23, 20222022-10-22T21:32:35-04:00
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