Christmas Hope (For the Hurting)

Many people have trouble celebrating Christmas because of the pain and heartache they are facing. But for the Christian, pain and heartache is often used by the Lord to move us into a deeper celebration, because we realize that the one we are celebrating is our ultimate redemption from all pain and heartache. Doug

The Mighty Breaker – Charles Spurgeon

“There brake He the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle.” –Psalm 76:3 Our Redeemer’s glorious cry of “It is finished,” was the death-knell of all the adversaries of His people, the breaking of “the bow and the battle.” Behold the hero of Golgotha using His cross as an anvil, […]

In Preparation for Christmas

It is that time again. Thanksgiving has past, and many have already frantically begun to prepare for Christmas. The sales are on, the shoppers are swarming, and the decorations are going up. The preparation has begun, but none of it can compare to the preparation that took place for that first Christmas. In order to […]

Distressed Yet Victorious

And He took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be very distressed and troubled. Mark 14:33 If our Lord, who was sinless, had times in which He became distressed, how should we who are sinful expect to escape them? There have been many people who have preached a skewed understanding of […]

The Benefits of Adversity

My Grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness. 2 Cor. 12:9 The Prayer The daily battles never cease. Adversity is a companion I know too well. My strength is gone, and despair brings me low. I ask again for release from this, for I fear it will be the […]

Socialism Loves Misery

  “As love of liberty grows dim under socialistic suffocation, as coercion increases, the more brutal it will become.  The basic methods of procedure were stated by Karl Marx, and they have been accepted, in varying degrees, by many who are not conscious of their origin.  Marx was deeply interested in progress.  For this reason, […]