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Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Citizens of Heaven
with Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones from 'From the MLJ Archive'

Ephesians 6:14 - Citizens of heaven; the importance of godliness; the error of modern attitudes of moral teaching; the relevance of Scripture today; the devil's favourite way of lowering our resistance : condemnation.   (click here to read more)

Kevin Swanson

The Pope Calls For a Secular World - Islam, Christianity, and Secularism
with Kevin Swanson from 'Generations Radio'

The Roman Catholic Pope calls for secularism to rule, and the likens Jesus’ Great Commission to ISIS. We take a look at the definition of Secularism and conclude it to be a Trojan Horse bringing about the greatest horrors the world has ever seen. We also carefully contrast the Great Commission…   (click here to read more)

John MacArthur

The Doctrine of God’s Effectual Call, Part 2
with John MacArthur from 'Grace to You'

A.W. Tozer wrote, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. . .” And your understanding of salvation radically affects your view of God.    (click here to read more)

Chuck Swindoll

The Church: Who Needs It? Part 1
with Chuck Swindoll from 'Insight for Living'

As we enter adulthood in our faith, one of the most significant realizations to dawn upon us is a healthy understanding of and appreciation for the church. Most go through real battles in coming to this conclusion. The church, during our growing up years, suffers the brunt of our criticism and the bulk…   (click here to read more)

Jay Sekulow

Join Me at the U.N. in Defense of Israel
with Jay Sekulow from 'Jay Sekulow Live!'

Jay, Jordan, Logan and Thann discuss Hillary's email scandal and countering the BDS movement.   (click here to read more)

Today's Articles  from  StudyLight and LiveAsIf

Environmentalism, Part 3
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley

Alternate title: Ecotheology The nations were angry, but Your wrath has come. The time has come for the dead to be judged, and to give the reward to Your servants the prophets, to the saints, and to those who fear Your name, both small and great, and the time has come to destroy those who destroy the…(continue reading article)

“Then and Now” is OK “Now and Then” (3 of 4)
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington

“See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape who refused Him who spoke on earth, much more shall we not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from heaven, whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, 'Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but…(continue reading article)

Bible and Quote Nov. 1-5, 2010
'Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns

  He sends your help from the sanctuary, and upholds you out of Zion. Psalm 20:2   In the secret of God's tabernacle no enemy can find us, and no troubles can reach us. The pride of man and the strife of tongues find no entrance into the pavilion of God where His presence is a more secure…(continue reading article)

God’s Messengers
'God's Words For US' from Cecelia Lester

        In the story of Jesus’ birth we see God’s emissaries carry the Gospel message to earth. God relies on them to: ● announce to Mary her role in His plan to send His son into this world. ●explain to Joseph what had happened and the carpenter’s part in this wonderful…(continue reading article)

The Slippery Slope of Bathroom Politics
'Point of Reference' from Fred Price

        Have you ever heard the old truism of slippery slopes, how once you start sliding it’s increasingly difficult to stop.  That appears to be where we are now with the homosexual agenda.  It’s not enough to have the right to “marry” and not be discriminated…(continue reading article)

Additional Articles

•  MENO* - 2014-04-20
•  lâqach - 2015-06-20
•  The Peshitta - 2014-04-18
•  Is Gad Jacob's son, a troop, fortune or a pagan deity? - 2007-03-08
•  Remote Control - Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
•  Sola Scriptura - 'Winging It

Additional Articles

•  To Thine Own Self Be True - Quiet Time
•  If You Like Action, Mark’s Gospel Is Full of Action - Word from Scotland
•  The Warrior's Belief - Find the Call
•  Don't Let Your Heart Be Troubled - 'Christ in You...'
•  Intelligent Design - Refreshment in Refuge
•  Keep Your Dreams to Yourself - Inspiration For You
Daily Refractions
Daily Wisdom
Proverbs 14:27 - The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may avoid the snares of death.
Words to Ponder
Impenitence after sinning is a more determined form of sin, than sinning in and of itself. For it is a tacit defence and justification of sin. If after transgression the person acknowledges that he has transgressed, and asks forgiveness for so doing, he evinces that he does not excuse his act, condemns it, and mourns over it. But if after transgression the person makes no acknowledgement, and asks no forgiveness, he is really repeating and intensifying his sin. He virtually justifies himself in his act of rebellion against authority, and thus aggravates the original fault. It is for this reason that impenitence for sin is more dreadful than sin itself. A penitent sinner can be forgiven; but an impenitent sinner cannot be. The former God pities, and extends the offer of mercy to him. To the latter God holds out no hope, because he cannot. - W.G.T. Shedd (1820-94)
Daily Dose
Daily Toon
Daily Devotionals  for  May 27

Oswald Chambers' "My Utmost for His Highest"
The Life That Lives

The disciples had to tarry until the day of Pentecost not for their own preparation only; they had to wait until the Lord was glorified historically. As soon as He was glorified, what happened? "Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, He hath…… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Morning & Evening"
Morning and Evening for August 6

"Watchman, what of the night?" - Isaiah 21:11 What enemies are abroad? Errors are a numerous horde, and new ones appear every hour: against what heresy am I to be on my guard? Sins creep from their lurking places when the darkness reigns; I must myself mount the watch-tower, and watch unto prayer. Our heavenly…… — (click here to read more)

Daily Light on the Daily Path
Morning / Evening Devotional — May 27

The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him. Praise the LORD of hosts: for the Lord is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. — God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. — I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. — Who is like… — (click here to read more)

Charles Spurgeon's "Faith's Checkbook"
As the Life — So the Fruit

"For if these thing be in you, and abound, they make you that ye shall neither be barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our LORD Jesus Christ."   2 Peter 1:8 If we desire to glorify our LORD by fruitfulness, we must have certain things within us; for nothing can come out of us which is not first of all within us. We must begin with faith, which is… — (click here to read more)

Voice of the Lord
Devotional for 'Iyyar 19'

Rabbi Sha'ul (Saul; i.e., Paul) was not referring in the above verse to a physical operation when he used the word "circumcised," even though history does record rare instances where assimilated Jews of the time were given primitive "uncircumcision" operations. Most scholars agree that Sha'ul was using the word "circumcised" here to refer to Jewish… — (click here to read more)

Chip Shots from the Ruff of Life
A Difficult Course

Golfers like to be able to enjoy playing the game. Many times we will choose courses that play to our strengths or, as in my case, lack of them. Such as a golfer who has trouble putting the ball in the fairway from the tee will look for a golf course that, though it has rough, is wide open with little or no trees…… — (click here to read more)

'Every Day Light' with Selwyn Hughes
Receptivity - the first law of life

We ended yesterday by saying that the first step toward mental and spiritual health is self-renunciation and receptivity. I must be willing to acknowledge my need of Christ, stop striving to find happiness and instead receive Him into my life then, like the disciples we talked about the other day, I have reached the shore…… — (click here to read more)

"Today's Word" with Skip Moen
Looking

Looking - This is a form of the Greek verb emblepso. Here it is in the present tense, active. It means that these men stood there, staring off into the sky, after the event was already finished. They were straining their eyes to see just a bit more. And two angels came along with the question, "Why are you…… — (click here to read more)

Morning and Evening with A.W. Tozer
Morning / Evening Devotional — May 27

The Church in America suffered a greater loss than she has since discovered when she rejected the example of good men and chose for her pattern the celebrity of the hour. Human greatness cannot be determined by popularity polls nor by the number of lines any man rates in the public press. It is altogether unlikely that we know who our greatest men… … — (click here to read more)

The Believer's Daily Remembrancer
And He blessed him there. Genesis 32:29

And He blessed him there. Genesis 32:29

POOR Jacob, full of fears and alarm, retired to plead with his God; he wept and made supplication, he had power with God, and prevailed. AND HE BLESSED HIM THERE. Our God delights to bless us; therefore He began so early, for He blessed us with all spiritual blessings in Jesus, before the foundation of…

… — (click here to read more)

Christian Headlines  from  The Christian Post

Danish Evangelical Christian Group Claims 'Demons Cause Autism'

A religious group is under fire after claiming that the neurodevelopmental disorder autism is caused by demons. According to a report by Parent Herald, an evangelical Christian group called The Last Reformation said that they were able to drive demons out of people with autism.

iPhone 7 Specs Rumors: Latest Feature To Go Is The Smart Connector

It has barely been a year since Apple launched its latest iPhones, the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus, but rumors are already rife about the company already working on its next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 7. The latest leak according to a report in Forbes comes courtesy of Japanese blog Macokatara, which claims that the next iPhone will not have the "Smart Connector" feature that is Apple's most recent innovation among its devices.

'Fear The Walking Dead' Boss on Possible Comic Book Connection; Mercedes Mason on Ophelia-Nick Romance

The latest episode of AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead" featured a scene that was very similar to one in the "Walking Dead" comic books written by "FTWD" executive producer Robert Kirkman.

'Teen Wolf' Season 6 Cast News: Ross Butler Joins Show as Lacrosse Player

The world of MTV's hit supernatural drama TV series "Teen Wolf" is about to get even bigger when its highly anticipated Season 6 premieres this year.

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' News: Warner Bros. Tour Guide Confirms Dead Robin in the Movie is Jason Todd

After long speculations and what was thought by some as a mere fan theory, it has finally been confirmed that Batman's dead Robin in the recently shown "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is actually Jason Todd, the Caped Crusader's second Robin.

Husband and Wife New Orleans Megachurch Preachers Face Arrest for Alleged Tax Fraud

Owen McManus Jr., a third-generation minister and his wife, Tammy, who lead the 4,000-member City Church of New Orleans and its affiliated grammar school, Bishop McManus Academy in Louisiana, are now likely to be arrested for tax fraud, according to documents from the New Orleans Police Department.

'I Am Setsuna' News: Title to Release in United States

United States fans have been waiting for the release of the highly anticipated game "I Am Setsuna."

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Can LeBron James & Co. Win Game 6 of 2016 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre? Why It Matters

The Cavaliers vs. Raptors series is returning to Air Canada center tonight - May 27, 2016 - as the 2016 NBA Playoffs and Eastern Conference Finals proceed with Game 6. The game is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. PT) and Cleveland can either clinch the series and move up to the Finals or Toronto can force a Game 7 back at Cleveland.

'Justice League: Part One' News: Shifts in Executives

After the release of the DC film "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice," the DC Extended Universe is expected to bring new changes to the franchise.

'The Bachelorette' News: JoJo Talks About Jordan Rodger

The Bachelorrete JoJo Fletcher shared juicy details about former NFL Star Jordan Rodgers

'The Flash' Season Finale may Change the Arrowverse

After the shocking finale of "The Flash" season 2, fans can expect a lot of changes in the "Arrow" universe.

Why Captain Marvel Won't Be Directed By Joss Whedon

The upcoming Marvel film "Captain Marvel" is expected to bring some changes to its production.

Upgrade Your Password! Microsoft Creates Hacking Awareness by Banning 'Weak' Passcodes; 5 Techniques That Will Do...For Now

Just recently, some unscrupulous hacker was able to breach and leak 117 million LinkedIn accounts. Another instance that underscores the need to tighten password security against the ubiquitous cyberattacks nowadays.

'Tekken 7: Fated Retribution' News: Developers Announced Tournament Before Releasing the Game

Fans of the upcoming "Tekken 7: Fated Retribution" will be happy to hear that the release of the game will bring an exciting event.

Viral Chewbacca Mom Has a Laugh-Off with 'Star Wars' Director J.J. Abrams

The woman from the viral Chewbacca video, Candace Payne, made her way onto another entertaining video.

San Francisco Is Keeping the Law for Protecting Illegal Immigrants

Even after the death of an American woman shot by a Mexican national, San Francisco is still determined to keep its law for protecting illegal immigrants.

Target's Payroll Department to Allow Cashiers to Self-Identify as CEOs

Target has announced that its payroll department will start allowing cashiers to self-identify as CEOs when asking for their checks.

Obamacare Guru Who Called Voters Stupid Finds Hillary's Childcare Policy Would Harm Kids

The architect of the Affordable Care Act who controversially called American voters stupid found evidence that Hillary Clinton's proposed childcare policy could harm children.

Stressed Out? These 5 Bible Verses Will Help You Relax

Everyone gets stressed at some point in their lives, and when that time comes here are five Bible verses that will help you to stay peaceful and calm.

Anne Graham Lotz: America Is Entering 'Last Stage Into the Abyss of God's Judgement'

Billy Graham's daughter, renowned evangelist and author Anne Graham Lotz, told a gathering of pastors on Thursday that the United States has entered the "last stage" of the "downward spiral" into the bottomless chasm that is God's judgement.

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Lectionary Calendar
Friday, May 27th, 2016
the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
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