Trusting The Lord

“To as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name” (John 1:12). This is one of many promises of God held out to believing souls. It is a sad fact, however, as C.H. Spurgeon once…

Knowing What To Do

This edition of Current marks a change in the Editor. Rev. Ian Goligher has stepped down and Dr. Stephen Pollock is stepping into the role. When Jesus confronted Saul on the road to Damascus, He drew a question from Saul’s heart— “Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?” (Acts 9:6)…

“Coronavirus Has Changed Everything!”

No area of society has been untouched. On the original draft of this page was an article by Rev. Derrick Bowman encouraging people to prayerfully support a mission team heading to Liberia in the summer. In God’s providence, that mission team will not be going. We pray that God will…

Behold Now Behemoth

The book of Job has fascinated ancient and modern readers. Using a lengthy poetic story, it teaches about God and Satan, about good and evil, about “bad things” being used by God to accomplish His perfect will in the lives of good people. While its message is clear, it contains…

Needed! Godly Women

In the last three years or so, I have transitioned to that new season of life called “older” womanhood. It has not been an easy nor quick transition. Rather, the realities of the emptying nest, the study of God’s Word, and the application of wise instruction have helped me through…

In Want of a Wife

At sixteen, I was told to learn the opening words of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune; must be in want of a wife.” Forget the good fortune bit, it is usually the case that young…

Genesis: God’s Book of Beginnings (5)

SUMMARY OF CHAPTER 5 This genealogy, which covers 1556 years after Creation, links Adam to Noah through the line of Seth. It gives the names of the patriarchs with the dates of their births and deaths. It provides means to calculate the year of the flood, which works out to…

The Sin of Bitterness

“Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled” (Hebrews 12:15) There are two reasons why I have preached often about the particular sin of bitterness. It is a dangerous sin deserving of our…

Seeking The Lord

“Seek ye the Lord while He may be found; call ye upon Him while He is near” (Isaiah 55:6). Here is a wonderful promise and a gracious invitation. Despite this divine assurance, some would-be “seekers” of God, who are “not far from the kingdom”, are unwilling to take Him at…

Welcome to the New Year of 2020

Whoever thought that we would be writing 2020 on our checks so soon? Every new year, we launch out into the future with a measure of fear and trepidation. To mortal men with limited vision of future events, crossing over the threshold of a new year can be scary. But…