Read Your Bible

Check out this quote from J.C. Ryle:  “Here is one among many reasons, why we ought to be diligent readers of our Bibles.  The Word is the sword of the Spirit.  We shall never fight a good fight, if we do not use it as our principal weapon.  The Word is the lamp for our feet.  We shall never keep the king’s highway to heaven, if we do not journey by its light.  It may well… Continue reading

Crumbs are Enough

There was a lady that came to Christ for help.  She fell down at his feet and begged him to cast the demon out of her daughter.  Jesus gave an interesting response.  He said to her, “Let the children be fed first, for it is not right to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.” (see Mark 7:27)  There’s not enough room here to get into all of what this means, but the lady’s reponse showed that she was willing to be compared to a dog and take the crumbs off the floor.  She said this, “Yes, Lord; yet even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.”  Obviously, she was… Continue reading