The following writings come from the GoSpeak/Forthright group, or are associated in some way with them. Forthright Press is one of the most prolific producers of online content in the brotherhood. The list is updated automatically.
Indelible ink of the Spirit
by TFRStaff on 01/19/2020 at 8:33 PM
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jeremiah 31:33 ESV) Но вот завет, который Я
The vehicle to glory
by John Henson on 01/19/2020 at 11:35 AM
The cross took Jesus to glory.
Jan. 19. Jesus’ First Miracle
by James McFerrin on 01/18/2020 at 11:32 PM
Jn. 2:1-12 Shortly after meeting Philip and Nathanael, Jesus and His mother were guests at a wedding in Cana. Since Cana was about ten miles north of His home in Nazareth and Mary was also invited, those being married were probably close friends of His family. A very embarrassing moment happened at the wedding party.
Between You and Your God
by Douglas Kashorek on 01/18/2020 at 6:19 PM
The impact of the gospel becomes real at the moment Jesus cries out with “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” while on the cross. This is the whole reason for the “good news” in the first place. ... Continue Reading →
Prosperity common to all believers
by TFRStaff on 01/18/2020 at 5:13 PM
Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. (3 John 2 NKJV) Возлюбленный! молюсь, чтобы ты здравствовал и преуспевал во всем, как преуспевает душа твоя. (3-e Иоанна 2 Russian) O LORD, God of my salvation ~ many glorious things are spoken about the worldwide
by Mike Benson on 01/18/2020 at 9:00 AM
“The other disciples therefore said to him, ‘We have seen the Lord.’ So he said to them, ‘Unless I see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails and put …
Jan. 18. Jesus’ First Disciples
by James McFerrin on 01/18/2020 at 2:03 AM
Jn. 1:35-51 John the Baptist was standing with Andrew and John, two of his disciples one day. He saw Jesus and pointing Him out to them, he said, “Behold the Lamb of God.” Since John was preparing the way for Him, these two disciples left him and followed Jesus. Andrew brought his brother, Simon (who
After you suffer for a while
by TFRStaff on 01/17/2020 at 7:09 PM
Rising Joy, by Vicki Matheny And, after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace who called you to his eternal glory in Christ will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you. 1 Peter 5.10 Suffering. Nobody likes it. No one wants to suffer. Sometimes when a person becomes a Christian,
Solomon’s love song
by Jon Galloway on 01/17/2020 at 9:00 AM
The Song of Songs is a beautiful love story, may it influence our marriages.
Jan. 17. John Introduces Jesus to the World
by James McFerrin on 01/17/2020 at 2:16 AM
Jn. 1:29-34 Various Scriptures proclaim that Jesus is the Son of God. John was sent to prepare the way for Jesus and at this point in his ministry, he pronounced that Jesus was, “The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!” He further stated, “And I have seen and testified that
Love through the fog
by TFRStaff on 01/16/2020 at 2:28 PM
Vicki Matheny sizes up the grace of God from Titus 3.
Perform greater works
by TFRStaff on 01/16/2020 at 1:38 PM
The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of your prayers. Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. (1 Peter 4:7-9 ESV) Впрочем близок всему конец. Итак будьте благоразумны и бодрствуйте в молитвах.
Jan. 16. Jesus Tempted in the Wilderness
by James McFerrin on 01/15/2020 at 11:22 PM
Mt. 4:1-11; Mk. 1:12, 13; Lk. 4:1-13 The Spirit then led Jesus into the wilderness for a test to determine how well He could withstand temptations. During these forty days, He did not eat. Afterward, He was hungry and the devil tempted Him three times. Jesus responded each time by quoting Scripture. The defeated devil
New day arriving
by TFRStaff on 01/15/2020 at 5:12 PM
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, (1 Peter 1:3-4 ESV)
How do I pray for the lost?
by Barry Newton on 01/15/2020 at 10:00 AM
Barry Newton looks at salvation, election, and freewill through the lens of prayer.
Pioneer missionary celebrates her 98th birthday
by Roy Davison on 01/14/2020 at 6:26 PM
ZAMBIA (BNc) – Iris Elder (nee Merritt) celebrated her 98th birthday on December 16, 2019. She was born to Dow and Alice Merritt in 1921 at Fort Collins, Colorado. The Merritts went to Africa as missionaries with Iris and her... Continue Reading →
The beauty of Christ
by Lee Parish on 01/14/2020 at 9:00 AM
Jesus shows it is not the outward beauty that counts, but what is on the inside.
The convert is teaching me
by J. Randal Matheny on 01/13/2020 at 2:06 PM
The editor appeals to return to the Bible for evangelism.
Why so much to fear?
by BNC Staff on 01/12/2020 at 1:40 PM
A man of God answers why fear grips the world.
The example we must practice
by John Henson on 01/12/2020 at 12:08 AM
Before observing the last Passover of his life, Jesus put a towel around his waist and began washing his disciples’ feet. After finishing the task, Jesus asked his disciples, “Do you know what I have done to you?” Never was there a more penetrating question. Here was Peter: first to confess Jesus in Matthew 16, prominent in so many instances in the gospels, initially refused to allow Jesus to wash his feet. Possibly the look of astonishment and wonder was still on his face as Jesus asked this question. Then, there were James and John, who vied to sit on …
Passing the hat
by Michael Brooks on 01/11/2020 at 8:30 AM
For the offering, Mike Brooks lends his hat, which works just fine.
Following and worshipping God
by Jon Galloway on 01/10/2020 at 8:01 AM
May we learn the lessons that Solomon was trying to get his people to understand.
Missionary wife shares personal daily devotional
by J. Randal Matheny on 01/09/2020 at 2:24 PM
Long-term missionary wife opens her heart as she looks at Scripture.
Genesis as the foundation of theology
by Lee Parish on 01/07/2020 at 10:00 AM
Read Genesis not only for the facts, but also for the theology.
Save us from the evil one
by J. Randal Matheny on 01/05/2020 at 10:00 AM
A prayer for salvation, protection, and blessing.