Humility

UNUSED 5[197 words] Many years ago it was not uncommon for individuals to close letters and correspondence with “very humbly yours,” or “Your humble servant,” or some other such phrasing which emphasized the humility of the writer. In today’s world, however, such wording is scarcely seen. Humility has become an unpopular virtue with most individuals....

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Man’s Greatest Journey

UNUSED 2 [191 words] Man loves to travel. The journeys of man have taken him from pole to pole, and from ocean’s bottom to the top of the skies…and beyond! Wherever man goes (and for whatever the reason) man cannot escape what he is. Our character sticks closer than a shadow. Spiritually, man is a...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Promises, Promises

UNUSED 1 [147 words] The world is full of promises, some broken, some kept. God keeps His. The greatest promise of the Bible is salvation. It’s the greatest promise because it can remove the greatest curse, sin. Jesus came to take away sin: “he was manifested to take away our sins” (1 John 3:5). Through...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Losing Our Senses

UNUSED 1 [179 words] When unusual behavior is observed in another, someone may say, “They have lost their senses.” It seems proper, based on certain observations, to say that many people today seem to have lost their senses! Some have lost their: Sense of God. More and more a practical atheism is getting around (Titus...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Father Knows Best

UNUSED 4 [205 words] Ephesians 4:6 tells us of “one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.” By right of creation all men stand under the Fatherhood of God (Acts 17:24-29); but by right of conversion, only those who are Christians can call God, “Our Father”...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

How The Devil Works

UNUSED 0The worst enemy of man is Satan. His goals are wicked; his ways evil. In the Bible the devil is called “a roaring lion” (1 Peter 5:8), and “that old serpent” (Revelation 20:2). Do we know how he works? The Bible says he works by: Telling lies (John 8:44). Satan told Adam and Eve,...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Map, Compass, and Blueprint

UNUSED 0A traveler was packing his suitcase in preparation for a long journey. He said to his friend, “In this small corner of my suitcase, I am going to put a lamp, a mirror, a telescope, a sharp sword and a small library.” His friend inquired, “How are you going to manage that?” “Easily enough,”...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Love

UNUSED 0A story is told of a young sailor who called his parents from San Diego after the Vietnam Conflict. He said he was bringing his buddy home with him to stay. “You see, mom” he said, “my buddy is pretty badly broken up. He was severely wounded and has only one leg, one arm,...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

The Divine Word Versus a Deceived World

UNUSED 0The Bible teaches that men can be deceived by Satan (Revelation 12:9,10). Deception in vital matters pertaining to the soul means damnation. The religious world is deceived if it believes that God approves of religious division (denominationalism). The Divine Word teaches such division is sinful (1 Corinthians 1:10-13; John 17:20,21; Ephesians 4:1-4). The world...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

God’s Color Line

UNUSED 0[182 words] The Bible teaches that God “hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth… ” (Acts 17:26). Through the years, man has drawn racial distinctions of black, white, yellow, red, etc. Racial prejudice was sinful in the life of Simon Peter, whom...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Reading Bibles Only on the Edges

UNUSED 3[195 words] Bible reading, though discouraged by some, is a wonderful privilege as well as an essential for Christian living (Acts 17:11). Being greater than any product of purely human genius, the Bible cannot but be a benefit to man. In studying the Scriptures man receives lasting blessings: 1. Strength. Who doesn’t need greater...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register

Live for Today

UNUSED 1There are two days in every week about which we should never worry or fear. One of these days is yesterday with its mistakes and faults and its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. We can not bring it back. The other day we should not worry about is tomorrow...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital, Digital + Print and Free Digital members only.
Log In Register

People Can Change

UNUSED 0It is sometimes said of those in sin, “They will never change.” While it is true that sin can have a death grip on men, yet it is possible if man’s heart be willing, to make a change in his way of living. Jesus Christ introduced into the world the greatest power to change...

We are sorry, but this content is for Premium Digital and Digital + Print members only.
Log In Register