Being Faithful

UNUSED 0[147 words] There can be nothing more important in any relationship than faithfulness. It is the test of true devotion and love. It is the virtue that authenticates the bond and communicates an invention to “stick with” one another to the end. We value faithful friends, family members, and especially spouses as the people...

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Looking Back

UNUSED 1“And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God” (Luke 9:62). I remember as a young boy learning the proper techniques in lawn care. The first few times on a lawn mower was with my father. He pointed out...

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Frantic? Or Faithful?

UNUSED 1When Elijah fled from the threats of Jezebel, he was asking God to take his life (1 Kings 19:4). The Lord then led Elijah to Mount Horeb (Sinai), where Elijah confessed to the Lord that he was the only prophet left. All the others had been killed (1 Kings 19:10). Even though Elijah had...

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The Missing Sponge

UNUSED 0A surgeon was very selective with the people he wanted to work with. It was the first day on the job for a young nurse and the surgeon decided to issue a test. As the young nurse assisted the surgeon during a procedure, she noticed a problem. “You’ve only removed eleven sponges, doctor,” she...

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Stop and Drop!

UNUSED 1[76 words] Christianity is much like an airplane: When you stop — you drop! When you stop praying, you go down. When you stop studying your Bible, you go down. When you stop attending, you go down. When you stop being involved, you go down. No wonder Paul wrote, “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be...

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Steadfastness! 

UNUSED 0[89 words] A Scottish shepherd dog was left to guard his master’s coat. While the master was gone he fell to his death. The dog was urged to go home yet would not leave his master’s coat for anyone, even those who tried to goad him with food. He died obey-ing his master’s command....

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Hymns for the “Sorta” Committed

UNUSED 6Some Christians, by the way they are living their lives, would obviously like for some of the songs we sing to be changed to the following: * I Surrender Some * It is Fairly Well with My Soul * Fill My Spoon, Lord * Oh, How I Like Jesus * He’s a Little Bit to...

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