A Little Place

[91 words] “Father, where shall I work today?”And my love flowed warm and free.Then He pointed me out a tiny spotAnd said, “Tend that for Me.”I answered quickly, “Oh no, not there,Why, no one would ever seeNo matter how well my work was done.Not a little place for me!”And the word He spoke, it was…

The Word of God

[44 words] For feelings come and go,And feelings are deceiving;My warrant is the Word of GodNaught else is worth believing.I’ll trust in God’s unchanging WordTill soul and body sever;For, though all things shall pass away,His Word shall stand forever…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use…

What is the Church?

[93 words] A practice field for patience and compassion.A fellowship against loneliness.A resting place.A garden where God comes looking for us.A bathing for washing guilt away.A reflecting pool.An internship for minister-members.A kneeling bench.A rescue mission where God finds us.A laboratory of life.A school instructing those who would fear God.A hospital for healing souls.A cafeteria where…

A Question

[42 words] If I really, really trust Him,Shall I ever fret?If I really do expect Him,Can I e’er forget?If by faith I really see Him,Shall I doubt His aid?If I really, really love Him,Can I be afraid?… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free…

Six Stewardship Principles

[68 words] 1. You reap what you sow (Galatians 6:7). 2. The attitude of the giver is more important than the gift itself (2 Corinthians 9:7). 3. The time to give/commit is now (2 Corinthians 9:5). 4. We must give ourselves to God first (2 Corinthians 8:5). 5. “Freely you have received, freely give” (Matthew…

If Our Children…

[58 words] …never see us go to Bible study, why should they? …never hear us pray, they will never learn how themselves. …hear bickering or cursing at home, they will do the same when they are grown. …never see us read the Bible, they won’t appreciate its contents either. …hear us complain about the preacher,…

The Source of My Joy

[47 words] In the midst of everything that may be wrong with the world: I am a Christian, my sins are forgiven, and I am on my way home to heaven (Heb. 11:13-16)! It’s the source of my joy (Phil. 3:1; 4:4; 1 Thess. 5:16)!… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please…

Sentence Sermons

[64 words] Gaining Experience: “The best way to move mountains is to begin with molehills and work your way up.” Complaining and Acting: “Too many of us complain that our days are few while acting as if they will never end.” On Trials: “God promises safe landing, not a calm passage.” Acting on Ideas: “An…

Like is Like a Clock

[69 words] Life is like a clock. The hands of time go only forward, never backward. Life is not like a movie. It can never be rerun for a second showing. Life is not like an automobile. It has no reverse gear. Life is not like a pencil. You cannot erase your mistakes. Today is…

Tragic Nature of Bible Ignorance

[97 words] Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno frequently did man-on-the street interviews. Once he stopped some young people to ask them questions about the Bible. “Name one of the Ten Commandments” he asked two college-age women. One replied, “Freedom of speech?” He said to the other, “Complete this sentence: Let he who is without…

New Testament Writers

[200 words] • The Gospel of Matthew was written by the Apostle Matthew about (circa) A.D. 55–62. • The Gospel of Mark was written by John Mark c. A.D. 55–62. • The Gospel of Luke was written by the physician Luke c. A.D. 55–62. • The Gospel of John was written by the Apostle John…

Ask for the Old Paths

[114 words] Christianity is not some newfangled way gotten up in modern times by men more zealous than well-informed. The whole of Christianity is in the New Testament. Anything in religion which is not as old as the New Testament is no part of Christianity. The “Old Paths” for us are the ways traveled by…

His Presence Came Like Sunrise

[126 words] I met God in the morning,When my day was at its best,?And His presence came like sunrise,Like a glory in my breast. All day long the presence lingered;All day long He stayed with me;And we sailed in perfect calmnessO’er a very troubled sea. Other ships were blown and battered,Other ships were sore distressed,But…

A Cry For Light

[82 words] There comes a wail of anguishAcross the ocean wave-It pleads for help, O Christians,Poor dying souls to save. Those far-off heathen natives,Who sit in darkest night,Now stretch their hands imploring,And cry to us for light. We have the blessed gospel;We know its priceless worth;We read the grand old storyOf Christ the Saviour’s birth.…

In Earthern Vessels

[44 words] The dear Lord’s best interpretersAre humble human souls;The gospel of a life like HisIs more than books or scrolls. From scheme and creed the light goes out,The saintly fact survives;The blessed Master none can doubt,Revealed in holy lives. John Greenleaf Whittier… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in…

Who Will You Worship Sunday?

[75 words] The god of Ease? “Had a hard week, gotta get some rest.” The god of Mammon? “Gotta get another dollar.” The god of Popularity? “Company came; gotta stay home with them.” The god of Pleasure? “Only day I have to hunt, fish, golf, swim, ski.” The god of Self-Pride? “They do not treat…

Words That Hurt

[61 words] There are many warnings in the Bible about the consequences of our words. The most powerful is expressed by Jesus. He said, “But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken” (Matt. 12:16). Please don’t let your words hurt…

Minders of the Tongue

[28 words] God has given us two ears and one tongue. Also keep in mind that He has set a double fence before the tongue: the teeth and the lips…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an Annual

A Real Man Builds

[30 words] A real man builds, whether it’s tables and walls, or the church. He knows that anyone can heap mockery and derision on another’s efforts; he will lend a helping hand…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start…

What Will I Be at Fifty?

[73 words] Some day most of us will meet an old person. He may be grumpy, ill-tempered, and hard to get along with. Or he may be gracious, wise, and helpful. But the good news is that I can choose this person that I must live with, because that person will be me. You and…

God’s Child

[121 words] She searches the crowd for him. Is he listening? Is he behaving himself? It was such a short time ago when she would complain, “I did not hear a word the preacher spoke,” but now her thoughts are distracted for another reason. Now her children are not beside her—they are “too big.” Her…

Radically and Dramatically Changed

[63 words] A Christian is not just somebody who has become nice; he has become new. He doesn’t just turn over a new leaf; he receives a new life. A Christian is not like a tadpole that has become a frog. A Christian is more like a frog who has received the kiss of grace…

What the Bible Contains

[33 words] It contains light to direct you, food to support you, and comfort to cheer you. It is the traveler’s map, the pilgrim’s staff, the pilot’s compass, the soldier’s sword, and the Christian’s charter…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin…

Journey Toward Eternity

[49 words] Life is a journey toward eternity. We are on a path. “The path of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day” (Proverbs 4:18). There are only two destinations (Matthew 7:13-14). This world is not our home (Hebrews 11:13-16)…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime…

Too Busy to Get Old

[80 words] My body may age, but my mind will stay young;I’ve much left to do, many songs to be sung.Many roads to be traveled, much love to express;Many souls that need aid, who are now in distress.I will do what I can, to help brighten your day;I will spread cheer and love as I…

Good Advice

[27 words] WALK like EnochWORSHIP like AbelWORK like NehemiahWEEP like JeremiahOBEY like JobLEAD like MosesPRAY like DanielWIN like PaulLIVE like Christ Robert A. Glass… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an Annual Membership and get bulletin articles weekly…

The Challenge

[66 words] The challenge comes to Christian men;The world demands new proof again. Material might, with ugly mien,Defies the power of things unseen. The church, the Book, must stand the test,To show the world God’s truth is best. The cause of Christ must suffer loss, If Christian men bear not the cross. No longer words…

During the New Year May You Have…

[68 words] …Enough happiness to keep you sweet….Enough trials to keep you strong….Enough sorrow to keep you human….Enough hope to keep you happy….Enough failure to keep you humble….Enough success to keep you eager….Enough friends to give you comfort….Enough wealth to meet your needs….Enough enthusiasm to make you look forward to tomorrow….Enough determination to make each…

Pass the Good Word

[28 words] When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, pass it along (Proverbs 3:27; Galatians 6:10). If it’s a negative word, keep it to yourself…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an Annual Membership and…

Spoil Your Spouse

[25 words] As a man, spoil your spouse, not your children (2 Samuel 12:3, 8; Proverbs 5:18–19; Ephesians 5:25; 1 Peter 3:7)…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an Annual Membership and get bulletin articles weekly by email,…

Our Job

[30 words] It is not our job to get people to like us. It is our job to like people (John 13:35; Hebrews 13:1; 1 Peter 1:22; 2:17)…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an Annual Membership and…

Leave and Cleave

[32 words] Establishing your own home gives your marriage the space it needs to flourish. Do not ignore your parents, but recognize that your new family is a higher priority. See Genesis 2:24!… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or…

Old Testament Statistics

[45 words] 39 books929 Chapters23,145 VersesSmallest book: ObadiahLargest book: Psalms Middlebook: ProverbsShortest verse: 1 Chronicles 1:25Longest verse: Esther 8:9Longest chapter: Psalms 119 “I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word” (Psalm 119:16)…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free…

The Family

[65 words] The family is like a book—The children are the leaves,The parents are the coversThat protecting beauty gives. At first the pages of the bookAre blank and purely fair,But time soon writes memoriesAnd paints pictures there. Love is the little golden claspThat bindeth up the trust;O, break it not, lest all the leavesShould scatter…

They Burned the Truth

[70 words] They burned Truth in the marketplace,And thought their work complete;But next day, with a smiling face,They met it on the street. They threw it in a dungeon damp,And thought it was no more;But lo, it walked with lighted lampAmong them as before. They scorned and ostracized it,And ordered it to depart;But still it…

What of Tomorrow?

[52 words] I do not know what still awaits,Or what the morrow brings;But with the glad salute of faith,I hail its opening wings!For this I know – that in my LordShall all my needs be met;And I can trust the heart of himWho has not failed me yet. Author Unknown… This content is for Annual…

Christians Are Good Citizens

[53 words] Christians respect the rule of law (1 Timothy 1:9), obey civil government (Romans 13:1–7), and pay tribute (Matthew 17:24–27; Romans 13:7). The only exception is if civil law contradicts divine law (Acts 5:29). Religion, in general, contributes about $1.2 trillion a year to the economy. Allen Webster… This content is for Annual and…

10 Reasons for Going to Hell

[129 words] 1. It requires no effort at all to get there.2. You can associate freely with bad company there.3. You won’t have the constant watchful eye of God over you.4. You won’t be expected to attend Bible Study or worship.5. You won’t have to give anything of yourself to God.6. Purity and goodness will…

The Bible Is…

[67 words] The greatest text in the Bible on the Bible is 2 Timothy 3:15–17. It demonstrates the characteristics of the Bible. The Bible is… • Simple — “from a child”• Knowable — John 8:32• Holy — 1 Peter 1:13-16• Written form — Scriptures• Inspired — God-breathed• Powerful — “able” instruction, correction • Complete —…

Built By Christ

[36 words] Jesus promised, “I will build My church” (Matthew 16:18). Christ is the foundation and chief cornerstone of the church (1 Corinthians 3:11; Ephesians 2:19–22). The church carries His name (Romans 16:16)…. This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or…