Never Too Old!

[55 words] When the famous French painter Henri Matisse was in his 80’s, he could no longer sit up to paint on a canvas, so he attached a brush to a long stick and painted while lying in bed. Christians, we should never let age nor challenges stop us from serving the Lord (Gal. 6:9)!…

My Prayer

[49 words] My life must touch a million lives in some way ere I goFrom this dear world of struggle to the land I do not know.So this wish I always wish, the prayer I ever pray:Let my life help the other lives it touches by the way! Author UnknownBulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual…

What is Love?

[33 words] It is silence when your words would hurt,Patience when your neighbor is curt,Deafness when the scandal flows,Thoughtfulness for another’s woes,Promptness when stern duty calls, and,Courage when misfortune falls. Selected… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an…

Life

[42 words] Forenoon and afternoon and night,—And day is gone,—So short a span of time there is‘Twixt dawn and evensong. Youth,—Middle life,—Old age,—And life is past,—So live each day that God shall say,“Well done!” at last. Edward Rowland Sill1841-1887… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use…

Enough

[69 words] He that is down needs fear no fall,He that is low, no pride;He that is humble ever shallHave God to be his guide. I am content with that I have,Little be it or much;And Lord, contentment still I crave,Because thou safest such. Fullness to such a burden isThat go on pilgrimage;Here little, and…

It’s All About the Lord

[49 words] The Lord’s people,having been baptized with the Lord’s baptism,cleansed with the Lord’s blood,and added to the Lord’s body,gather around the Lord’s table,in the Lord’s name,upon the Lord’s day,to remember the Lord’s death and resurrection,until the Lord comes. Are you the Lord’s? Edd SterchiBroadway church of ChristCampbellsville, KY… This content is for Annual and…

All Needs Met

[46 words] Grace that never can be toldFlows for Jesus’ sake;No good thing does He withhold,Have we faith to take.Rise, my soul, begin to liveFree to ask as He to give.Why so poor?A boundless storeWaits the asking;—want no more. J.H. Sammis1846-1919… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register…

Breathe On Me, Breath of God

[92 words] Breathe on me, breath of God,Fill me with life anew,That I may love what Thou dost love,And do what Thou wouldst do. Breathe on me, breath of God,Until my heart is pure,Until with Thee I will one will,To do and to endure. Breathe on me, breath of God,Blend all my soul with Thine,Until…

Hold Fast True Riches

[89 words] Let me hold lightly things of this earth;Transient treasures, what are they worth?Moths can corrupt them, rust can decay;All their bright beauty fades in a day. Let me hold lightly temporal things –I, who am deathless, I, who wear wings!Let me hold fast, Lord, things of the skies;Quicken my vision, open my eyes!…

Bible Study is Hard Work

[74 words] Most of us want our Bibles to give us simple black-and-white bumper sticker quotes, often because we don’t want to do the hard work of living with the Bible and letting God shape us in an ongoing engagement with these powerful words. Study the Bible! “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God,…

Trying to Spell God

[86 words] Poet Edwin Anderson Robinson once wrote, “The world is not a prison house but a kind of kindergarten, where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell God with the wrong blocks.” That may be true of people who don’t look to the Bible for the “right blocks,” but those who trust God’s…

A Christian Pledge of Allegiance

[33 words] I pledge allegiance to the Fatherof the united saints of the kingdom,and to the Redeemerby Whom we stand,one Body, unified in Spirit,indivisible,with liberty and charity for all Author Unknown… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or start an…

The Time to Trust

[27 words] When nothing whereon to lean remains,When strongholds crumble to dust;When nothing is sure but that God still reigns,That is just the time to trust…. 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…

Special Times

[72 words] There are times when we let favors go unmentioned.When we leave a warm and loving word unsaid,There are times when we forget our kind intentions,When we’re wrapped up in our private world instead– But though we often fail to show our feelings,We hope the ones we love will somehow know–And that’s why there…

The Unerring Guide

[71 words] I have a proved, unerring Guide,Whose love I’m loth to grieve;He brings me golden promisesMy heart can scare receive;He leaders me, and hope and cheerDoth for my path provide,For dreary nights and days of drought:Have you not so sure a Guide?Quench not the faintest whisperThat the heavenly dove may bring;He seeks with holy…

Teach Me to Obey

[48 words] I do not ask to understandThe way Thou leadest me,But this I ask: Teach me to doThe thing that pleases Thee.I want to know Thy guiding voice,To walk with Thee each day.Dear Master, make me swift to hearAnd ready to obey Author Unknown… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please…

Consider

[90 words]      ConsiderThe lilies of the field whose bloom is brief:—     We are as they;     Like them we fade away,As doth a leaf.      ConsiderThe sparrows of the air of small account:     Our God doth viewWhether they fall or mount,—     He guards us too.      ConsiderThe lilies that do neither spin nor toil,     Yet are most fair:—     What profits all this careAnd all…

Beauty and Substance

[87 words] Beauty is skin deep, but it does not even exist at skin level when a woman of beauty fails to understand her role in the Lord’s eyes. She is like a ring of gold in the snout of a pig because she lacks discretion (cf. Prov. 11:22). What does “discretion” mean in this…

Have You Stumbled?

[78 words] Stumbling is considered a bad omen in many countries. When Napoleon’s horse stumbled as he led his army to attack Russia in 1812 many of the French soldiers thought they should immediately turn back. Napoleon continued the advance, but it turned out his soldiers were right. When it comes to faith, stumbling is…

Thieves of Time

[28 words] Dwelling on past mistakes…Failing to make decisions…Failing to follow through on plans…Procrastinating…Laziness…Not sticking to the task at hand…Doubting God’s ability to help…… 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…

Because of Sin

[78 words] Our Lord arrived at the Gardenwith darkness in full array, He poured out His heart to the Father,as He fell on His face to pray.He was carrying a heavy burden,And from it He must not run.  With love He promised faithfullynot My will, but Yours be done.The cup of the cross was bitter,yet…

Just a Weaver

[84 words] My life is but a weaving,between my God and me,I do not choose the colors,He worketh steadily. Of times He weaveth sorrow,and I in foolish prideforget He sees the upper,and I the underside. Not till the loom is silent,and the shuttles cease to fly,will God unroll the canvas,and explain the reasons why. The…

It’s All About the Lord

[49 words] The Lord’s people,having been baptized with the Lord’s baptism,cleansed with the Lord’s blood,and added to the Lord’s body,gather around the Lord’s table,in the Lord’s name,upon the Lord’s day,to remember the Lord’s death and resurrection,until the Lord comes. Are you the Lord’s? Edd SterchiBroadway church of ChristCampbellsville, KY… This content is for Annual and…

Self Improvement Requires a Better Model

[45 words] Regarding improvement, Oliver Goldsmith once said, “People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.” How true! That’s why God gave us the perfect model to follow (Rom. 8:29) instead of the example of the world (Rom. 12:2). BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only!…

HEAVEN is a place of…

[6 words] HealingEternityAbundanceVictoryExcellenceNewness Edd Sterchi… 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 exclusive Preaching Ideas newsletter, access to thousands of online articles, searchable by subject, length, and author,…

That’s a Lot of Veins

[41 words] If the human circulatory system of veins, arteries, and capillaries were laid out flat it would stretch over 100,000 miles. That would circle the earth four times! Indeed, we are “fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:14) by God the Creator! BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in…

Eating Poison

[57 words] Late in the 19th century, some people who were worried about freckles, blackheads, and other maladies ate Dr. James P. Campbell’s Safe Arsenic Complexion Wafers. Imagine eating poison to cure some ailment! Yet many people consume false doctrines every day that claim to “cure,” such as the so-called “sinner’s prayer,” which is nowhere…

Followers of Christ

[42 words] First Thessalonians 1:6-8 demonstrates three qualities of the Thessalonian Christians as they “became followers of Christ.” They EMBRACED the word of God (1:6), they became EXAMPLES to other believers (1:7), and they were active in EVANGELISM (1:8). BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to…

A Congregation Grows When…

[98 words] Each member has a deep concern for the lost.Each member enters into the worship service with much feeling and enthusiasm.Each member is interested in an aggressive Bible School program.Each teacher is interested in improving his or her teaching ability.Each elder and deacon is dedicated to the work.Each member is personally involved in the…

What Is Love?

[41 words] It is silence—when your words would hurt.It is patience—when your neighbor’s curt.It is deafness—when a scandal flows.It is thoughtfulness—for other’s woes.It is promptness—when stern duty calls.It is courage—when misfortune falls. BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin resources, or…

Peace from Pain

[53 words] When days are rough, and times seem tough,And we’re ‘neath much stress and strain;Just trust the Lord, and heed His WordAnd He’ll bring peace from the pain. Peace from pain we will gain,He has promised, and will bring;He will employ eternal joyAnd peace from pain will spring. Edd SterchiBroadway church of ChristCampbellsville, KY……

A Grain of Wheat

[80 words] Except a grain of wheat should die,It remains alone, a single grain,Except we put our Self to death,We cannot our Lord’s harvest gain.  He lived, He loved, Gave All for us,So planted He His “Grain of Corn,”For Him, for us the harvest comes,For death has died and Life is born.  Jesus urges us…

God Who Made the Earth

[79 words] God, who made the earth,the air, the sky, the sea,who gave the light its birth,careth for me. God, who made the grass,the flower, the fruit, the tree,the day and night to pass,careth for me. God, who made the sun,the moon, the stars, is hewho, when life’s clouds come on,careth for me. God, who…

How Gentle God’s Commands

[82 words] How gentle God’s commands!How kind his precepts are!Come, cast your burdens on the LordAnd trust his constant care. Beneath his watchful eye,His Saints securely dwell;That hand which bears all nature upShall guard his children well. Why should this anxious loadPress down your weary mind?Haste to your Heav’nly Father’s throneAnd sweet refreshment find. His…

Ten Ways to Love

[70 words] 1. Listen without interrupting (Proverbs 18).2. Speak without accusing (James 1:19).3. Give without sparing (Proverbs 21:26).4. Pray without ceasing (Colossians 1:9).5. Answer without arguing (Proverbs 17:1).6. Share without pretending (Ephesians 4:15).7. Enjoy without complaining (Philippians 2:14).8. Trust without wavering (1 Corinthians 13:7).9. Forgive without punishing (Colossians 3:13).10. Promise without forgetting (Proverbs 13:12). BulletinDigest.com……

A Step Too Late

[43 words] Elisha Gray was almost known as the father of the telephone, but Alexander Graham Bell beat him to the patent office by just a few hours! As Christians, what a reminder to run our race to obtain the prize (1 Cor. 9:24)! BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please…

Longest Book in the Bible?

[32 words] Psalms is often said to be the longest book in the Bible due to having the largest number of verses. But when Hebrew words are counted, Jeremiah comes in as the lengthiest! BulletinDigest.com… This content is for Annual and Lifetime Members only! Please log in or register to use our free church bulletin…

The Yielded Life

[87 words] What is a Yielded Life?’Tis one at God’s command,For Him to mold, to form, to use,Or to do with it as He may choose,Resistless in His hand. What is a Yielded Life?A life whose only will,When into blest subjection brought—In every deed and aim and thought,Seeks just to do His will. What is…

Get Going!!!

[79 words] “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations” (Matt. 28:18)“Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15). Go – with any means that you’ve gotGo – by any way that you canGo – with any medium you oughtGo – to every woman and man Go –…

God the Omniscient

[70 words] There is an Eye that never sleepsBeneath the wing of night;There is an Ear that never shutsWhen sink the beams of light. There is an Arm that never tiresWhen human strength gives way;There is a Love that never failsWhen earthly loves decay. That Eye unseen o’erwatcheth all;That Arm upholds the sky;That Ear doth…