Steven Clark Goad

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When Dressing, Put on a Smile!

When Dressing, Put on a Smile!

[424 words] We live in a time when fashions can become obsessions with us. Garments are constantly changing style as the fashion designers dictate what the “respectable" people will be wearing this season. And some Christians seem to be caught up in the whirlwind of...

Greatest Family on Earth

Greatest Family on Earth

“And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way” (Ephesians 1:22,23). Do we ever feel unfulfilled? Yes. Yet there is no need for this...

Spiritual Security

Spiritual Security

Faith is the Christian's foundation and hope is his anchor. Death is his harbor and Christ is his pilot. Heaven is his country and all the evils of poverty, or affronts of tribunals and evil judges, of fears and sad apprehensions are but like the loud winds blowing...

The Heavens Declare

The Heavens Declare

“The heavens declare the glory of God and the skies proclaim His handiwork” (Psalm 19:1). Our DNA contains instructions for building proteins out of sequences of amino acids. There are 500 or so known amino acids, but life uses only 23. The average protein in a cell...

Steadfastness! 

Steadfastness! 

[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...

Contentment

Contentment

[129 words] “...I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances” (Philippians 4:11). We clamor for happiness. And usually happiness is dependent upon certain desires within us. A new car might make some happy. Or a new puppy. Or dress. Or house. Or mate....

The New Birth

The New Birth

[132 words] Being separated from the world is much like a baby being separated from his mother's womb. While an unborn is still feeding and breathing through his mother's system, it is as though that is the only way to survive. Then birth occurs. Wow! There is...

Churchill’s Testimony

Churchill’s Testimony

[174 words] Sir Winston Churchill's funeral was on January 30, 1965. Dignitaries from 112 countries made the funeral the largest in history at the time. Some 350 million watched the service on TV which featured some of the statesman's favorite hymns. Churchill had...

The Impoverished Rich

The Impoverished Rich

[99 words] Once there was a king who was unhappy as well as miserable. He grew to feel there was no reason to keep on living. He had sought happiness in all that his kingdom had to offer. Finally one of his wise men gave him some advice. “Find the happiest man in your...