May 212013
 
Employment

I take it that men and women were made for business, for activity, for employment. Activity is the life of us all. To do and to bear is the duty of life. We know that employment makes the man in a very great measure. A man with no employment, nothing to do, is scarcely a …more

Apr 262013
 
Keep on Believing

All things are possible to him that believeth” Mark 9:23 The “all things” do not always come simply for the asking, for the reason that God is ever seeking to teach us the way of faith, and in our training in the faith life there must be room for the trial of faith, the discipline …more

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Preaching the Resurrection of Jesus

“And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:33 Here we are in the midst of Pentecostal scenes; nor need we regret to linger. In such scenes, it were well for us all, whether ministers or members, whether individuals or …more

Mar 312013
 

The earth was filled with peace and light, When Christ arose; The heavens trembled at the sight, When Christ arose; The sea rejoiced along the sands, The vernal valleys clapped their hands, The mountains sang, and all the lands, When Christ arose. The tomb was empty where He lay, When Christ arose; And angels rolled …more

Jan 312013
 
We See Jesus!

Hebrews 2:9 Some people are very fond of sight-seeing. Many miles will they travel, and much money will they spend—to see anything new and rare! And yet after all they prove the truth of Solomon’s words, “The eye is not satisfied with seeing.” Besides which, we soon weary of looking upon any created object—however grand, …more

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Jan 282013
 
Who Touched Me?

“And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press [thee], and sayest thou, Who touched me?” Luke 8:45 “Who touched Me? Jesus asked.” The people were crowding against Jesus, and many people touched Him; but there was one touch different …more

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J. C. Penny, The Golden Rule

“I have found that unselfishness pays because it tends to engender unselfishness.” — J. C. Penney The year was 1902 and a 27-year-old man arrived by train in Kemmerer, Wyoming to start a new business. He couldn’t afford the train fare twice, so he made a commitment in dollars before seeing the town. A scattered …more

Nov 292012
 

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands.” — Isaiah 49:16 No doubt a part of the wonder which is concentrated in the word “Behold,” is excited by the unbelieving lamentation of the preceding sentence. Zion said, “The Lord hath forsaken me, and my God hath forgotten me.” How amazed the divine …more

Nov 132012
 
The Witness

“And ye shall be witnesses unto me.” Acts 1:8 In order to learn how to discharge your duty as a witness for Christ, look at his example. He is always witnessing: by the well of Samaria, or in the Temple of Jerusalem: by the lake of Gennesaret, or on the mountain’s brow. He is witnessing …more

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By James Smith, “Food for the Soul” 1867 “And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.” Luke 9:53 And Jesus well knew the sufferings which would befall Him there! But such was His zeal for God, and such His love to us–that He was willing to …more

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