Sep 302013
 
Preparation

“Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.” Amos 4(12)   There is a God; few in our times deny this. Science cannot satisfactorily account for nature without Him. He may be termed the Unknown and the Unknowable; but whatever He is, He is. He revealed Himself wonderfully in the history of Israel; hence He is …more

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Speaking The Truth in Love

“But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ.” Ephesians 4:15 The manner of saying a thing is often of as much importance as the thing said. In other words, the spirit in which the truth is spoken is about as important as is …more

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A Summons To be Manly

“Show yourselves men.” Isaiah 46:8 There is such a thing as being unmanly. There are multitudes of unmanly men in the world. Solomon may have been pessimistic. He said, “One man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.” (Eccl. 7:28) God wants every woman to be …more

 
Children's Ministry

Patriotic Crafts for Kids There are many ways to illustrate biblical stories and themes. This Memorial holiday weekend is a perfect opportunity to give thanks unto our Heavenly Father for all the brave men and women who have served and given their lives for this great nation; sort of how Jesus gave his life that …more

May 212013
 
Bring men to Christ

How Best to Bring Men to Christ The first business of every sincere minister of the Gospel is to convince men that they are sinners and need a Savior, and every sermon should contain some point that will so impress them. But if his study is simply to please his auditors or display his learning …more

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Apr 232013
 

Christian joy can only be realized, when Christ reigns there, alone and uninterruptedly. If the world is permitted to occupy a larger share of the affections and the heart, if plain and known duty is neglected, if the means of grace are carelessly used, if in all your efforts, your duties, and your services, whether …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

Jan 282013
 
1909 Anecdotes

A Blessed Revelation How often, as we hurry on to ruin, God sends some flash of light to show us our peril. And how foolish that poor sinner who persistently closes his eyes to such revelations, and hastens on to his death? A young cavalry officer had been commissioned by the Duke of Wellington to …more

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A wicked, drunken woman, in one of our large cities, was attracted into a church on Sunday evening and was converted to Christ. The Pastor of the church went to see her husband, and found him to be a very shrewd mechanic, who was very bitter against Christianity, and greatly fascinated with Ingersoll’s sneers at …more

 

By Mimi Bullock There has been a lot of discussion in my circle of friends recently about the necessity of Sunday School. I’ve been working in children’s ministry for nearly two decades and I never thought I’d see the day when churches would consider doing away with this valuable ministry. I know the arguments, “We …more