Strong from Start to Finish (1 of 3)

We all have the experience of starting things with enthusiasm and then petering out along the way, right? I did a basic Google search on ''things we start well but don't finish'' (and I thought my computer was ...

Keeping Sight of the Beginning (2 of 3)

I heard a story as a kid that has really stuck with me. Bird Dog: ''That dog is the only one who has actually seen the bird. The other dogs are just caught up in his excitement, but simply sharing in his excite...

Risk (3 of 3)

It's not just starting well in the Christian life that counts, but finishing well. We all have the experience of starting something but not finishing. With God, it's not making the decision that counts; it is s...

The Laughter of the Bible

“Then was our mouth filled with laughter.”“He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh.” —Psalm 126:2 2:4 Thirty-eight times does the Bible make reference to this configuration of the features and quick expul...

Thanksgiving Day

“The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” —Psalm 33:5 Good, grand, old-fashioned Thanksgiving Day has come. Nothing could stop it. It pressed down through the weeks and months, its way lighted by burn...

The Power of Kindness

“A soft tongue breaketh the bone.”—Proverbs 25:15 When Solomon said this he drove a whole volume into one phrase. You, of course, will not be so silly as to take the words of my text in a literal sense. They...

A New Year’s Wish

But my God shall supply all your need, according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”—Philippians 4:19 THE Philippians had several times sent presents to Paul, to supply his necessities. Though they were...

The Fatherhood of God

"Our Father which art in heaven."—Matthew 6:9. I THINK there is room for very great doubt, whether our Saviour intended the prayer, of which our text forms a part, to be used in the manner in which it is com...

Fathers in Christ

''I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from 
the beginning.'' I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have 
known him that is from the beginning.''-1 John 2:13, 14. OBSERVE the d...

The Great Physician and His Patients

''They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.'' -Matthew 9:12. THIS was Christ's apology for mingling with publicans and sinners when the Pharisees murmured against him. He triumphantly...