Gideon: What Hindered You?

We are not told to whom we are indebted for the Book of The Judges, but whoever he was, he was a master of the pen, and the story of Gideon is his masterpiece. A powerfully built, middle-aged man of Manasseh is...

The Locust-Eaten Past

"That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten." —Joel 1:4 " I...

The Magnificence of Prayer

" Lord, teach us to pray." —Luke 11:1 " A royal priesthood." —1 Peter 2:9 "I AM an apostle," said Paul, " I magnify mine office." And we also have an office. Our office is not the apostolic office, but Pa...

Paul’s Thanksgiving

"Giving thanks unto the Father . . ."-Col. i. 12, 13 THANKSGIVING is a species of prayer. Thanksgiving is one species of prayer out of many. Prayer, in its whole extent and compass, is a comprehensive and co...