The Evils of Drunkenness

“"Noah planted a vineyard; and he drank of the wine and was drunken." Genesis 9:20-21 This Noah did the best thing and the worst thing for the world. He built an ark against that deluge of water, but introdu...

Weighed And Found Wanting

"Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting."—Dan. 5:27. Babylon was the paradise of architecture. The most elaborate structures of modern times are only the evidence of her fall. After the s...

The Bible Is Right!

"The statutes of the Lord are right." —Psalm 19:8 Old books go out of date. When they were written, they discussed questions which were being discussed; they struck at wrongs which had long ago ceased, or ad...

The Evils of Gambling

“"Let my people go, that they may serve me. For I will at this time send all my plagues." Ex. 9:13, 14 Last winter, in the museum at Cairo, Egypt, I saw the mummy, or embalmed body of Pharaoh, the oppressor ...

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...