Windows Opened Toward Jerusalem

  "His windows being open and his chamber toward Jerusalem."—Dan. 6:10   The scoundrelly princes of Persia, urged on by political jealousy against Daniel, have succeeded in getting a law pass...

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 —Psalm 19:8 Old books go out of date.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...

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 Power of an Uncertain Future

"Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh." --Matthew 25:13 Jesus spoke these words at the close of the Parable of the Ten Virgins. The people were still under ...

Deep Calling unto Deep

“Deep calleth unto deep."—Psalm 42:7 In one of the most spiritual of David's Psalms there come, almost incidentally as it were, the most striking pictures of external Nature. He begins by singing, "Like as t...

A Study In the Swelling of Jordan

"How wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?" —Jer. 12:5 Both in its disputed rise, and in its zigzag course, and then in its inscrutable fall, the Jordan is the most wonderful, and indeed, in some respects,...

The War Between the Flesh and the Spirit

And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and 
body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. -1 Thessalonians 5:23. Christ also loved t...

The Christ Child and the Emperor

"Then Herod...said go and search diligently for the young child: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him." —Matthew 2:7-8 The Incarnation was an invasion. God crossed...

The Sword That Cuts Both Ways

"For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword..."" —Heb. 4:13 The illustrations that are used to describe the Word of God throughout the Bible suggest its energy and power. ...