The Spider In Palaces

"The spider taketh hold with her hand, and is in kings' palaces" (Proverbs 30:28) We are all watching for phenomena. A sky full of stars shining from January to January calls 
out not so many remarks as the ...

The Reckless Penknife

"When Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with his penknife." -Jeremiah 36:23. We look in upon a room in Jerusalem. Two men are there. At the table sits Baruch the scribe, with a roll of parchme...

An Atheist Answered

"Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them" (Ephesians 4:18) It seems from what we have recently heard that the Christian religion is a hug...

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 —Psalm 19:8 Old books go out of date.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

The Inspiration of the Bible

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof for correction, for instruction in righteousness: that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good...

The Waning Pulpit

This is a day when the minister is under sharpest fire. By some his motives are questioned, his spirit is censured, and his failure to secure such results as came in days gone by, when the gospel was preached, ...

Future Punishment and the Bible

"But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of th...

Broken Down Altars

"He repaired the altar of the Lord that was broken down."-- I Kings 18:30 There is something more than history in the chapter from which my text is taken, just as there is always more in a picture than is se...