Open House For All Comers

"This Man receives sinners and eats with them." —Luke 15:2 IT is not very unusual that the Pharisees could not understand the Savior's mode of action—not only because self-righteousness and bigotry had blind...

New Starts In Life

"And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny a day he sent them into his vineyard." —Matt. 20: 2 The parable from which these words are taken is one of the most complete in its details of any that ...

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,...

Is Life Worth Living?

"For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself." —Romans 14:7 TODAY we are to ask the Bible to answer the deep question, "What is the true meaning of life?" I shall not insult your intelligen...

The Demon of Worry

“Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?” “Take therefore no thought for the morrow:” —Matt. 6:31, 34 SOME of the things that Jesus...

The Six Sorrows of St. Paul

If I must needs glory, I will glory of the things which concern my infirmities." " —II Cor. 11-30 The Sanhedrin was the governing body of Israel. It embraced within itself legislative, executive and judicial...

How To Become a Christian

“And there arose no small stir about that way."—Acts 19:23 The name by which the early Christians were familiarly known was "The people of that way." In the year 36 the Sanhedrin issued a commission to Saul ...

Backsliding

"Thy own wickedness shall correct thee. Thy backsliding shall reprove thee. Know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, ...

Christ’s Call to Courage

Son, be of good cheer; thy sins are forgiven." Matthew 9:2 "Daughter, be of good cheer; thy faith hath made thee whole." Matthew 9:22 "Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid." Matthew 14:27 "Be of go...

The Passing of Religious Opportunity

"And when He was come near, He beheld the city, and wept over it, saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes."...