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...

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 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...

The Christian’s Shared Experience

“And patience; experience; and experience, hope."—Romans 5:4 The deeper we search into the Holy Scriptures the more experimental matter do we discover in that divine Book. Both in the Old Testament and in th...

Being Certain You Can Be Certain (1 of 5)

1 John 5:13-18 New Series Introduction: We are starting a new series today through the book of 1 John called Assured. The book of 1 John is one of my favorites because it is all about assurance. John, who...

Certainty Through Experience (2 of 5)

Certainty Through Experience (2 of 5) Series: Assured: 1 John JD Greear 1 John 1:1-3; 2:20-27; 5:14-15 Introduction Have your Bibles? 1 John. The book of 1 John is all about assurance. John is concerned in t...