Defiant Prayer (2 of 2)

Introduction Prayer is the most undervalued resource of the church. The Bible teaches us that all the blessings that God wants to bestow on us, he does so through prayer. Prayer is the conduit by which hi...

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 Treasures of the Snow

"Hast thou entered into the treasures of the snow?" -Job 38:22 I am sorry for city people who never have known the delights of rural life. "God made the country, man made the town." What do they know about t...

King Saul At the Witch’s Cave

"Then said Saul unto his servants, Seek me a woman that hath a familiar spirit, that I may go to her, and inquire of her. And his servants said to  him, Behold, there is a woman that hath a familiar spirit at E...

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 ...

The Problem of Man-Flight

"They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles." —Isaiah 40:31 A few weeks ago the postman laid upon my table a little volume entitled " The Problem of Man...

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. ...

A Crown For the Man Who Fails

"For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."—Luke 7:28 "And she went forth, an...

Christ As the Gardener

"She turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thout Whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him. Sir, if...