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 —Psalm 19:8 Old books go out of date.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

“"Let my people go, that they may serve me. For I will at this time send all my plagues." Ex. 9:13, 14 Last winter, in the museum at Cairo, Egypt, I saw the mummy, or embalmed body of Pharaoh, the oppressor ...

Strong from Start to Finish (1 of 3)

We all have the experience of starting things with enthusiasm and then petering out along the way, right? I did a basic Google search on ''things we start well but don't finish'' (and I thought my computer was ...

Keeping Sight of the Beginning (2 of 3)

I heard a story as a kid that has really stuck with me. Bird Dog: ''That dog is the only one who has actually seen the bird. The other dogs are just caught up in his excitement, but simply sharing in his excite...

Risk (3 of 3)

It's not just starting well in the Christian life that counts, but finishing well. We all have the experience of starting something but not finishing. With God, it's not making the decision that counts; it is s...

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...

Thanksgiving Day

“The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” —Psalm 33:5 Good, grand, old-fashioned Thanksgiving Day has come. Nothing could stop it. It pressed down through the weeks and months, its way lighted by burn...

The Power of Kindness

“A soft tongue breaketh the bone.”—Proverbs 25:15 When Solomon said this he drove a whole volume into one phrase. You, of course, will not be so silly as to take the words of my text in a literal sense. They...

A New Year’s Wish

But my God shall supply all your need, according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”—Philippians 4:19 THE Philippians had several times sent presents to Paul, to supply his necessities. Though they were...

The Fatherhood of God

"Our Father which art in heaven."—Matthew 6:9. I THINK there is room for very great doubt, whether our Saviour intended the prayer, of which our text forms a part, to be used in the manner in which it is com...