A National Prayer

Almighty God, who has given us this good land for our heritage, we humbly beseech Thee...

Hope is Powerful

A Lot Can Happen A man sentenced to death obtained a reprieve by assuring the king he would teach his majesty’s horse to fly within the year—on the condition that if he did not succeed,...

In Pursuit of Faith

Faith is the foundation upon which all the virtues are laid. It is the center from which the diameter of the Christian life is measured. It is the buoy from which the depths of...

The Anchor of the Soul

No one who knows what can happen at sea would go to sea in a vessel that carried no anchor, even if it were the greatest and most modern ocean liner afloat. Circumstances might...

Down to Only One Fear

We need not fear: Economic Collapse. Whether the breaking of Social Security, a major stock market crash, the mounting U.S. debt, recession, the real estate bubble bursting, bankruptcy, out of control inflation, or job losses....
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By What Standard of Authority?

By what authority do you and I practice the things we do in religion? Consider the following questions:  Is the majority the correct standard of authority? Surely not. Where was the majority in the flood?...

Three Arguments for the Existence of God

Evolution has fashioned gods of its own design and named them Mother Nature and Father Time. James Hewitt tells of a family of mice who lived in a large piano.  In their piano-world came the music...

What it Means to Trust God

We live in unique times. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are facing challenges most of us have never seen in our lifetime.  Such challenges should encourage us to trust in God. Consider these passages:  The...

Know What You Believe, and Believe What You Know

“For it is good that the heart be established by grace” (Hebrews 13:9). Reuben was as “unstable as water” and therefore would not excel (Genesis 49:4). By contrast, John the Immerser was no “reed shaken...

How to Face Your Golgotha

Read Matthew 26:36–46; Mark 14:32–42; Luke 22:39–46 Jesus faced the greatest test of faith in His life. He did not look forward to the events that would culminate in His own funeral.  He knew exactly what...