Have Peace One with Another

A man tested the strength of a glass container by using it as a hammer to drive a nail successfully into a wooden plank. Next, he took a pea-sized marble and dropped it through...

Until I Make It Better

As I was growing up, I had a good friend who always said, “Let’s take the bull by the horns and get this thing done.” It was his way of saying, “Things will not...

A New You in the New Year

This sounds like a commercial line from a weight loss clinic, a fitness club, a hair salon, or a skin cream company, but it's not. It's about making decisions about spiritual well-being. Are you...

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...

Living it Day By Day

Living It Day by Day She sat alone in an old people’s home, Lonely and old and gray; She wished that someone, just anyone, Would call on her that day. Did you? He lay for days on his hospital bed; The...

This Much I Know: A “Know So” Religion from First John

Some say, “We can’t know anything.” Others seem to think they know everything. The truth is somewhere in the middle, for we can know the truth (John 8:32; 1 John 2:21), but we will...

Failure Need Not Be Fatal

History books are filled with biographies of failures who made good. From them we can learn the valuable lesson that failure need not be fatal. The first President of the United States—the father of our...

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...

5 Suggestions for a Better Life

When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, pass it along (Proverbs 3:27; Galatians 6:10). If it’s a negative word, keep it to yourself. As a man, spoil your spouse, not...

Seven Deadly Social Sins

Wealth without Work Pleasure without Conscience Education without Character Commerce without Morality Science without Humanity Worship without Sacrifice Politics without Principle - Author Unknown Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell...