Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 31, 2018)

The Kindness Line  A lady was waiting in line at the grocery store checkout. The lines were unexpectedly long that day. Ahead, she could see something being passed along from the front of the line....

Glad Tidings of Good Things (March 21, 2019)

The Rule of “Three” Three things to govern: Temper, tongue, conduct  Three things to cultivate: Courage, affection, gentleness Three things to commend: Thrift, industry, promptness Three things to despise: Cruelty, arrogance, ingratitude Three things...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 18, 2018)

Pushing Past Failure  Sparky didn’t have much going for him. He failed every subject in the eighth grade, and in high school, he flunked Latin, algebra, English, and physics. He made the golf team but...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (July 5, 2018)

Why Aren’t Woodpeckers Brain-Dead?  Why aren’t woodpeckers extinct? This animal smashes its head against a tree all day long without ever “seeing stars.” It does this without sustaining any damage. The more we study the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 7, 2018)

A Brick in the Wall  You may have heard the expression: “He was a brick!” Few know the origin and significance of that expression. The term implies all that is brave and loyal. Plutarch, in writing...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (October 6, 2017)

Satan the House Robber Gus Nichols preached this sermon on February 19, 1965. Satan steals. He robbed the first home of God’s word (Genesis 2:17–18; 3:1–19; 2 Corinthians 11:1–3; 1 Timothy 2:11). He is in the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 16, 2016)

Fishing from the Asphalt Herb Miller, in his book Fishing on the Asphalt*, writes that the average church member has listened to 6,000 sermons, heard 8,000 prayers, sung 20,000 hymns over and over, and asked zero...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (June 27, 2019)

What We Deserve A mother approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young man had committed a certain offense twice and that justice demanded death.  “But I don’t ask for...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (November 9, 2017)

Overcoming Obstacles The nine-foot, 400-pound Goliath challenged the children of Israel and blasphemed Almighty God. David, a seventeen-year-old fuzzy-cheeked lad who came to visit his brothers demanded to know why they were not accepting the...

Glad Tidings of Good Things (May 23, 2019)

Quite an Accident The atheist says that there is no God. All wonders around us are accidental. No mighty hand made the thousand-billion stars. They made themselves. The earth spins itself to keep the oceans...