God Leads a Pretty Sheltered Life

At the end of time, imagine billions of people scattered on a great plain before God’s throne. Some of the groups near the front talk heatedly—not with cringing fear or shame, but with belligerence.  “How...

No Other Name

No other name has ever won such diverse allegiance—Paul and Tolstoi, Roosevelt and St. Francis, Grenfell and Schweitzer. No other voice speaks to every man “in his own tongue.” Well might that little Chinese...

Even When He is Silent

A young girl whose name may never be known died in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, but her faith will never be forgotten. On the wall of the cell she occupied...

Star Performer on the Winter Circuit

Go almost anywhere in the suburbs or the country, and you will see chickadees. A full-grown chickadee seldom weighs more than half an ounce, about the weight of an ordinary letter. Inside that tiny...

Jesus Surprises People

“For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, and as a root out of dry ground. He has no form or comeliness; and when we see Him, there is no beauty...

Our Court-Appointed Attorney

He Is the Propitiation for Our Sins. Jesus mediates, presenting His atonement for us.  Lawyers in court frequently deny allegations brought against their clients. If they admit the charge, then they try to justify it....