Editorial – God Will Straighten It Out
It is often stated by Christians when some problem or sin is brought up, that we do not need to worry about it, because someday God will straighten it all out. Although this statement itself is true, it often leads to a dangerous, passive attitude.
Wrong Expectations End in Disappointment
It was only a few days before His crucifixion and His disciples were perplexed by what Jesus had predicted. They approached Him on the Mount of Olives with the questions, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and the end of the age?” Matthew 24:3.
We are to “speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates.” Zechariah 8:16. All false witness somehow comes from its true origin, Satan. “He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him.
How would you react if you were told, as Peter was, that you would deny your Lord this very night? What would your response be if you were told that your soul would be required of you this very night (Luke 12:20)? Maybe it would be time to “watch and pray that you do not ... Read more
In that place between wakefulness and dreams, I found myself in The Room. There were no distinguishing features except for the one wall covered with small index card files. They were like the ones in libraries that list titles by author and subject in alphabetical order, but these files, which stretched from floor to ceiling ... Read more
With the many different styles of worship in our society today, the question has arisen: What is acceptable worship to God and what is the best way to worship Him? The word worship, derived from an old English word, means to give honor or respect to a personage, especially to God.
Keys to the Storehouse – The Ripple Effect
Many around us, of whom we may not be aware, are affected by both our words and actions. We must continually be on guard so that by our example, others are not negatively influenced by the ripple effect of evil.
Inspiration – The Present Crisis
Many of our people are registered in the books of heaven as slothful servants. They have buried their talents of money and capability in the world, and the work they should have done has been left undone.
Children’s Story – The Influence of a Little Child
Finally the young boy began to cry. He told them that a Christian missionary had come to their village and he had learned about Jesus Christ and that the missionary was coming back again that day at a certain time to tell the people more about Him.
Questions and Answers – What does it mean to grow in grace?
To grow means something is increasing or developing in size by a natural process. Growing in grace is allowing the Divine influence to work upon the heart, which then reflects in the life. Changes will take place in conversation, appearance and lifestyle. These changes will not be seen all at once, but continue to develop ... Read more
Health – Pain, Agony and Death for Moments of Beauty?
How many people have damaged their bodies and their health so others would consider them to have beauty in one way or another? Many women have dyed, plucked or shaved the hair of their head, squeezed their feet into uncomfortable high heels or even surgically enhanced parts of their anatomy for moments of beauty.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus that is found mainly in the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 600 species worldwide consisting of both deciduous and evergreen species. A few are found in the tropical regions of Asia and the Americas.
Food – Smoking and Cell Damage
Some cosmetic changes associated with smoking include accelerated aging and wrinkling of the skin, yellowing of the skin and especially the fingers and the hair becomes more brittle and grays earlier.... the poison from cigarettes entering into the blood stream is carried to every cell of the body.
Nutty Rice Waffles 1 cup uncooked brown rice, soaked overnight ½ cup water ½ cup raw cashews ½ cup shredded coconut 1 ¾ cup water 1 tspn. Maple flavoring 1 cup cooked brown rice ½ tsp. almond extract ½ cup chopped pecans (optional) ½ tsp. salt Blend uncooked rice, cashews and ½ cup water ... Read more
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Bible Study Guides – The Reformation Ends
November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010 - A dark and threatening day had come for the Reformation. Notwithstanding the Edict of Worms, declaring Luther to be an outlaw and forbidding the teaching or belief of his doctrines, religious toleration had thus far prevailed in the empire. God’s providence had held in check the forces ... Read more
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Bible Study Guides – It is Written—Unveiling the Sacred Text
December 5, 2010 - December 11, 2010 - The truths most plainly revealed in the Bible have been involved in doubt and darkness by learned men, who, with a pretense of great wisdom, teach that the Scriptures have a mystical, a secret, spiritual meaning not apparent in the language employed. These men are false teachers.
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Bible Study Guides – The Failure of a Ghastly Experiment
December 12, 2010 - December 18, 2010 - Blackest in the black catalogue of crime, most horrible among the fiendish deeds of all the dreadful centuries, was the St. Bartholomew Massacre. The world still recalls with shuddering horror the scenes of that most cowardly and cruel onslaught. The king of France, urged on by Romish ... Read more
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Bible Study Guides – The Power of Oppression Broken
December 19, 2010 - December 25, 2010 - Rome withheld the Bible from the people and required all men to accept her teachings in its place. It was the work of the Reformation to restore to men the word of God.
All Bible texts, unless appearing in quoted references or otherwise identified, are from the New King James Version.