Religion

Grace and Mercy, or the Pit and Flames
A message to the people who do not yet know the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour. The title of our sermon shows the two choices that a loving, merciful, compassionate God has...
LEARNING THE WORD OF GOD
Some of us hear the minister or pastor read it on Sunday morning, some of us read it for ourselves, and some of us never read it. What am I talking about? It’s the word of...
“Real Christianity”
To recognize the counterfeit, you’ve got to study the real thing. I’ve been told that’s how experts learn to readily recognize counterfeit currency. They spend hundreds...
Nearer To God
Perhaps you are familiar with David Brainerd (1718-1747), faithful missionary to the Delaware Indians. I have pasted below his January 1, 1746 journal entry written when he...
The Great Light
  One of the recurring themes of both the Old and New Testaments is that the “fear of the Lord” is the beginning of wisdom and leads to all sorts of temporal and eternal...
“Our Unchanging God”
One year flows into another As the hands of time do move; That’s why we must always move forward In all we think, say and do. We cannot change what’s happened Or...
A Thought
“Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.  The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”  James 5:16   “If we...
SIMPLICITY OF GOD
                                                                                                      In the Book of Luke, chapter 2, there is a story about shepherds...
“The Anchor of Hope”
2017. It’s just around the corner. Somewhere around 48-72 hours away, depending on when you read this in your local newspaper. What will happen in the New Year? Will...
Happy New Year
  Most societies around the world attach at least some significance to the changing of the calendar from one year to the next.  Here in the U.S. we celebrate the changing...
I Will Never Leave Thee (Hebrews 13:5)
No promise of God is of private interpretation. Whatever God has said to any one saint He has said to all. When He opens a well of life giving water (Word) for one it is so...
THE BIRTH OF JESUS
The birth of Jesus Christ was the single most significant birth in all of history. There has never been another which can compare with His. There never will. The birth of...
“Happy Birthday, Jesus”
“Dear Jesus: “I’m writing this birthday letter to You to say ‘Happy Birthday’ this coming Sunday. Even though we don’t know the exact date of Your Birth, I’m thankful we...
Immanuel in the Flesh
  One of the greatest of all mysteries is the eternal, omnipotent, and omnipresent God voluntarily subjecting Himself to the limitations of time, space, and the flesh. The...
Saviour or Judge
I heard a story about the old West that I think would be worth repeating. A rancher who lived quite a ways from a small town had hitched his team of horses to a wagon and...