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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Christians Now

Christians Now

Quote; “Many mean to be Christians, sometime, but do not want to make the start just yet. . . . Not only are you losing much yourselves in giving to the enemy the very best part of your lives, but you are bringing your children up in the neglect of eternal things. They have your example, all on the wrong side. Your neglect is robbing them of the very knowledge which God makes it your duty to give them that they may learn to love, reverence, and obey the requirements of God. 1 John 2:28 “And now, little… Continue reading

Selfishness

Selfishness, not Love

Quote; “Kindly affections, generous impulses, and a quick apprehension of spiritual things are precious talents, and lay their possessor under a weighty responsibility. All are to be used in God’s service. But here many err. Satisfied with the possession of these qualities, they fail to bring them into active service for others. They flatter themselves that if they had opportunity, if circumstances were favorable, they would do a great and good work. But they are awaiting the opportunity. They despise the narrowness of the poor niggard who grudges even a pittance to the needy. They see that… Continue reading

Blind to our Sin

BLIND TO OUR SIN

The following is a true story (though the details tend to vary slightly according to which source you use.)

Back in 1893, there was a group of four sisters in Iowa. They called themselves the Cherry Sisters and made their stage debut in Cedar Rapids in a skit they wrote themselves.  It was terrible.  But, for three years, the Cherry Sisters performed to packed theatres throughout the Midwest.  People came to see them, to find out if they were as bad as they had heard!  Their unbelievably atrocious acting… Continue reading

On Loan

On Loan

God is speaking to us in so many different ways, especially through our Daily Scripture Reading Feast, but also in Sermons and Songs and in so many other ways as well, and He is always calling us to step up higher, to get closer and into a much deeper relationship with him.  We so often hear said, and say things like this ourselves, “I am in Control,” but let us consider this verse.  1 Corinthians 6:20 “For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.”… Continue reading