Fact, Fiction, and Guesswork in Bible Study

“And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel…and his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment” (I Sam. 8:1, 3). FACT: Samuel was a good man. Dedicated to God by his...

Pandemic Precautions the Christian Way

Social Distancing Proverbs 14:7 – “Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you do not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.” Psalm 1:1 – “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in...

Pride and Patience

My patience with myself, with others and with God is not what it should be. Is yours? We want everything Burger King style. I want it right away, my way, right now! Pride can often lead to impatience. It’s as though they are intertwined. Pride and impatience say “ME,...

Making Plans

“Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then...

Timeless Words for Families

“Ours, it is to be feared, is an irreverent age and land. The number of those who neither fear God nor regard man, is greatly multiplied. The whole providentially arranged system of things is reversed; and if there is any one motto which might be inscribed on the...