Three Laws Broken in Daniel

A health regulation (Dan.1). The king of Babylon ordered Daniel and his companions to eat choice foods and to drink wine for their physical health (v.5). This was not a simple request. It was a legal requirement because the word of a king was the law (Ecc. 8:4). But...

Confidence in Comparing

One of the worst kinds of pride is family pride. It is right for a family to feel good about the achievements of its members and to be thankful for its success. But when that feeling of self worth crosses over into vanity and arrogance, true character and spirituality...

The Mission of the Church of Christ

Jesus said, “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh when no man can work” (John 9:4). Later Peter said, “For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye...

Young Leaders?

With age comes understanding. No other education can give the wisdom and common sense that come from years of experience. That is why it is wise to seek the guidance of older people and foolish to scoff at it. When Samuel the prophet was old, he made his sons judges...

“The Apple Usually Does Not Fall Far From the Tree.”

I think that most people in this country have heard the expression, “The apple usually does not fall far from the tree.”  When thinking about this from the immediate perspective, this is true.  Any who has had experience in collecting apples from an apple tree knows...