What a Mess!

“What a mess!” How many times have you said this about person who has made a wreck of his life? How often have you said it about a family in constant turmoil? How recently have you said these words about what is happening in Washington, D.C.? The messes little...

Be Transformed Not Conformed

“And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (Rom. 12:2). The children of Israel wanted to be like the nations around them (I Sam. 8:20-22). Far...

May a Christian Fight For His Nation?

Whether or not a Christian may enlist in military service and then fight in carnal combat for his nation has been an issue among Christians for many generations. There have been, and still are, conscientious people who have opposed such enlistment. There have been,...

Politics and the Church

Several years ago I had the privilege of hearing an older gospel preacher preach on the subject of problems facing the church. I believe the lesson helped me more than any one lesson I’ve ever heard on the subject, because he spoke from his obvious years of...

Rational Emotions

God created us with feelings because He has emotions too. Jehovah has emotions. We read of Him being blessed. The Lord is happy to save souls.  “Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah” (Psalm 68:19 KJV). We also...