A Love Letter

A Love Letter

From a loving Father to His children (I John 3:1), God inspired the Bible—His word of truth (John17:17).  As the good Father He not only tells His children what we should do, but also gives a record, cover to cover, of what He has done for you and me. It has been...
How Children Learn to Speak

How Children Learn to Speak

I heard a foreign language teacher say that a child generally speaks his first language better by the age of six than he will ever speak a second. There is a remarkable window of learning at this stage of life. Children acquire new words at an astounding rate even thoug...
Affection Speaks

Affection Speaks

The father of the faithful told a half truth (Gen. 20:1-12). His son, Isaac, told less truth than that when he, too, told the Philistine king Abimelech that his wife Rebekah was his sister (Gen. 26:7). Both men were found out, but the record tells that the king saw...
A Permanent Memorial

A Permanent Memorial

It is good to pay tribute to a brave soldier who died many years ago. She fought a good fight and endured many hardships, including criticism from family and friends. Yet Jesus Himself established a memorial in her honor. “Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this gospel...
It’s All You Need to Know

It’s All You Need to Know

Often quoted and perhaps the best-known verse of the New Testament, Jesus’ declaration of God’s love recorded at John 3:16 is a key verse of scripture. Some say that “It’s all you need to know.” It is not uncommon to see the reference on banners at sporting events, on t...