Posts from January 2018

Posts from January 2018

The Trophies of Jesus Christ

“Do you want arguments for soul winning? Look up to Heaven, and ask yourself how sinners can ever reach those harps of gold and learn their everlasting song, unless they have someone to tell them of Jesus, who is mighty to save. But the best argument of all is to be found in the wounds of Jesus. You want to honor Him, you desire to put many crowns upon His head, and this…

The Gift of the Church

The gift of God’s church to the Christian is the family to the orphan, the teacher to the student, the guardrail to the sliding, the hand up to the downcast, the opportunity for the eager, the meal for the hungry, the prayer meeting for the sick, the song for the songless, the shout of triumph for the battle weary, the net for the falling, the warning sign for the…

Only Sinful Parents Parent Well

Ok, ok, I admit, that title could be taken the wrong way.  But every parent knows the doubt and insecurity that avalanches into the soul when we react in anger or selfishness to our children or when we look at our imperfect example of the very character traits we require of them.  Sometimes children even use the sins of their parents as a manipulation leverage, looking…

The Bread of Life

  John 6:35 – Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.” Human beings are inescapably hungry.  We cannot go a day without experiencing some desire for something to eat.  Our food preferences are as diverse as kale and birthday cake.  But our hunger marks us all.  Jesus…