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When David Brainerd took the message of redemption to the North American Indians from 1743 to his death at age 29 just four years later, a revival bro...
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7:14
GIVING IT ALL AWAY-- Communion Mediation "In Ernest Gordon’s true account of life in a World War II Japanese prison camp, "Through the Valley of t...
THE NEXT ONE Eugene Peterson wrote about visiting a monastery. While on the way to the refectory for lunch, he and the monks he was visiting walked...
Scripture: Psalms 90:12
When we give our lives to Christ and become His follower we will want to hold on loosely to the things of this world. Back in 1987 on a commuter flig...
Contributor: Ray Ellis
Scripture: Luke 5:1-5:9
ILL. Do you remember Bubba Smith? He retired from professional football a few years ago. Then, after he retired from playing football, Bubba Smith...
Scripture: Acts 17:22-17:37
Tags: Christian Love
I read a recent magazine article about a pastor and his encounter with some unbelievers while having breakfast. Here is how he tells the story: “My...
“Aunt Bessie’s Pickled Beets!” 2 Corinthians 7:2-13 Key verse(s): 10:“Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, bu...
SELFLESSNESS SPARKS A WHOLE CHURCH When Yoido Full Gospel Church in South Korea was building its prayer mountain, they struggled in raising the fun...
Tags: Holy Spirit In Believers
CHRYSOSTOM ON ECCLESIASTES Eutropius had fallen into disgrace. As the highest-ranking official in the Byzantine Empire (late fourth century), he se...
Tags: Evangelism How To
ATHANASIUS CONTENDS FOR THE DEITY OF CHRIST If Jesus is something less than God, he has no right and no power to forgive our sins. If Jesus can’t f...
Scripture: Galatians 1:6-1:9