The Fourteenth Street Bridge

It is January, 1982. A heavy blanket of wet snow covers Washington, D.C. The snow has slowed down everything in its path. Businesses and the government have closed down early. The roads and the bridges crossing the frozen Potomac River are jammed. Seventy-five cities have reported record-breaking cold temperatures. For a moment the weather breaks…

Glory in the Savior

We need to understand this truth about the beloved Son of the heavenly Father, Jesus Christ. He couldn’t go back to Heaven and its glory until He had given Himself over to die on the Cross. Once this truth unfolds in our mind, it will help us understand how impossible it is for us to…

“Fear no Evil”

Are you always watching for fear to spring on you, when there is actually nothing currently taking place to be afraid of? How often we even find ourselves afraid of fear itself for no good reason! If you are a child of God, you should not be looking for fear, nor allowing it to come…

Only One Yoke

Have you ever felt like you have a yoke around your neck forcing you to go in a direction you do not want to go? Whenever a child of God recognizes that the spirit of the age we live in is trying to dictate to us and lead us in the wrong direction, we should…

God’s Way, God’s Word, Our Shield

The ways of God are not capable of being searched or laid out by men. All of His ways combined have no equal in their compatibility and goodness. They line up perfectly with His character and are to be admired because they all work together as one. His ways are without tarnish, and are never…

Seeking Blessing

Where are we in our walk with God? We can tell by looking at what we think about the most. If we are thinking about things that point to heaven, then we will be blessed. But if our thoughts are mainly all about matters here on earth, at some point the things we have longed…

Christ or the World?

How difficult it is today to tell the difference between the lives of the people in God’s Church and those outside of it! Each day it becomes clearer that the modern Church has been mostly taken over by worldliness. Many congregations build multi-building complexes to carry out their own worship, yet care very little about…

Jesus is Coming!

We read in many places in the Bible that the return of Jesus Christ to Planet Earth to take His bride away is near. And they all stress that we need to be ready when He comes. We should be eagerly watching and waiting for Jesus’ soon return. What better motive could His bride have…

Love Me

The last night of December, a man many years old settled down late in his bed. Not being one to celebrate the new year’s arrival with all kinds of raucous festivities and with individuals he had never seen before, or ever desired to see again, he had chosen to just reflect on the memories, good…

Recognizing Jesus in Your Storm

“And Peter…walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid” (Matthew 14:29–30). The waves on the sea were truly high, and the wind was truly violent and overwhelmingly turbulent. But Peter did not notice or take them into consideration at first. He simply realized that it…

How Does Your Conscience Cope with the Cross?

A Christian is someone who is true to Jesus Christ. Being a Christian also refers to a change concerning our conscience and what we strongly believe. Yet the Bible does not tell us to walk by the light of our own conscience, but by the light of the Lord instead. Jesus taught that we should…