The King Who Was A Perfect Servant

Jesus Christ is very God of very God, but when He came to mankind in the flesh, He took the form of a servant or bondslave upon Himself. There has only been one perfect Servant of God upon Earth, and, being the Son of God, Christ was the Servant of God in a way no…

He Lives – I Die

When we hear messages about the sufferings and death of Christ, we often learn that Christ dying for us on the cross of Calvary is the basis for being saved. But how often do we hear that we are to die with Christ? As descendants of Adam, we all ‘died’ in him, since death was all he had to pass down to us. Therefore,…

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…

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…

I Deny

The one thing that will bring believers in Christ face-to-face with a way of life that continues in sin is the cross of Christ. Yet many have come to the point where they have made peace with the sin in their life, so His cross now offends them. These people want Jesus in their lives,…

Loving This Present World

The Apostle Paul had reached the apex of his ministry to the people. He was now a prisoner condemned to die. But he had already stated earlier that, “I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course,…

Cut the Ballast!

It was a beautiful, mild Spring morning when Mr. Henry took off in the brightly colored hot air balloon with his new assistant, Cardone Stevens. It was just a routine training session, so the two ascended with little fanfare. In fact, the only other individuals around were an older man and his wife walking their…