September 1, 2007
|A Fallen Church | Charles E. Orr||Compromise|
It is surpassing strange that one reformation does not profit by the downfall of the preceding ones.... The worldliness they could not once tolerate they are now themselves engaging in. Then the spiritual ones form another movement....
November 1, 2014
|Affliction and Glory | George D. Watson, 1894||Vision|
Just as the oak tree converts all chemistry into oak by the peculiar quality of its oak life, so the pure in heart, he that lives the Christ life, will from the dark chemistry of this world—its disappointments and suffering—turn all things into glory and praise.
August 1, 2007
|After I Believed | Mark P. Spinks||Sanctification|
I... was not completely satisfied that everything inside where I couldn't see it was just as God wanted it to be. I knew I had not done anything to displease my Lord, but I was also fairly certain that somehow He wanted something about me to be different than it was.
November 15, 2004
|A Fundamental Difference | W. H. Shoot||Compromise|
But now these very same writers and preachers... have repudiated their own teaching and are wearing many of the things they formerly taught against. So, according to their own statements... "The devil has seduced them."
September 1, 2011
|Almost All Are Welcome | Mark P. Spinks, 2011||Discipline|
The decision... had been that he would not be allowed in services from now on. Nothing else had worked. He would not be silenced; he would not voluntarily keep his seat. He had felt obligated to speak of teachings that were condemned by the ministers.
August 15, 2016
|“At Thy Word, I Will” | James R. Miller, 1904||Obedience|
Many people suffer from the ignorance of those whom they trust as guides. But in Jesus Christ we have a Leader who never errs in wisdom. He never gives wrong advice. He is never mistaken in His decision as to what we ought to do.