July 11, 2004
|Parent and Child | Jacob W. Byers||Responsibility|
Dear parents, we hold the highest and most God-honored position in this world, and to a large extent hold in our hands the destiny of our own children.... Oh, that God may waken us to our important duties and opportunities!... We must grasp them now.
January 5, 2004
|Paula the Waldensian | Eva Lecomte, 1940||Story|
My father looked at her searchingly, with that new tenderness which I had seen frequently lately.... "I believe," said Rosa, "that she'd be happy to give us her last piece of bread if there was occasion for it." "Yes, and her life also, if that was necessary."
August 1, 2013
|Personal Love for Jesus | George D. Watson, 1896||Love|
Very few Christians reach such an intimacy with our dear Lord as to receive and appreciate His individual feelings. Jesus is an infinite lover, and nothing will satisfy Him but a pure, sacred, passionate, and personal love.
May 15, 2006
|Perverting the Ways of the Lord | Mark P. Spinks, 2006||Marriage|
The division that is caused by the gospel does not negate the family commitments.... No matter how reprehensibly the other acts, the regenerated child of God should and must be filled with the love of God for their companion.
November 1, 2015
|Preparation for Trial | James R. Miller, 1885||Trials|
There is a wide difference between being anxious about coming troubles and being prepared beforehand for troubles that may come.... Those only can truly live in quiet peace... who have already made preparation for anything that may come to them.
March 1, 2006
|“Probable Sons” | Amy Le Feuvre, 1896||Story|
"Uncle Edward... will you ask God to make Tommy come back home? His mother does want him so badly." "I will leave you to do that," was the curt reply. "Well, if you don't want to pray for Tommy, pray for God's probable sons, won't you?