January 1, 2012
|Christ Lost and Found | Beverly Carradine, 1898||Salvation|
He was lost here according to this Scripture. And He was lost by those who loved Him. And lost in Jerusalem and in the Temple!.... And yet why be astonished when the same thing is happening today. Christ is still lost by His friends, and in Jerusalem, and in the Temple.
July 19, 2003
|Foundation Truth, Number 1 (Winter 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Salvation|
The Bible requires a pure heart—a failure on your part to get the Bible promise fulfilled in you will result in you missing heaven, for "blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God," and "without [holiness] no man shall see the Lord."
May 2, 2012
|God Values Your Soul | Fred Pruitt||Salvation|
God values your soul so highly that He gave His own Son to bear your sin and its penalty: to be reviled, defamed, cursed, put to shame and contempt, and slaughtered in crucifixion. What an immense price for your soul!
December 1, 2010
|Greasy the Robber | Anonymous/Unknown, 1940||Salvation|
Greasy shut the book and lay it under his pillow. Rolling himself in his covers, he tried to sleep, but sleep would not come.... Over and over again rose the picture of how the two travelers on their knees had pled to be spared.
October 1, 2016
|Heavenly Wisdom in Saving Souls | Daniel S. Warner, 1887||Salvation|
The best convincer that we are "the seed which the Lord hath blessed," is the actual fruit of salvation, the real deliverance of men from the power of sin, and the manifestation of the virtues of a holy life. Aim directly at getting men and women saved.
June 1, 2013
|How to Find the Christian Life | Charles E. Orr, 2013||Salvation|
Our getting to heaven depends upon the life we live here. If I owned the whole world I would rather lose it all than to miss heaven. But, except we live the true Christian life, this beautiful happy, eternal heaven will never be ours.
July 1, 2007
|How Two Little Boys Stopped Fighting | Mark P. Spinks, 1999||Salvation|
My brother arrived, and I faltered between being fascinated and being enraged. At one point, disgusted by the lack of ability to "play"... and irritated by his crying, I earnestly and sincerely suggested to my parents, "Let's take that baby and throw him in the river!"
October 1, 2012
|“I’m Glad I Settled It Last Night” | Herbert M. Riggle, 1918||Salvation|
A miner came to the altar seeking Christ.... After more than an hour of seeking, the minister dismissed the congregation, while he himself remained with the seeker. After a long time he suggested that they go home.... But the penitent man would not be put off.
February 1, 2018
|“Look unto Me, and Be Saved” | Charles H. Spurgeon, 1897||Salvation|
I sometimes think I might have been in darkness and despair until now had it not been for the goodness of God in sending a snowstorm, one Sunday morning, while I was going to a certain place of worship. When I could go no further, I turned down a side street....
December 1, 2008
|Salvation: Present, Perfect, Now or Never | Daniel S. Warner, 1895||Salvation|
Salvation is greater riches than all the gold, silver, and valuable treasures of this earth summed up together. A treasure that never faileth; a wealth so great that, to the happy possessor, everything of earth is, in comparison, reduced to dust and dirt.
July 1, 2015
|The Travail of Zion | Beverly Carradine, 1910||Salvation|
Travail is one of the sharpest pains known in the physical realm.... [God] applies it to the church, and says that such a suffering, burden, and agonizing cry must come on His people, before sons and daughters are born unto Him.
September 8, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 11 (February 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Salvation|
Though Rosie tried to enjoy playing with her little brother and sister, she could not. Every little bang or call made her jump and sent her heart into a flutter. What if someone had seen her when she had stepped on the dresser this morning and knocked the pitcher off?
May 1, 2007
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 42 (Spring 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Salvation|
No one looked like the miracle-worker of Joseph's dreams. A man sitting on a table was doing most of the talking. All about trees having fruit and good words coming from a good heart and stuff like that. Joseph was getting restless. Where was Jesus?
July 1, 2012
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 57 (Summer 2012) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2012||Salvation|
"What are you going to cut?" Mikal wanted to know. "A new home for our little trees," said Uncle Gene. "You see, grafting is like adoption. These little sticks are like children that are going to be adopted. We are going to choose a good home for them on this tree...."
November 1, 2012
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 58 (Fall 2012) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2012||Salvation|
"Chase is a wild and selfish kitten right now," Mom replied. "But if you get mad when she is naughty, she will be frightened of you. You must work to win her trust." Mom smiled. "If you take time to love her, she will learn to love you."
March 1, 2013
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 59 (Winter 2013) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2013||Salvation|
As the spirit of gloom filled the room, John took out his sword.... It was time to fight! "Don't be worried, Mother," he said quickly. "We prayed for you and I know God heard us. Remember that Jesus said, 'Believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.' "
February 1, 2015
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 66 (Winter 2015) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2015||Salvation|
Imagine a small child falling into a pit and calling for help. Wouldn't his father hurry to get him out? If the pit was very deep, the child would seem very far away, but wouldn't the father be even more eager to rescue him? That is how God looks at sin and forgiveness.
May 1, 2015
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 67 (Spring 2015) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2015||Salvation|
A little climbing rose had opened it's first bloom by the front door. "Grandma gave me that," Becky said with a bright smile.... "But where did you get this?" Mrs. Wise asked, pointing to the bramble bush. Becky thought a moment. "...I guess I've had it since I was born!"
August 1, 2015
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 68 (Summer 2015) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2015||Salvation|
"Do you know what a conscience is?... A conscience is something inside you that tells you if you have done something bad. It reminds us of things we have done that we should not have done." Misha understood. Yes, his conscience was talking to him.
October 1, 2004
|Tug of War | Amy C. Walton, 1898||Salvation|
I saw that they were close upon a terrible place, for mighty cliffs stood above the shore, and they were within a very short distance of a sheer and terrible precipice. "What are you dragging?" I cried to them. And a thousand voices seemed to answer, "A soul! a soul!"