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."
July 27, 2003
|Foundation Truth, Number 2 (Spring/Summer 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Church|
The unity that Paul and Apollos had was not a negotiated one.... The essence of that unity came from each being in unity with God. This produced a oneness in Him that did not depend on careful posturing and positioning with each other.
January 27, 2004
|Foundation Truth, Number 3 (Autumn 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Faith|
"The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God."... Someone has stated that the fool says this in his heart without the full consent of his mind, for if it be difficult to prove by human reasoning that there is a God, it is utterly impossible to prove that there is not.
August 30, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 10 (December 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Trust|
Don't you know that there are lots of times it is hard to be cheerful and kind? It is like a stormy winter day when plants don't want to grow.... But Jesus has a way for us to "sprout" on those stormy winter days.
May 17, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 5 (February 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Contentment|
If seedlings don't get light, they will start looking for it, because light is what helps them grow. In the Bible, Jesus is called our Light. If we don't come close to Him each day, we won't grow in our hearts like we should.
May 24, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 6 (April 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Decision|
The next day a strange thing happened. God had always taken care of them so that they always had food to eat, even during the hard times of the war. But now no money came in the mail and hardly any food was sent.... Soon they were very hungry.
May 31, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 7 (June 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Love|
"Won't fight, huh." Eric gave his twisted arm a yank which brought another cry of pain from Johnny. "When I tell you to fight, you better fight! Or you'll wish you had," he continued grimly. Peter laughed with glee. "Get him, Eric. He's too scared to fight!"
August 2, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 8 (August 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Examination|
"Push," said Josh. Timothy sighed. He pushed Josh a little bit. "More," said Josh. Then a thought came to Timothy. If he pushed Josh very hard, Josh might get scared. He would cry. He would want to go to Mother. And Timothy could play by himself!
August 22, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 9 (October 2000) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2000||Decision|
Precious... tossed on her crown of love, but didn't have time to adjust her veil of quietness.... Princess Kind-to-All had planned a party and Precious didn't want to be late. She bounded down the steps... and did not notice her ring fall to the floor.
February 23, 2004
|Foundation Truth, Number 4 (Winter 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Sanctification|
The Holy Spirit brings us to this—it is far beyond the capacity of man to enter into this rest on his own. We can resist and limit God.... Or we can allow the Holy Spirit to have His way and take us from the wilderness into this spiritual land of Canaan.
March 1, 2004
|Foundation Truth, Number 5 (Spring/Summer 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Consecration|
It takes time for God to teach you His voice and how to find the mind of the Lord. Look to Him now about the little decisions of life. Don't rush ahead with your own desires and wishes. Wait on Him. Pray for His direction.... He will prepare you if you let Him.
September 8, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 11 (February 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Truth|
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?
September 27, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 12 (April 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Grace|
"There he comes again," said Annie. "He walks this way and seems to be looking for something. He walks slow, and is without his hat. He puts his hand to his head, as if he did not know what to do. Oh, sister, he has gone in again; what shall we do?"
October 6, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 13 (June 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Warfare|
It stood before her now, tall and mysterious. What could be so dangerous about it? Broken bricks lay piled in the grass near the window, and as Rosie stepped closer she felt a cool breeze brush her face. What treasure was hidden behind those dark walls?
October 12, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 14 (September 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Sin|
Juan was impatient. "Coco, you must hurry or we will never get done," he said sharply. But the little burro only plodded. "Get off and walk, Lucita," Juan said. "You are probably too heavy for him when it is so steep." So Lucita walked behind, holding the red scarf tightly.
October 22, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 15 (November 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Trust|
"I don't think you really want this kind of doll, Precious. Even though it's cheap, it's not worth the money." Self-pity tears filled Precious' eyes. "But Mama... I love her, I really do. I don't care if she's got a broken finger. And I have the money... she's on sale...."
October 27, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 16 (December 2001) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2001||Sin|
Daniel pretended not to notice when Chad... began looking over the new Pigeon-Raiser's Guide. I really don't care, anyway, he told himself, and began poking at the fire. Dad sat down in a nearby chair. "So, Daniel, how did your pigeons like their new loft?"
November 12, 2002
|Foundation Truth, Number 6 (Spring 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Humility|
Acknowledgment of truth is the first and vital step to getting help. This truth runs contrary to the philosophy of influence... the skill of easing people into a better condition. The way of the cross is the way of acknowledgment—it is a stark confrontation.
December 13, 2002
|Foundation Truth, Number 7 (Autumn 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Sanctification|
Making up your mind and setting your will, in themselves, are necessary to do the works of man; but, if you want to do the works of God, the work of God must be done in you first, in all its completeness.
December 28, 2002
|Songs and Stories: Book 1 | Various, 2002||Story|
"Oh, Mother!... I never thought of that. Do kneel down with me, and ask God to forgive me, and help me to forgive Jack." So they prayed a long time; and when, at last, they rose from their knees, Willy looked as if he were at peace with all the world.
March 22, 2003
|The Extraordinarily Appropriate Gift | Mark P. Spinks, 2002||Jesus/Savior|
We needed someone like this—oh, how we needed and do need Him! He has exactly what we need. He is not too high and beyond our reach, and He is not too low. We needed someone holy who could make us holy and keep us holy.
November 10, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 17 (February 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Trust|
"I don't like waiting," Edward said. "Why can't we try the cookies now, Alice?" "They're not ready yet," his sister said, sliding the tray in the oven. Grandpa chuckled from his easy chair. "How about a story while we wait for them to bake?"
December 6, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 18 (April 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Warfare|
Precious felt very pleased with herself when she had finished the sleeve. "I don't think I need Mother Matron's help at all.... It will be a surprise to show her how much I've done."... The fabric didn't meet at the edge, but a quick scissors snip took care of that.
December 15, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 19 (June 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Obedience|
"She can draw cool people, too," said Janice. "Last week she won a prize in our church fair." "I'm going to be a movie artist when I grow up," said Juliann. "Hey Jan, can I see your new movie-star Barbie?" Janice pulled a shiny box out of the closet.
December 20, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 20 (August 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Giving|
A scientist is someone who studies the world God has made. Scientists want to find out how and why things work.... So let's be a scientist and study things in the King's Garden today!... Scientists begin with a question. Our question today is: What can weeds tell us?
August 12, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 21 (October 2002) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2002||Contentment|
"Don't you think it would be better to keep busy trying to serve others, rather than getting into trouble for being a pest?" Grandpa said to Edward, his eyes twinkling. "God is pleased when we do hard things patiently. He will help us be kind when others are cross."
June 29, 2003
|Divorce and Remarriage | Richard J. Erickson, 2003||Marriage|
In understanding these scriptures, it is important to understand who Paul is addressing, and also when he is giving commands of the Lord, and when he is giving counsel. The context makes so much difference in meaning, whatever the language.
June 15, 2003
|Foundation Truth, Number 8 (Spring 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Church|
God, in dealing with us, does not take away our humanity.... the work of God in the earth—His church overall and each member's individual walk with God—can be a perfect blend of the Divine and the human if we allow the Lord to have His way.
November 4, 2003
|Foundation Truth, Number 9 (Autumn 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Victory|
"Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy." Do you believe this? Do you really believe that God is able to keep you from falling and to present you faultless?
January 10, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 22 (January 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Humility|
Daniel was tired of his talking, and disappointed that he had spotted the ripped bark first. "Just be quiet a bit," he grumbled. "You're scaring all the animals." Just then he noticed a large, rounded shape in the snow and pulled out his track guide. Could it be...?
March 1, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 23 (February 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Responsibility|
God made the world and all that is in it for a reason. He made us on purpose. When I do something "on purpose," I have a plan and a reason to do it. God has a plan and a reason for us. He wants us to walk with Him and be with Him, just like Jesus was.
May 3, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 24 (April 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Obedience|
"You've ruined it!" Justin screamed, and threw himself down to pound the dirt. Teddy was crying and Rochelle was calling for help. Justin didn't listen. The go-cart that he had worked so hard to build was smashed! Tears blinded his eyes.
July 13, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 25 (July 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Assurance|
"Rats. They are chewing on something," said Precious. "I'm going to see what it is." She turned the door handle and poked her head into the dark room. The scratching stopped. "Get a flashlight," she whispered to her brother.
September 21, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 26 (September 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Love|
Terry noticed a brush pile next to the lawn. There were probably snakes living in it, Terry thought.... "Miss Richardson," said Terry, "there are snakes in that pile of brush!" "Terry," Miss Richardson replied, "the only snake around here is the one in your ear!"
November 18, 2003
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 27 (November 2003) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2003||Love|
The bicycle seat just fit them both, but it was hard to keep balanced. It wavered back and forth down the driveway.... Suddenly the pedals jammed and the bike screeched and fell over. Rosie's elbow hurt, but Emma was screaming like her leg was broken.
September 11, 2004
|Foundation Truth, Number 10 (Summer 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Decision|
"Can I find, do you think, one answer, one description, which will suit you all—fisherman, mothers, boys and girls, artists, merchants, gentlemen, the old man and the little child? Yes, I can.... Each of you, without exception, might write this—I am a servant.
November 27, 2004
|Songs and Stories: Book 2 | Various, 2004||Story|
"Everybody can't be like Christopher Columbus, Mama." "Maybe not, my dear boy, but everyone can imitate Christ. Wicked men... mocked Him, blindfolded Him, and smote Him in the face.... If you will pray to Christ, He will make you a brave, manly Christian."
January 14, 2004
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 28 (January 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Giving|
Determine to always do the right thing, for Jesus. When you feel like stopping, do a little more. Give all your problems and the praise of others to Jesus for baking. When the trials of disappointment and troubles come to test you, pour on a little unselfishness.
March 22, 2004
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 29 (March 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Kindness|
I think this little bunny has a good lesson to teach us. If we pulled a baby rabbit out of the pile of fur, it would be sure to crawl right back in. Even though it is only a tiny blind baby, it knows to stay where it is warm and safe.
May 9, 2004
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 30 (May 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Obedience|
Taylor lived on a farm. He and his brother, Antonio, had the greatest places to play! There were bushes and trees and blackberry vine thickets. And all over were little paths that Taylor and Antonio had made. "Don't get in the poison oak plants," Taylor said.
August 1, 2004
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 31 (July 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Examination|
How do you think you can show that you love God? Not by saying things with your lips. Anyone can do that. Think instead about saying things with your hands and feet today. Will you give God your time and energy and please Him in every way you can?
October 16, 2004
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 32 (October 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Humility|
Daniel felt trapped. If he said Jesus was his Captain, Dad would ask why he hadn't been sharing. But it didn't seem fair to share a personal refuge. He didn't want to be selfish, really. "I don't know," he muttered. "I just wanted to be by myself."
January 1, 2005
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 33 (December 2004) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2004||Light|
"They must be real heroes," said Edward. Grandpa chuckled. "Heroes? I should say that they were ordinary people that found an extraordinary source of power. But God has that same power to overcome your enemies, if you will put your faith in Him."
January 22, 2005
|Foundation Truth, Number 11 (Winter 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Humility|
Jesus was quick to give the credit to God. Although He was God Himself... He quickly and reflexively gave the credit for virtue to His heavenly Father. It is this set of heart and mind that avoids the pride of life and lives in humble reliance upon God.
December 1, 2005
|Foundation Truth, Number 12 (Summer 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Church|
It is all uphill to the top of the mountains. Also, for people to flow together in this manner, they must melt. There are a whole lot of things that can only work in the Bible pattern if the melting occurs.
March 1, 2005
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 34 (February 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Forgiveness|
Suddenly the quiet of the room was broken by the bark of Fred's dog, Watch. Slave hunters had tracked us to this very place! ...The rough men searched the house below. The peace of the night had disappeared and danger was very near.
May 19, 2005
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 35 (April 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Prayer|
"Candy?" Spiteful looked surprised. He pulled the silver case out of his pocket and turned it over in his dirty hands. "Open it like this, see?" Precious said, unsnapping the case. The peppermint stick rolled out.... "It's for you. I hope you like it," Precious said quietly.
December 17, 2005
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 36 (September 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Humility|
Daniel rolled his eyes and walked off. I don't like Robert and I don't want to be his friend, Daniel thought. I guess I'm really prejudiced. Maybe if I found a box of Robert's drawings I would burn them. Hitler burned people's things. Daniel frowned.
February 1, 2006
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 37 (December 2005) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2005||Perseverance|
Snip! Snip! The proud vine is pulled off the wall. There, I have cut it down and it won't bother our raspberries again! you say. You must not know brambles. Cutting it down is not enough—we must now get out our shovels and dig out the root or it will grow back.
November 1, 2006
|Fellowship Is of the Spirit | Jennie C. Rutty, 1900||Fellowship|
A great many... have only an intellectual understanding without an actual experience in the soul. They... are often received as the children of God by those who do not discern between the "fellowship of the Spirit" and a mere fellowship of doctrine.
May 1, 2006
|Foundation Truth, Number 13 (Spring 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Bible/Word|
The men were getting pretty discouraged, and Major Powell would tell them, "Hang on, we'll make it through, we've got to explore this canyon. That's what we set out to do." ...It was starting to look more promising, and then those kind of rocks again.
September 1, 2006
|Foundation Truth, Number 14 (Summer 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Holy Spirit|
Whether we are stable or easily unravel, stiff or delicate, able to stretch to meet a life of continual strain or remaining constant in places of high demand, His purposes surpass our understanding. Will we be but yielding fabric in the Master's hands?
January 1, 2007
|Foundation Truth, Number 15 (Autumn 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Abiding|
Men have their policies; they learn and adjust. God does not learn; He knows. Men compel obedience for the greater good. God reveals enough truth to those who have ears to hear that a man can work when the Father works.
April 1, 2012
|Jehoshaphat and Ahab | Mark P. Spinks, 2006||Compromise|
Jehoshaphat got too far from God and too close to Ahab. The same will happen to you and me unless we live continually in the presence of the Holy Spirit. Without His aid... sin does not appear so exceedingly sinful anymore.
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.
April 1, 2006
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 38 (February 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Trials|
Isaac.... avoided his master, who sat like a beggar in his own yard, scraping oozing sores.... All that was good was gone. How could Master Job keep trusting God now? Maybe he and Anna should leave before everything was destroyed.
July 1, 2006
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 39 (April 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Kindness|
The trouble started the following week when Rosie came back from her piano lessons. "Emma, do you want to play in my new house?" Rosie asked. Emma grabbed her dolls and followed Rosie out to the playhouse. But something was wrong.
December 25, 2006
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 40 (Fall 2006) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2006||Selfishness|
"In trouble?" Grandpa asked. "Yes," Edward growled. "I'm always the one.... I was building a bridge with the new bulldozer but Mom said I had to share and it isn't fair! Now I can't play at all and Sammy's going to wreck everything."
February 1, 2007
|Correcting Children | Fred Pruitt, 2007||Parenting|
It takes wisdom from above to know when to correct.... One method or rule will not apply to every child, since they have different temperaments, different dispositions, and also much variation in intellectual comprehension.
April 1, 2007
|Foundation Truth, Number 16 (Winter 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Idolatry|
How precious the experience of a clear conscience and a soul at rest! But, if not jealously guarded and valued, it surely can be stolen from us. How can we guard this priceless treasure? By placing extreme value on it.
June 1, 2007
|Foundation Truth, Number 17 (Spring 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Examination|
So then I turned from the One who loved me the most and severed the last tie of my salvation. I promise you that it was not the most happy time in my life. It was the darkest. And the most hurtful. God left me alone pretty much.
November 1, 2007
|Foundation Truth, Number 18 (Summer 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Church|
Immediately I got the money, the Lord's voice again came to me saying: "Send most of the money to your family." Whenever the Lord speaks, there is a finality and so joyous a conviction that it cannot be easily mistaken.
March 1, 2007
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 41 (Winter 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Vision|
Ernie didn't feel like doing a good job.... This time, Ernie thought, I'm going to take every shortcut that I can. He drove up at the house site. It was the most beautiful place that Ernie had ever seen for a house. But Ernie did not feel beautiful inside.
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?
October 1, 2007
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 43 (Summer 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Obedience|
The Bible says that He "learned obedience by the things which he suffered." That means Jesus didn't always feel like obeying and pleasing His parents, but He did it anyway. He set His ears to listen. His heart was ready to obey.
March 1, 2008
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 44 (Fall/Winter 2007) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2007||Thanksgiving|
Today Cocoa Puff had been more interested in finding a way out of the fence than enjoying the taste of salt. She knew the master wouldn't like it. But why should she mind that? Cocoa Puff... had begun to be quite sure that her own way was best.
January 1, 2008
|Foundation Truth, Number 19 (Winter 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Prophecy|
The prophecies were intended for the comfort and edification of those who have paid the price of buying the truth. They cannot be properly understood in all the fullness of their blessing until this step is taken.
June 1, 2008
|Foundation Truth, Number 20 (Spring 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Fellowship|
Miracles do not proceed from my high ambition to do great work for Jesus. He took the little they had to offer and blessed it and broke it. Blessed and broken. How simple and humble are God's ways of working!
October 1, 2008
|Foundation Truth, Number 21 (Summer 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Vision|
Jephthah knows about God, and his knowledge about God is correct, but Jephthah doesn't know God! Think of this! He is facing the greatest crisis of his life, and he doesn't know God! He only knows about Him.
December 1, 2006
|Highways and Hedges | Grace G. Henry, 1958||Biography|
There appeared... letters in blazing light, as plain as the handwriting on the wall in the house of Nebuchadnezzar. They appeared just above the group of little faces. The message slowly spelled out, "India's helpless little ones are calling you."
September 1, 2008
|How I Found the Church of God | Mark P. Spinks, 2008||Church|
I prayed earnestly that God would direct me where I should live and labor next. I was plainly directed to a certain congregation, and it was in that place that I first plainly and clearly saw the church of God functioning as it should.
April 1, 2008
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 45 (Spring 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Weakness|
Do you know that there is a time to cry? I'm not talking about crying about your blocks falling over. You aren't a baby anymore. But we all need to be like babies in one way. We need to realize when we need help.
August 1, 2008
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 46 (Summer 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Obedience|
Mark decided to begin sneaking around at night. No matter how silently he moved in the daylight, someone could still see him. He could be a better sneak in the dark.... He didn't think that God, who records everything we think and do, was watching him.
January 6, 2009
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 47 (Fall/Winter 2008) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2008||Truth|
I ran into my room and lay on my bed, and prayed very earnestly. "O God, please don't let Mommy die!" Then I thought how big God was, that He could do anything. "Please put Your hand over my mom and protect her," I prayed.
March 1, 2009
|Foundation Truth, Number 22 (Winter 2009) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2009||Worship|
It is very important that we understand the differences in these experiences. It is possible to mistake our physical and intellectual delights for spiritual experiences when actually our spiritual being has received no divine inspiration at all.
November 1, 2009
|Foundation Truth, Number 23 (Autumn 2009) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2009||Temptation|
A man who prays can spiritually afford to be generous. He can afford to let others have the last word. He can afford to appear inferior in argument. Abram knew that God would take care of him regardless, so he could afford to be generous.
May 1, 2009
|Not Looking, but Trusting | William J. Harney, 1915||Prayer|
Elijah would not... look at surroundings and circumstances. To look would have meant discouragement; to look would have defeated God's purpose... to look would have meant the loss of all. So he covered up his "lookers," and just would not look.
June 1, 2009
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 48 (Spring 2009) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2009||Trust|
"Does the devil talk to everyone?" he asked. "Why, yes," said Mother. "He will whisper bad ideas to anyone who will listen. But there are two voices. God's Spirit always tells us to do what is right. I hope my little boy will always listen to the right voice."
December 13, 2009
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 49 (Summer 2009) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2009||Faithfulness|
"I see," said the old man. "Faithful only as long as you think best? Last week you didn't take the grain to the mill because you were too busy. The smallest disobedience makes you untrustworthy, my boy."
January 1, 2010
|Treasures of the Kingdom, Number 50 (Fall 2009) | Timeless Truths Publications, 2009||Confidence|
"Bang! Bang!" Ezra shouted. It was dark. He stumbled over something big and furry. He was smacked in the head and scratched with giant claws. Ezra swung his rifle as hard as he could! There was a yelp and Ezra tumbled over.
April 1, 2009
|Was the Devil Ever in Heaven? | Ostis B. Wilson, Jr., 1970||Devil/Demons|
Jesus taught His disciples to say when praying, "Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven." Now, if angels in heaven sinned, then God's will was not done in heaven.