“The precious blood of Christ.” – 1 Peter 1:19 Just as it was the duty of the Israelites to mark the door posts of their house with the blood of the Lamb in order to be spared, so it is with the Christian; it is the one who is marked by the precious blood of… Continue reading The Precious Blood of Christ
Words and magic were in the beginning one and the same thing, and even today words retain much of their magical power. By words one of us can give to another the greatest happiness or bring about utter despair. . . Words call forth emotions and are universally the means by which we influence our… Continue reading Words
Let us learn from our Lord’s instruction about fasting, the great importance of cheerfulness in our religion. Those words, “anoint thy head, and wash thy face,” are full of deep meaning. . . . Are we dissatisfied with Christ’s wages, and Christ’s service? Surely not! Then let us not look as if we were. – J.… Continue reading Cheerfullness in Service
In the secret of His presence How my soul delights to hide! Oh, how precious are the lessons Which I learn at Jesus’ side! Earthly cares can never vex me, Neither trials lay me low; For when Satan comes to tempt me, To the secret place I go. When my soul is faint and thirsty,… Continue reading In the Secret of His Presence, How My Soul Delights to Hide!
…in such an hour as ye think not the Son of God cometh. Matthew 24:44 “Theologians call this the doctrine of the ‘imminent return of Christ’. Imminent means that it can happen at any moment. The implication is that we should live in a constant expectation of Christ’s return as it could be at any… Continue reading In Such an Hour…
The adventurous life is not one exempt from fear, but on the contrary one that is lived in full knowledge of fears of all kinds, one in which we go forward in spite of our fears. Many people have the utopian tides that others are less afraid than they are, and they feel therefore that… Continue reading The Adventure of Living
Behold a spotless victim dies, My surety on the tree. The lamb of God, the sacrifice, He gave himself for me! – Author Unknown