Peace becomes more stable and joy abounds in proportion as we grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and become more conformed practically to his holy image. It is because ...
THE truth we claim to have received into our hearts is “the doctrine which is according to godliness” (1 Tim. 6:3), and therefore the more our daily lives be conformed thereto the clearer proof do we give that our character and conduct is regulated by heavenly principles. It is by our fruits we are known... Continue Reading →
“BRETHREN, give diligence to make your calling and election sure” (2 Pet. 1:10) is the Divine exhortation—one which has puzzled many. Yet it should not: it is not to secure it Godward (which is impossible), but to make it more certain to yourselves and your brethren. And how is this to be accomplished?” Why, by... Continue Reading →
“HEREIN is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit: so shall ye be my disciples” (John 15:8). That does not mean we become the disciples of Christ as a result of our fruitfulness, but that we make manifest we are his by our fruit-bearing. They who bear no fruit have no vital union with... Continue Reading →
None can possibly make any progress in the Christian life unless he first be a Christian. It is indeed striking to note that this title is used by the Holy Spirit in a twofold way: primarily it signifies an “anointed one”; subordinately it denotes a “disciple of Christ.” Thereby there are brought together in a... Continue Reading →
We are living in a day when confidence is lacking; when skepticism and agnosticism are becoming more and more prevalent; and when doubt and uncertainty are made the badges of culture and wisdom. Everywhere men are demanding proof. Hypotheses and speculations fail to satisfy: the heart cannot rest content until it is able to say,... Continue Reading →