Month: September 2017

The Good Shepherd

Three times in the New Testament, the Lord Jesus is described as a Shepherd. First, He is described as the Good Shepherd. Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth His life for the sheep” (John 10:11)…. Read More ›

Pride Produces Ruin

“Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall” (Proverbs 16:18). Do you know why many are in financial ruin? Because of pride. They bought things they didn’t need with money they didn’t have to impress people they… Read More ›

Why Friendship?

Proverbs 27:17 says, “Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.” A real friend has a sanctifying influence on your life. He will make you a better person. Ask yourself this question, “Am I a better… Read More ›

Things That Count

Do you consider yourself religious? Paul remembered the time when he was religious but he was lost. When God saved him, he discovered that in spite of his religion and legalism, he was bankrupt, blind and bound for hell. Not only did this… Read More ›

What Is Your Name?

God will break you, but He desires to bless you. The angel said to Jacob, “What is thy name?” And he replied, “Jacob.” Now, the word “Jacob” itself means “supplanter,” conniver — in modern English, con-artist. Do you think God… Read More ›

Others…

There is a story that is told of Salvation Army founder William Booth. In his later years and in frail health, he was invited to say a word of encouragement to a convocation. Unable to attend, he sent a telegram… Read More ›