Holy Spirit Leading

Do you know there is absolutely no way we can relate to God without of the Holy Spirit? Without the Holy Spirit we cannot understand the Word (1 Corinthians 2:10-15) and therefore there is no way we can be guided into truth (John 16:13), or achieve wisdom. To not understand the truth means that the...

The Call to be a Giver

Charles Spurgeon, the great English preacher well known in his day, was once invited by a wealthy man to come to preach in a certain country church in order to help the membership raise funds to pay off a debt. The man told Spurgeon he was free to use his country house, his town...

God, Our Provider

Dr. W. A. Criswell pastor of 1st Baptist Church in Dallas once visited a wealthy businessman named James L. Kraft. Kraft told him that when he first started making cheese he desired to be rich and famous by making and selling cheese so he began working hard as a young fellow with a little...

Mindful of Amazing Grace

Do you remember the way we were when we first got saved? How interested we were in the Bible and all the questions we had because of all the reading and sermons we heard. Remember how often we prayed? It seems like we talked with God all the time. Remember how tired people got...

Being a Friend of God

The story is told of a little boy who was playing in his parent’s back yard. While playing he rolled a log over and became excited to find what he thought were worms. He became so occupied with these “worms” that he ignored the constant sting he felt. His mother, who came to the...

Designed By God

Here is an account of the Founder of Harvard, Thomas Shepard (1605–1649). One midnight, towards the end of his life, Shepard was found lying on his face in his study with a copy of the New England Gazette crushed in his hands. The reason was afterwards known. At the same time when a sermon of Shepard’s...