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I would be happy, or so oft I say, If trouble could leave me somehow; If life started suddenly going my way, And not as it’s going right now. Oh! What a joy and blessing I’d be; I’d be a true servant, you know; If only my burdens weren’t bothering me, And life hadn’t brought
We continue to count it a blessing to serve Christ throughout the year. May Almighty God bless you in 2023!
Concerning the subject of Bible baptism, sincere and determined minds have discussed, debated and disagreed for centuries now. Many heated arguments, shouting matches, and more than a few fist fights have arisen around the issue. But the truth about baptism has never been, nor will it ever be, determined by consensus. What matters is not
One thing is certain: life in the flesh is fraught with pain, difficulty and suffering. Bad things happen, and they often happen to good people. Age, disease and sickness destroy our health. Family problems enter uninvited into our homes, threatening to destroy the lives and souls of those we love most dearly. Financial strain, job-related
The Israelites, safe on Canaan’s side of the Red Sea, celebrated a wonderful time of thanksgiving. The fifteenth chapter of Exodus contains the Song of Moses, a hymn of genuine thanks to God for Israel’s deliverance from Egyptian bondage. What a marvelous Thanksgiving Day that must have been! Unfortunately, their attitude of gratitude was short-lived:
Fanny Crosby serves as a wonderful example of gratitude. This most unusually talented lady, blind from the age of six, spent a lifetime writing the words to a good many of the songs in our hymnal. As a child, she penned the following lines: Oh, what a happy child I
Through troubles and struggles, Through stress and through strain, Through seasons of sorrow, And headaches and pain; I have a true helper; To calm and console. My God is my refuge, He shelters my soul. When life feels uncertain, When days are unsure, When all the world seems So stained and impure; I look to
–Author Not Known– We finally made it in the nick of time! (Wonder if Junior brought his dime?) Is HE going to lead singing?!…We need a change! He sings too fast and has too high a range. My it’s hot — and fans don’t help much… with all of the standing, singing, and such! Who’s
Jehoram, King of Judah and son of Jehoshaphat, was a scoundrel if ever there was one. Upon taking the throne he had all his brothers killed, along with some of the princes. He “did what was evil in the sight of the Lord.” (2 Chronicles 21:6.) He reigned over Judah for eight miserable years and
Many New Testament truths are stated in paradoxical form. A paradox has been loosely defined as “truth standing on its head,” and more exactly explained by Webster as “a statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or absurd but that may actually be true in fact.” When Jesus speaks of the last being first and the first