fbpx
“Not Far From the Kingdom of God”

“Not Far From the Kingdom of God”

In Mark 12:28, when a scribe was impressed by the answers of Jesus, he posed a question about the foremost commandment. Jesus quoted Deuteronomy 6:4-5 and Leviticus 19:18. The scribe readily agreed and Jesus told him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God” (v. 34)....
“I Believe God”

“I Believe God”

In Acts 27:25, during a tremendous storm at sea, when “all hope” was lost that they should be saved, an angel of the Lord appeared to Paul and assured him that not one would perish, but that all would be rescued. Paul said of this heaven-sent message, “I believe God,...
To Realize …

To Realize …

In considering time in our world, Ephesians 5:16 teaches, “Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” Every Christian should be taught how to “number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12). In order to help us realize just how important time...
“Note Them”

“Note Them”

Paul said, “Brethren, join in following my example and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern” (Philippians 3:17). We wish to notice four points from this passage. The apostles serve as a pattern to us. Paul said, “Imitate me, just as I...
A Man and His Sons

A Man and His Sons

A man had three sons. He wanted to test their ability to discern; so he gave each of them a piece of an apple with a rotten spot on it. The first ate the whole apple; the second threw it away; and the third separated the bad and ate the good. The father noted that the...
Grumbling, Murmuring, and Complaining

Grumbling, Murmuring, and Complaining

In 1 Corinthians 10:10, Paul said, “Neither murmur ye, as some of them also murmured, and were destroyed of the destroyer.” The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia says that murmuring “is an outward expression of deep inward discontent and rejection of one’s...

Pin It on Pinterest