He Said the “H” Word!

He Said the “H” Word!

“Daddy,” the little boy whispered, “he said the ‘H’ word!” The word was “hell,” and the preacher was the one who said it — from the pulpit. It is good that a young child realizes that the word “hell” may be used as a “bad word.” It is sad that many people rarely hear...
How Does the Lord “Open” Hearts?

How Does the Lord “Open” Hearts?

In Acts 16 we read, “And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither. And a certain woman named Lyda, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which...
Holy Spirit Baptism

Holy Spirit Baptism

It was a sad day for the eleven apostles. Their Master was about to leave them and return to His Father in heaven, just as He had promised (John 14:1-2). For forty days Jesus had been teaching and preparing them for this separation and now it was here. He charged...
“Do You Want to be Made Well?”

“Do You Want to be Made Well?”

In John 5:1-8, John records that Jesus did not go to the temple; He went to the pool of Bethesda — a pool of healing. He encountered a man who had an infirmity 38 years. This man would have been at the pool a lot over his lifetime to get some sort of relief for his...
Holy Spirit Baptism

Baptism in Fire

“Then went out unto him Jerusalem and all Judaea, and all the regions round about the Jordan; and they were baptized of him in the river Jordon, confessing their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Ye offspring of...
Does God Want Me to Be Happy?

Does God Want Me to Be Happy?

Although this argument is not necessarily flawed, it is oversimplified. God, as a loving Father, wants His children to be happy, but He first wants them to be obedient. When one is obedient, then one will be happy. Several examples prove this assertion. Abraham...

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