Bible Verses: Hebrews 11:6Hebrews 11:1Ephesians 2:8Romans 10:17John 3:14-15John 5:19-21Read More
For Reading and Meditation: John 8:21-36
We saw yesterday that the phenomenon of catharsis comes about not simply through telling someone else our troubles, but when that other person is a warm, accepting and understanding individual. Psychologists believe the explanation for this to be the fact that the warm, accepting manner of the helper is so directly...
Bible Verses: John 8:21-36John 8:11John 3:1-18John 5:24Romans 8:1Romans 8:34Revelation 12:10Read More
For Reading and Meditation: John 3:1-17
Yesterday';s point about God finding great pleasure in His Son is worth pursuing as so much hangs on it when contrasting the Bible with the sacred books of other faiths. It seems strange to me that God should have so much to say about His Son in the Bible and yet ignore Him when...
Bible Verses: John 3:1-17John 3:16Luke 22:70Matthew 16:16Hebrews 1:3Read More
For Reading and Meditation: Acts 4:1-12
We looked yesterday at the statement to the effect that all religions are the same. We must watch out for such statements, for when they are repeated over and over again, and by seemingly sincere people, we can be brainwashed into accepting them. In 1966, when the first multi-faith service was held in an Anglican church in...
Bible Verses: Acts 4:1-12John 3:1-17John 6:35John 14:6Read More
Nicodemus is well-known. His story has often been told. We study here, the beginning of his Christian life. It is the fashion to speak slightingly of his coming to Jesus by night. It is sometimes said that it was cowardly. But this may not be a fair criticism. Night may have been the best time for him to make his visit. It may have been the...
Bible Verses: John 3:1-15John 3:3John 3:6Read More
Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee" (Jer. 31:3).
God is the first and only Cause. He always makes the first move. "For God so loved. . . that He gave"; "Ye have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you" (
Bible Verses: Jeremiah 31:3John 3:16John 3:151 Peter 5:10John 6:44Read More
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith. Hebrews 12:2
Let us think of our intelligent plain man mentioned in chapter six coming for the first time to the reading of the Scriptures. He approaches the Bible without any previous knowledge of what it contains. He is wholly without prejudice; he has nothing to prove and nothing to defend.
Such a man will not have read long until his mind begins to observe certain truths standing out from the page. They...