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An Atheist Answered

"Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them" (Ephesians 4:18). It seems from what we have recently heard that the Christian religion is a huge blunder; that the Mosaic account of the Creation is an absurdity large enough to throw all... Read More

His Name Is Wonderful

The prophet lived in a dark time. For some three thousand years the world had been getting worse. Kingdoms had arisen and perished. As the captain of a vessel in distress sees relief coming across the water, so the prophet, amid the stormy times in which he lived, put the telescope of prophecy to hi... Read More

Mending the Bible

". . . "If any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city . . ." Rev. 22:19 You see it is a very risky business, this changing of the Holy Scriptures. A pulpit in New York has recently set forth the ... Read More

The Broken Pitchers

"And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal .... And they stood every man in his place round about the camp: and all the host ran, and cried, and fled" (Judges 7:20-21). That is the s... Read More

The Ministry of Tears

"God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes" (Revelation 7:17). Riding across a western prairie, wild flowers up to the hub of the carriage wheel, and while a long distance from any shelter, there came a sudden shower, and while the rain was falling in torrents, the sun was shining as brightly as... Read More

The Question Of Questions

"Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" (Acts 16:30). In a cell of the Philippian dungeon, dark, damp, chill, unilluminated save by the torch Of some official who comes to see whether they are yet alive, are two Ministers of Jesus Christ; their feet fast in instruments of torture, their shoulders drippi... Read More

The Reckless Penknife

"When Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with his penknife." -Jeremiah 36:23. We look in upon a room in Jerusalem. Two men are there. At the table sits Baruch the scribe, with a roll of parchment and an iron pen in his hand. The other man is walking the floor, as if strangely agitated. ... Read More

The Spider In Palaces

"The spider taketh hold with her hand, and is in kings' palaces" (Proverbs 30:28). We are all watching for phenomena. A sky full of stars shining from January to January calls out not so many remarks as the blazing of one meteor. A whole flock of robins take not so much of our attention as one blund... Read More

Weighed and Found Wanting

"Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting."—Dan. 5:27. Babylon was the paradise of architecture. The most elaborate structures of modern times are only the evidence of her fall. After the site of Babylon had been selected, two million men were employed for the construction of the wall... Read More

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