By Thomas E. Stephens Suppose someone were to offer me a thousand dollars for every soul that I might earnestly try to lead to Christ. Would I endeavor to lead any more souls to Him than I am endeavoring to do now?  Is it possible that I would attempt to do for money, even at … Read more

The Voice of the Holy Spirit

By G. D. Watson But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.” – John 14:26 It is the work of the Father to lead us to His Son … Read more

Extracts from “Victory over Trouble”

By G. D. Watson “Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.” – Job 5:7 DO NOT blame others when in trouble. To blame others for our troubles will create many evils. It will sour the heart and embitter the mind, thus poisoning the very depths of our spirits, which God purposes to … Read more

Two Kinds of Love

By G. D. Watson The love of God poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit is the sum and substance of true Christianity. Everything else that belongs to the Christian re­ligion is either a step to this love or else an effect that flows from it. Faith would be useless if it did not … Read more

The Arbiter of the Heart

By Thomas Cook The following was taken from the book New Testament Holiness, written in the early twentieth century; and the men of whom the author either spoke of, or quoted, were eminent clergymen of the Christian religion. “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in … Read more

A Deeper Death to Self

By G. D. Watson There is not only a death to sin, but in a great many things there is a deeper death to self – a crucifixion in detail and in the minutia of life after the soul has been sanctified. This deeper crucifixion to self is the unfolding and application of all the … Read more

Footsteps in the Way of Life

FOR THE CHRISTIAN’S DAILY USE I must live today as though it were my last day. 1. Never neglect daily private prayer. When you pray, remember that you are talking to God (1 Jn. 5:14). Pray vocally or silently during the day. Lift up your thoughts often to God for needed grace, help and comfort. … Read more

The Quaker Girl’s Dream

(Growing in God’s grace) “But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.” – 2 Peter 3:18 All Scriptures and Scripture references are from the King James Bible. I dreamed I was on my way to school when suddenly I noticed a great crowd of people on the green … Read more

Backsliding Or Fainting

By C. W. Naylor HELP FOR THE AFFLICTED CHRISTIAN I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. – Psalm 27:13 Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. – Hebrews 10:35 I HAVE KNOWN of hundreds of people who … Read more