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 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

Victory over Trouble

By G. D. Watson “Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground; yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.” – Job 5:6-7 When in trouble do not blame others. Do not charge our mishaps and grief to other people or even to the … 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 all true religion, and everything else that belongs to the Christian re­ligion is either a step to this love or else an effect that flows out from it. Faith would be useless if … 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. The Arbiter of the Heart gives us a good understanding of how the peace of God can … Read more

A Deeper Death to Self

By G. D. Watson There is not only a death to sin, but in a great may 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 … 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 and 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

Be Filled with the Spirit

By Charles Finney You may have the Holy Spirit because God has promised to give Him to those who ask. “If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?” (Luke 11:13). If you ask … Read more