B is for Biography Part 3

written by: Warren Wiersbe American evangelist Dwight Lyman Moody and British expositor G. Campbell Morgan were close friends, and it’s one of the ironies of preaching history that Morgan was “discovered” in the United States and Moody in Great Britain! In fact, it was Moody who brought Morgan to the States to minister at the […]

What Kind of Vessel Are You?

written by: Michael Catt In Second Timothy Chapter two, Paul wrote these words to a young minister named Timothy. “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work” ( 2 Timothy 2:21, NASU). Other translations read: “a vessel unto […]

Book Notices

If you are interested in quote books, you’ll have to go to Barnes & Noble or Amazon for these particular books, but they will provide you with insight into national and world leaders. Harper Perennial publishes the books. The books contain a treasury of quotes and anecdotes. There are a number of books in the […]

Eutychus: Take One Tablet

written by: Warren Wiersbe An unsuspecting archaeologist named Harvey Jenkins has made the find of the year at a dig near the ancient city of Nippur. It is a clay tablet with an inscription that has been deciphered as a dispensational chart. Fortunately, the tablet has the date 1863 B.C. stamped on it, so there […]

"What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone." — Winston Churchill

"There can be no courage in men unless God supports them by his Word." — John Calvin

"Take courage. We walk in the wilderness today and in the Promised Land tomorrow." — D. L. Moody

"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means, at the point of highest reality. A chastity or honesty or mercy which yields to danger will be chaste or honest or merciful only on conditions. Pilate was merciful till it became risky." — C. S. Lewis


"If we tamely give up our rights in this contest, a century to come will not restore us in the opinion of the world; we shall be stamped with the character of poltroons and fools and be despised and trampled upon, not by this haughty, insolent nation but by all mankind." — Ben Franklin

"There are two non-God religions. Nazism and Communism - two peas . . . Tweedledum and Tweedledee. You leave out God and you substitute the devil. You leave out love and you substitute hate." — Winston Churchill

"The future belongs to the free." — Ronald Reagan

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves." — Abraham Lincoln

"The only freedom that man ever has is when he becomes a slave to Jesus Christ." — R. C. Sproul

"The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion." — John F. Kennedy

"The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground." — Thomas Jefferson

"Let us not be unmindful that liberty is power." — John Quincy Adams

"Many free countries have lost their liberty and ours may lose hers — but if she shall, be it my proudest pleasure not that I was the last to desert but that I never deserted her." — Abraham Lincoln

"No man has a right to do as he pleases unless he pleases to do right." — Anonymous

"This is liberty: to know that God alone matters." — Donald Haukey

"The modern controversy over human rights calls urgently for a theological recovery of the metaphysical foundations of these rights. Human rights are grounded in God's transcendent will for man made in his image. The basis of human rights is not supplied by positive law nor can these rights be reliably defined by analyzing human nature or human experience." — Carl Henry

"Evil comes from the abuse of free will." — C. S. Lewis


A Faith That Functions

A STUDY IN JAMES WHEN YOU CAN’T STAND THE HEAT James 1:1-12 Introduction Prepare For Problems v. 2-4a Count Consider Comprehend v.3 “patience” “endurance” The immediate result of testing is endurance. v. 3 The ultimate result of testing is a mature faith. v. 4 Cooperate v.4 Perceive the Purpose v. 4b-8 James offers two reasons […]

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall

James 1:18-27 Respond Properly to the Word. James 1:19; Acts 20:9 “quick” “slow” – Prov. 10:19; 17:27; 29:20 “slow” God wants hot hearts not hot heads. React Properly to the Word. James 1:21-24 It requires a proper cleansing. v. 21a “filthiness” “all that remains of wickedness” It requires a proper attitude. v. 21b Is there […]

Spurgeon’s Sermon

The following outline has been adapted and abbreviated from Spurgeon’s Sermon Notes published by Hendrickson Publishers, pages 211-214 Isaiah 45:22 “Look unto me, and be ye saved all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is none else.” WHAT MEANS THIS WORD ‘LOOK’ IN REFERENCE TO GOD? It includes many things; […]