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Effective Fervent Prayer (2 of 2)

by William J. Stewart Last week, we considered Elijah, the wonderful example which James uses to demonstrate effective fervent prayer. This week, I want us to look at the context of James 5, and see this inspired man’s musings on … Continue reading

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Effective Fervent Prayer (1 of 2)

by William J. Stewart There are several occasions when events which took place in the Old Testament are used as lessons in faith for us in the New Testament. Consider the faith of Abraham, as he was willing to give … Continue reading

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Can we understand the Bible alike?

Unknown Recently a preacher raised the question: Can we all understand the Bible alike? He declared that we cannot, and asserted that those who believe that we can are simply entertaining an ignorant viewpoint. Your understanding, my understanding The claim … Continue reading

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Spectator or Participant

by Wayne Greeson The “Urban Dictionary” gives a satirical definition to the basketball term “sixth man” as: “A superfan who believes that his fervent support of a team will have a direct influence on the outcome of a game said team may be … Continue reading

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Some Scriptures About Mothers

by William J. Stewart Happy mother’s day! Below, I’ve included several texts which speak about mothers, in no particular order. What I hope we will see is the exceptionally important role a mother has, and the honour God wants us … Continue reading

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Buy Up Your Opportunities

by William J. Stewart The above phrase appears in the 1912 Weymouth New Testament rendering of Ephesians 5:16 and Colossians 4:5. To the people of Ephesus, Paul wrote, “Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not … Continue reading

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A New Creation

by William J. Stewart There are two texts in the Bible which specifically use the phrase “a new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15). That said, the concept is found in multiple places in the Scriptures. Other texts speak of … Continue reading

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Brethren And Business Meetings

by William J. Stewart Each local congregation of God’s people is charged with the responsibility of engaging in the work of the Lord. There is a need for edifying teaching, effective outreach, dedicated benevolence, appropriate discipline, etc.. There needs to … Continue reading

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I’m Going To Heaven, And I’m Taking You With Me

by William J. Stewart Several years ago, we had a visiting preacher with us for a weekend meeting. Following the Saturday evening study, while driving one of our visitors home, our enthusiastic evangelist asked how long she had been a member … Continue reading

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Do You Know God’s Word?

by William J. Stewart Hear the word of the Lord, you children of Israel for the Lord brings a charge against the inhabitants of the land: ‘There is no truth or mercy or knowledge of God in the land.’ (Hosea … Continue reading

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