Category Archives: Encouragement

How Precious Are Your Thoughts To Me

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On Psalm 139 is likely familiar to most Bible students because of how it characters God as our all-knowing (v 1-6), ever-present (v 7-12) Creator (v 13-16). These verses are filled with … Continue reading

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You … Put My Tears Into Your Bottle…

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On Of the 150 Psalms in the Bible, five are identified as “a Michtam,” which means golden or profound.1 Easton’s Bible Dictionary says, The root of the word means to stamp or grave, … Continue reading

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Good News

Jim R. Mickells How often do you listen to the local or national news on T.V. and hear something good reported? Not nearly as often as you hear of things which are very troubling. When we read the newspaper, it … Continue reading

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The Sick Lady

Jim R. Mickells Now He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath. And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up. … Continue reading

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Looking To Jesus When Facing Trials

Lee Wildman We will all face trials and difficulties in our lives. The books of Job and Ecclesiastes and the stories in the Bible of the lives of the faithful make this abundantly clear. There will be injustice, war, bad … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to 1998

William J. Stewart Another year has passed. Just a few more days, and 1997 will be but a time in history. That requires of us that we look ahead. We often make plans for ourselves at the end of the year, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Keys To Cope With Stress

W. Frank Walton In our hurry-up, pressure-cooker world, everyone knows about stress. Such pressure comes from the various demands our fast-paced life places on us. Sometimes, they seem like they will pull us apart. Reading through the Gospel of Matthew, we … Continue reading

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