Born in the House of Bread

Christ was born in Bethlehem. The literal meaning for the name Bethlehem is "The House of Bread." Jesus was not born in the house of royalty, or the house of riches, or the house of...

The Parable of the Teacup

A couple used to go to England to shop in its beautiful stores. They both liked antiques and pottery and especially teacups. On their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, in a beautiful shop they saw a...

Three Tears from a Savior’s Eye

Big boys don't cry.   So we tell little boys when they fall. Then they read in their Bibles that Jesus wept. Does that mean He was a 'sissy'? No. One has to consider the...

No Games With God

Human beings play games with each other. I'm not talking about games like baseball or golf. I am thinking instead of those generally called "mind games." You have either played them, have had them played...

King Jesus’ Kingdom

Jesus is offering citizenship in His kingdom right now. Won’t you take Him up on it?

The World’s Most Popular Thief

History’s most popular thief is the one who died on a cross beside Jesus. He is one of the best-known characters in the Bible, although he is mentioned in only three of its 1,189...

7 Signs

The book of John focuses on seven of Jesus’ miracles, and a careful study of each provides us with principles of encouragement. Disappointments? Remember when Jesus addressed an embarrassing moment by turning water into...

Something Special About that Day

“And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight” (Acts 20:7). ...

Three Arguments for the Existence of God

Evolution has fashioned gods of its own design and named them Mother Nature and Father Time. James Hewitt tells of a family of mice who lived in a large piano.  In their piano-world came the music...

Why Doesn’t God Do Something?

A moment’s reflection shows the absurdity and impossibility of God intervening in every disaster or each time evil is about to befall one of His children. Why does God not “do something?”