Forgiveness

Forgiveness A little girl carrying a bottle of milk across the street fell down and broke the bottle. A neighbor shouted, "Now your mother will spank you!" "Oh, no," replied the little girl, "my mother gives me another chance." Sometimes the Lord does spank us. He chastised Jonah. But He does give us another chance, not a chance to be saved after death, but a chance to serve Him afresh after we have failed. -Havner-

The marks of becoming a burden to yourself

The marks of becoming a burden to yourself. Job 7:20 I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself? No doubt the pain of the test that Job was going through was greatly upon him. We all have questions during times of trials. At this point Job felt as if he was nothing but a burden to others and had become a greater burden to himself. It is easy to say what Job should of done, or what we would read more...

Sanctifying Against Tomorrow

Sanctifying Against Tomorrow There are five things that could happen to a preacher tomorrow and for them he needs to sanctify himself today. Tomorrow could bring death. John Wesley was always ready to die. He said everything was in order, not even a pair of gloves out of place! Tomorrow the minister may be laid aside and unable to preach. It may be due to circumstances beyond his control—to illness or accident. It may be that a moral or spiritual breakdown makes him a castaway, read more...