Saturday - November 1, 2014

Causes (November 1)


“When great causes are on the move in the world, stirring all men’s souls, drawing them from their firesides, casting aside comfort, wealth and the pursuit of happiness in response to impulses at once awe-striking and irresistible, we learn that we are spirits, not animals” (Winston Churchill). A “CAUSE” IS A GOAL OR PRINCIPLE THAT ONE SERVES WITH DEDICATION. While ... Read More »

Not Only a Possibility But a Reality (November 1)


“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). HOW STRONGLY WE REACH FORWARD TO HEAVEN IS DETERMINED BY HOW STRONGLY WE BELIEVE IT WILL ACTUALLY BE TRUE. If we’re not sure whether heaven exists, or if we’re just not concerned about it one way or the other, then we won’t exert ... Read More »

Youthfulness (October 31)


“A youth without fire is followed by an old age without experience” (Charles Caleb Colton). YOUTH SHOULDN’T BE WASTED LIVING PASSIVELY, WITHOUT INTEREST AND ENGAGEMENT. “Youth,” as Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, “is the time to go flashing from one end of the world to the other, both in mind and body.” If we let our younger years pass without putting ... Read More »

Spiritual Treasure (October 30)


“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:19-21). JESUS ENCOURAGES US ... Read More »

What Will Happen? (October 30)


“And see, now I go bound in the spirit to Jerusalem, not knowing the things that will happen to me there . . .” (Acts 20:22). IF YOUR PEACE OF MIND DEPENDS ON KNOWING WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN, YOU PROBABLY AREN’T GOING TO ENJOY BEING A CHRISTIAN. God does not supply us with any specific information about what is ... Read More »