Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.
Every year during their High Holy Days, the Jewish community reminds us all of our need for repentance and forgiveness.
Once you've lost your privacy, you realize you've lost an extremely valuable thing.
I believe integrity can be restored to a society one person at a time. The choice belongs to each of us.
Integrity means that if our private life was suddenly exposed, we'd have no reason to be ashamed and embarrassed.
Many believe that pagan worship is a thing of the past, but it is ever present-we have just given it a new name: pop culture.
Some young people are taking pills called 'heaven or hell' drugs, because you're liable to experience either one.
Many people are trying to steady themselves by taking tranquilizers. Jesus is the greatest tranquilizer of all. He can straighten out your life and put you back on center.
One of the characteristics of some drugs is that they make a person feel strong and alert--when in fact the opposite is the case. Don't allow yourself to be deceived.
Repeat when you fail, and immediately seek God's forgiveness and restoration. Sin breaks our fellowship with God.
I'm going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: 'Lord, remember me.
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, 'I love you.
The perfect marriage is a uniting of three persons -- a man and a woman and God. That is what makes marriage holy.
As husband and wife, to have a happy life together, you must have confidence and respect, you must have substantial agreement in you faith.
Every manifestation of evil is the result of basic sin-sin that has remained unchanged since the moment it first entered the human race.
The motive of grace is the infinite.
The motive of grace is the infinite, compassionate love of a merciful God, but the work of grace was the death of Christ on the cross.
We are living in an age of grace, in which God promises that whosever will may come and receive His son. But this period of grace will not go on idefinitely.
When you pick up the cross of unpopularity, wherever you may be, you will find God's grace is there, more than sufficient to meet your every need.
Many children today are growing up without discipline. As they become adults and the discipline of job or family demands are placed upon them, they do not know how to cope.
Children respect discipline. They want to be guided. It gives them a sense of belonging, a sense of security.
There is always the exceptional child, but the average tells us that the child is largely what the home has made him.
We must never minimize the suffering of another. Scripture's mandate to us is, Weep with them that weep. (Romans 12:15, KJV).
The greatest need in the world is the transformation of human nature. We need a new heart that will not have lust and greed and hate in it.
Life is not a matter of dollars and cents, houses and lands, earning capacity and financial achievement.
When a husband and wife are concerned only about their own individual desires, the stage is set for conflict.
Too many husbands and wives enter into marriage with the idea that their spouse exists for one purpose: to make them happy.
As Christians we have an obligation to show others what God says about living self-controlled lives and being responsible for our moral actions, as God defines them.
What began as an apparently harmless pastime has ended up as a frightening, overpowering addiction or obsession.
Do not seek solace in alcohol. Alcohol obscures good judgement and leaves you unable to think clearly.
Thousands are killed and injured every year by teenagers driving too fast or under the influence of drugs and drink.
Too many people want to have one foot in the world and one foot in the kingdom of God, and it is like straddling a fence.
The secret of the power of Christianity is not in its ethics. It is not in Christian ideas or philosophy...the secret of Christianity is found...in the Lord Jesus Christ.
The world does need changing, society needs changing, the nation needs changing, but we never will change it until we ourselves are changed.
Heaven will be the perfection we've always longed for. All the things that made Earth unlovely and tragic will be absent in heaven.
If he is to become a ball player, he must learn the rules of the game. And, contrary to popular thinking, children appreciate rules.
Many of us are looking to find a church or fellowship to join with a concept that this is where God wants me to be permanently.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost. When health is lost, something is lost. When character is lost, all is lost.
God speaks to those who are prepared in their hearts to listen. Discern the voice from heaven above the noisy din of earth's confusion.
Even in the darkest moment, before death snatches man's last breath. God is willing to save a lost soul.
Although the testimony of my mother's life helped mold me and taught me how to live, the testimony of her last years and her death gave me insight into how to die.
Satan is masterful at using just enough of God's truth to capture a person's attention and then mix it with his devious potion that will lead believers astray.
Certainly a woman should never disguise the fact that she is a woman. A woman's body is very beautiful.
Go is the first part of the word Gospel.
It should be the watchword of every true follower of Christ.
It should be emblazoned on the banners of the church.
It is a tragedy that many of God's people have conformed themselves to the world and its thinking, rather than being transformed by the renewing of their minds.
Nowhere do the Scriptures tell us to seek results, nor do the Scriptures rebuke evangelists if the results are meager.
Some evangelists spend too much time thinking and even planning about how to achieve visible results. This is an easy trap to fall into.
Man has no ability to repair this damaged planet. The flaw in human nature is too great. God is our only hope!
Salvation is free, but there is a price to pay in following Jesus. It is never said in Scripture that we can have Christ and .... It is always Christ or .... What is your or?
The men who followed Jesus were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up.
Following Christ has been made too easy. It is easy to follow Him when our world is safe and comfortable ...but when that world shatters, only a secure faith will sustain us.
Jesus Christ is God in human flesh, and the story of His life, death, and resurrection is the only Good News the world will ever hear.
God knows what we are going through when we grieve, and He wants to assure us of His love and concern. He also wants us to turn to Him and bring our heartaches and burdens to Him.
The Bible says that as Christians we don't grieve the same way people do who have no hope of eternity and of Heaven -- but we still grieve.
Many people have come to Christ as a result of my participation in presenting the Gospel to them. It's all the work of the Holy Spirit.
Our magazine covers frequently feature the immoral, the perverted, the psychologically sick. Sin is in. People don't like to be told they are sinners.
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