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Three R’s of Parenting

The book of Proverbs is filled with passages about parenting. Proverbs 29:15 says, “The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.” This passage shows the effects of both good and bad parenting. God did not create man to train himself by his own wisdom. Paul wrote,…

The Two Greatest Dangers in the Church Today

In my opinion, the two greatest dangers in the Lord’s church today are that of ignorance and inactivity. Proper knowledge and actions are absolutely essential for a congregation to please the Lord. Consider that… …if a church does not have any biblical knowledge or any activity, then it is dead (or near-dead, anyway). In Revelation…

New Years Resolutions

Yes, it’s that time again. It is the time of year when we usually commit ourselves to several worthy goals. We do this because we want to make our lives and faith better. We want to improve, and that is a worthy goal. I have noticed that most of our resolutions revolve around money, health,…

Every Man’s Book

The Bible is every man’s book. To know the Bible and to handle it correctly is one of the greatest accomplishments within the reach of any person. One may know English, astronomy, literature, music, sociology, and philosophy, but if one does not know the Bible, one has failed in the only subject that brings all…

Two Builders

The builder built a temple; he wrought it with grace and skill. Pillars, walls, and arches—fashioned to his will. Men said as they saw its beauty, “It will never know decay. Great is thy skill, O, builder, thy fame shall live for aye.” The parent built a temple with loving and tender care, Planning each…

Ten Commandments of Human Relations

Ten Commandments of Human Relations 1. Thou Shalt Love People, Not Just Use Them (Matthew 22:39). The greatest thing in the world is a person. The greatest thing about a person is his motives, and the greatest motive is love. 2. Thou Shalt Develop Thine Understanding (Matthew 7:12; 1 Peter 3:7). “If every man’s care…

I Am Thankful For…

I Am Thankful For . . . By House to House Heart to Heart8595 I am thankful for . . . the wife who says it’s hot dogs tonight because she is home with me and not out with someone else. the husband who is on the sofa being a couch potato because he is…

Wasting Life

There was something different about Morris Siegel, a street person in Los Angeles, California. On the surface he seemed like your average Los Angeles street person—roaming about in dark alleys, sleeping outdoors, carrying everything he owned in an old shopping cart. And he died the way one expects a street person to die; he was…

A FIRE IN MY BONES 

A FIRE IN MY BONES  Jeremiah 20:9 Jeremiah wanted to quit, but he couldn’t, because there was a fire in his bones.  Morgan said, “Under the stress and strain of his sufferings, he was tempted to abandon the work, to refuse to speak any more in the name of Jehovah. But when he attempted thus…