True Humility Precedes Repentance

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Mat 4:17) “From that time” – what time is this? This is the beginning point of Jesus’ ministry, and it was the first message he...

Bible Study Class 5-13-08

The teacher gave an analogy – His daughter has played the flute beginning in grade school, and through the years also in junior high, her skills have gradually advanced. About a year ago, she decided that she didn’t want to “just play”, but really wanted...

Bible Study Class 4-29-08

One sister commented: “I have found that when I am focusing on my own problems or trials, I’m not able to help others. I need to remember that God cares and He has everything under control. (I Peter 5:7) “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” I...

Being Committed and Yet Exercising a Balance

One related how that years ago when he was in college, he was working, teaching, going to school, and going on visitation. He came to realize that he was not balanced.  He had to pray and finally decide which activity to let go. You must keep doing something for the...