The Closed Door
Text: "And the door was shut." -- Matt. 25:10.
The parable of the ten virgins, as contained in Matthew 25:1-13, primarily has reference to the second coming of Jesus. While that is true, there is another very striking and startling truth couched on the surface of the first verse of this chapter. Your attention is called to it in these words, " ...read
The Geologic and Atmosphere Effects of the Flood Upon the Earth
Scripture Reading: "Which removeth the mountains, and they know not; which overturneth them in his anger; which shaketh the earth out of her place and the pillars thereof tremble; which commandeth the Sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars; which alone spreadeth onto the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea." -- Job 9:5-8.
The Holy Spirit's Baptism, -- Or -- Is There a Third Work of Grace?
Text: "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." -- Acts 1:5.
This text, as given here, is somewhat difficult to comprehend unless one reads the marginal rendering into it, which clear ...read
The Second Coming of Christ
Text: "Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh." -- Matt. 24:44.
William Miller, who founded the Adventist faith, said that Jesus Christ was coming in 1844. When the time arrived, many of his followers gave away their personal property and their homes, made long, white, flowing robes and donned the ...read
The Unpardonable Sin -- Or -- Interpreting Difficult Scripture
Text: "For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, and have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come, if they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance: seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put h ...read
The Way of a Fool
Text: "But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall he required of thee." -Luke 12:20.
There are three references in the New Testament to rich men. Whether these are three different individuals or three stages in the career of the same individual is hard to prove. I want, however, to use it as three stages in the career of the s ...read