Church of Christ, thy Lord is calling; Ope thine eyes, behold and see, Precious souls, in chains of bondage, Pleading now for aid from thee. Up and work for those that perish, Haste, the time will soon be o’er; Fold thy arms of love around them, Church of Christ, O sleep no more.
Once on a time a paper kite Was mounted to a wondrous height, Where, giddy with its elevation, It thus express’d self-admiration: “See how yon crowds of gazing people Admire my flight above the steeple; How would they wonder if they knew All that a kite like me can do! Were I but free, I’d [...]
DW Whittle is known for several hymns, including The Banner of the Cross, I Know Whom I have Believed, and There Shall Be Showers of Blessing.
The following is a wonderful poem by DW Whittle:
CHILD OF JESUS, OFT DEPRESSED
(by D.W. Whittle) Child of Jesus, oft depressed, Yielding [...]
Three monkeys sat in a coconut tree Discussing the things that are said to be– Said one to another: “Now listen you two There’s a certain rumor, but it can’t be true’ That man descended from our noble race- Why, the very idea; it’s a disgrace.
No monkey ever deserted his wife, Starved her babies [...]
Religion without Relationship by Dr Lance Ketchum
Confronting Our Self Deception
Routines often degenerate into rituals and rituals into dead externalism. There are two simple realities when it comes to our self deception about our spirituality and our natural (carnal) tendency towards worldliness.
1. We are always willing to conform to what we want [...]
I have learned by mournful experience that the last thing a man finds out and understands, is his own state in the sight of God. Well says the Holy Spirit, that we are all by nature “blind,” and “deaf,” and “dumb,” and “asleep,” and “beside ourselves,” and “dead!” Nothing, nothing will ever convince man of [...]
From David Cloud
SWORD OF THE LORD OMITS REPENTANCE FROM SPURGEON SERMON (Friday Church News Notes, December 17, 2010, www.wayoflife.org firstname.lastname@example.org, 866-295-4143) -
Recently I received the following e-mail from Jim Koenig: “Last night we watched your video ‘How to Avoid False Professions’ for the second time and the segment on repentance was even [...]
John 6:25-30 And when they had found him on the other side of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when camest thou hither? (26) Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were [...]
How Were People Saved in the Old Testament?
Dr. Harry Ironside, for 18 years pastor of the Moody Church in Chicago, told of visiting a Sunday School class while on vacation. The teacher asked, “How were people saved in Old Testament times?”
After a pause, one man replied, “By keeping the Law.” “That’s right,” said [...]
Born to Die by Ron Hamilton
Verses three and four
From His throne Jesus came,
Laid aside Heaven’s fame
In exchange for the cross of Calv’ry;
For my gain suffered loss,
For my sin He bore [...]