Which Way the Shadow?

By Weylan Deaver Hezekiah, king of Judah 700 years before the birth of Christ, received one day a most distressing message from Isaiah the prophet (2 Kings 20:1-11). The king had become deathly ill and the Lord sent his prophet to inform Hezekiah that he needed to make ready because death was imminent. Hearing that, the king wept…

The Impoverishment of Atheism

By Mac Deaver The Bible plainly teaches that the evidence for the existence of God is so plain and available that a man is a fool who reaches the conclusion that God does not exist (Psa. 19:1-4; Acts 14:17; Psa. 14:1; 53:1). Whether or not this man ever expresses his conviction to anyone else is…

In Behalf of Our Church Buildings

By Mac Deaver Recently I listened to a man preaching a sermon in one of our better church buildings in Texas. And though he expressed gratitude for our buildings, he instructed us that we needed to get away from the idea of church building evangelism. I noticed later an article that had been published in one…

Poetry: Trust Displaced

by J. Randal Matheny © 2013 Proverbs 29.26 Many seek a ruler’s face, And plead his help for justice’ cause; To find a verdict for a righteous case, Seek out the Lord with perfect laws. Trust in man is trust displaced, For power corrupts in human hands; No prayer of saints is ever erased By…