The Fog Is Lifting

By Weylan Deaver Start with John 3:34, which teaches that God “gives the Spirit without measure” (ESV, cf. ASV, NASB, NKJV, etc.). Here is one verse where the venerable King James Version disappoints by adding the words “unto him” in italics at the end (italics, because “unto him” is not in the Greek, and so…

Read the Bible in 2015

By Weylan Deaver It is the only book God wrote. There is none like it. There is no substitute for what it says. The Bible’s take on every subject it touches is the truth. It will judge us all eventually. That being the case, we ought to be at least as acquainted with Scripture as we are…

A Christmas Carol for Today

By Michael A. Hildreth On December 19, 1843, Charles Dickens’ classic novel, A Christmas Carol, was published in England. The story was an instant success because it taught about the folly of avarice and greed as well as the blessed joy of living a life of goodness and mercy. I am sure that most of…

Long To Look

By Weylan Deaver Speaking of Old Testament prophets’ predictions about Jesus Christ’s “sufferings” and “glories,” Peter wrote, “It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from…