Category: Equipping the Saints
The Agony of Defeat

The Agony of Defeat

“So are the paths of all who forget God (Job 8:13a).” Last week we considered the great example of Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway who in competing in the Olympic Skiathlon, ...

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You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

“I returned and saw under the sun that – The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong (Ecclesiastes 9:11a).” Simen Hegstad Krueger of Norway had trained ...

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Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places

“And when they say to you, ‘Seek those who are mediums and wizards, who whisper and mutter,’ should not a people seek their God? Should they seek the dead on behalf of the living ...

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Proof of Life

Proof of Life

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1).” Some immigrants to Austria from Muslim countries of origin are under scrutiny ...

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Stowaways are Throwaways

Stowaways are Throwaways

“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber (John 10:1).” Marilyn Hartman ...

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Get Mad, Don’t Get Even

Get Mad, Don’t Get Even

“O LORD God, to whom vengeance belongs – O God, to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth (Psalm 94:1)!” It has been said that revenge is a dish best served cold. Several recent ...

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Jedi or Christian Ethic?

Jedi or Christian Ethic?

“And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church (Ephesians 1:22).” A new religious force is arising, Jediism, and it is attracting ...

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That’s the Bloody Truth

That’s the Bloody Truth

“Pilate said to Him, ‘What is truth (John 18:38a)?’” Andrew Finch opened the door and was surrounded by a SWAT unit demanding that he surrender. One officer, believing Finch ...

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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

“A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24).” Alan Robinson and Walter McFarlane have been best ...

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Lay Down Your Arms

Lay Down Your Arms

“Behold, the days are coming that I will cut off your arm and the arm of your father’s house (1 Samuel 2:31a).” Kirill Tereshin is a 21-year-old bodybuilder and former Russian ...

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A King for all Seasons

A King for all Seasons

“And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his heads. His tail drew a third of the stars of ...

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Down the Drain

Down the Drain

“It is neither fit for the land nor the dunghill, but men throw it out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear (Luke 14:35)!” A recent report estimated that there is roughly ...

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