Category Archives: History

Hebrews (12)

“Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight , and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us. Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for…

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Seven Words

“And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads and saying, Ah thou that destroyed the temple, And buildest it in three days, Save thyself, and come down from the cross. “Likewise also the chief priests, mocking, said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.” “Let Christ the…

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Shut Your Mouth Look & Investigate

“Seeing the multitudes, he went Up into a mountain: and when He was set, his disciples came Unto him: And he opened his Mouth, and taught them.” Matthew 5: 1-2 Around us is the constant noise of people talking, music blurring and radios sounding.  The ability to be without some racket is a lost art…

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Keep The Lips Tight

“In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin; but he that refraineth his lips is wise.” Proverbs 10:19 When Solomon wrote Proverbs it illustrated this man had not only knowledge and understanding but he was gifted since he had wisdom. If a person learned only one thing from the son of David, then his…

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Inferior People Defeat Superior People

“The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.” Proverbs 15:25 When one examines the way the American’s culture, and yes, the church treats people it is appalling. We bring defeat upon ourselves. There are many examples of this in our society. One can only look…

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Can You See It?

“But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy the nation, saith the Lord.” Jeremiah 12:17. Yes we live in a world economy at this time.  It seems as if we Americans have a fascination with foreign goods.  As a practical matter it seems this is the future to buy goods…

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Do You Know History?

“We have dealt very corruptly against thee, and have not kept the commandments, nor the statutes, nor the judgments, which thou commandest thy servant Moses.” Nehemiah 1:7 Humans have a difficult time when asked to speak the truth.  Whenever people can each will preferably lie.  One technique is evading any admission.  We must come to…

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The Call From Macedonia

There have been two people from Macedonia that changed the world. One you have read about in your high school or university history books. The first was a man. The second was a woman. One was a warrior of renown. One was a business woman who still influences our lives today. The man was as…

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Prepared To Die

The Western World is indebted to the historian Herodotus for telling of a small contingency of three hundred men who fought for three days against a superior force of Persians led by Xerxes. The battle was short in the number of days. There was a pass in Greece which was very narrow. It has been…

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Apres Moi Le Deluge

There are some languages, which state a preposition better than the English. The phrase which is the title of the article is such a remark. The meaning of the Apres Moi le Deluge is After me the deluge. Credit should be given to the French king Louis XV for this. Years ago the book of…

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Kasserine Pass and El Guettar

The necessity of leadership is always present. The first time the Americans met the German army in World War II was in Tunisia. The German army had been pushed back from Egypt and Libya. The Americans had landed in Morocco and moved across Algeria. It seemed as if the allies would soon win Africa. Not…

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Is There No Balm In Gilead?

Mankind has a propensity to destroy what clearly God has said that some act is a sin or transgression. In recent years there has been a flurry of improprieties on university campuses all across the United States. The latest has been the fiasco at Texas Christian University (TCU), Ft. Worth, Texas. In this situation according…

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