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Definition of “Christmas”

Who needs a definition of Christmas? Even young children know that Christmas is the day we celebrate the birth of Christ. One only needs to look “Christmas” up in the dictionary to find that much of a definition. But certainly there is more to Christmas! Can’t we find a fuller definition? The world around us […]

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Jesus Saving, Not Begging

We consider the Word of God found in Matthew 1:21, and the great truth: “Jesus Saving, Not Begging”! Most everyone is familiar with the words appearing in Matthew’s gospel, chapter one, verse twenty-one: “Thou shalt call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins.” This is how Jesus is presented in […]

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Public Confession of Faith

From a reader in Michigan, we have several questions related to the public confession of faith which God’s people make before the church of Christ. We will attempt to answer these questions as to their essence, but suggest that our young people discuss these questions and answers in more detail with their pastors as they […]

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I am Joe

You have been reading the reports of my anatomy, sounding off as though they were entities of themselves; as though they were autonomous; as though they walk, talk, or beat on their own. I am fed-up with all that yakkety-yak going on in my house. I, Joe, am going to put a stop to that […]

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Blessed Are Your Eyes

The following article is the substance of a beginning-of-the-year chapel speech delivered last September by Mr. Don Doezema, principle of Covenant Christian High School.   Some years ago I ran across a picture entitled “The Christ of the Snow.” I have it here with me today. At first glance this picture appears to be nothing […]

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Brotherly Love

We live in an age which is marked by a lack of human compassion. This is seen in the fact that today one out of three marriages in our country ends in divorce. People who supposedly married out of mutual love, caring, and compassion, now find it impossible to live with each other. Also, newspapers […]

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