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What Wonderful Knowledge We Possess

The knowledge of the mystery of the gospel is beyond what precious metals can buy.  We possess this knowledge not because of who we are or what we have done, but only by the grace of God.  The carnal man does not have this knowledge.  He cannot eat of the spiritual meat and drink of […]

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Youth’s Prayer

O Lord, make me to know the measure of my days. My feebleness, my frailty.  Thou dost know, Who formed me from the dust.  I am a tender flower, Fresh and flourishing, with youth’s bright dew aglow; Yet delicate am I.   When winds of time pass o’er The flower fades and fails and is no […]

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Transformed Into the Image of Christ

As a jeweler focuses his eye with a steady gaze upon a diamond to see its glittering facets and marvel at its brilliance; so we have looked at the diamond of the fruit of the Spirit, whose facets are “love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.”  Each […]

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Singapore: Are the Young People Any Different

Just recently, Skip Westra from our Faith congregation in Jenison had the opportunity to visit Singapore during the young people’s retreat sponsored by the E.R.C.S.  My article stems from thoughts generated by Skip’s experiences and impressions from his visit.  I wish to compare life for young people within our churches in the United States to […]

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Running the Race

“Wherefore seeing we also are encompassed 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 the […]

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Discovering God’s Will

Welcome, young Christian reader, to our second book review written specifically for you!  How did you respond to our first review?  Did you read the review?  Better yet, did you go out and buy the recommended books, and have you begun to read and study them?  I hope at least some of you have, and […]

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