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The Tablelands

Early in the spring, before the Shepherd led his flocks from their lowlands pastures and before their long trek through the dark valley, the Shepherd walked the path up the valley by himself. All alone, the Shepherd slowly walked over every inch of ground. Every so often, he stooped and pulled out a plant that […]

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Prepare

Of all the years of our life’s span, the years of our youth receive the most emphasis in regard to preparation. One hears it constantly. The teacher in the class room, the speakers for chapel, the minister in the church, the elders on family visitation, all emphasize this one main theme: prepare! Youth is a […]

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The Fruit of Preparation (2)

In our last essay we were busy watching David Turnabout as he was engaged in the dutiful task of preparing an essay explaining the Fifth Article of the Confession of Faith. In the present essay we shall bring this subject to a conclusion by briefly outlining the salient points of David’s finished product. The subject […]

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The Fruit of Preparation (1)

David Turnabout, we wrote the last time, spent two and a half evenings in preparation for an essay which he was to deliver in the Young People’s Society of his church. He was determined that the embarrassment of the preceding Sunday would not be repeated and that if it took him all week he would […]

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Preparedness

David Turnabout was a senior in the local Christian high school and a member of the Young People’s society of his church which held weekly meetings on Sunday evening. On this particular Sunday an announcement appeared on the church bulletin to the effect that next week David was to present in the society an essay […]

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Preparation

Even as on the last day of the year our thoughts turn back to the year behind us, so naturally, on the first day of a new year our thoughts turn to the future. And, of course, we do not do this as the world does, for the child of God ends the old year […]

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