Wednesday: The Friend as Enemy
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Teenage Girls Talking

The Friend as Enemy If we are more disappointed by our friends than by our enemies, it is because we expect good from our friends and evil from our enemies. It doesn’t always work out that way, though, does it? That’s why Proverbs warns us that sometimes a friend behaves like an enemy, and an … [Click to read more …]

Monday: The Fool as Wise
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Boy Look Up at Many Road Signs

The Fool as Wise Though not a recent fabrication, (especially in the Western world) the idea has taken hold in recent years that argues for the relative nature of truth. That is, what is true for one person, or one culture, might not be true for another. While on one level this is always correct … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Mystery of God
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Man's Head Pixelating and Disappearing As He Works on Computer

The Mystery of God Life is full of mysteries. Physicist David Deutsch wrote that everyday events are stupendously complex when expressed in terms of fundamental physics. If you fill a kettle with water and switch it on, all the supercomputers on Earth working for the age of the universe could not solve the equations that … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Behind The Mask
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BehindMask

Read for This Week’s Study: Prov. 25:2-3; Prov. 26:11-12; 1 Cor. 1:20-21; Prov. 26:13–16; Prov. 27:5-6. Memory Verse: Do not exalt yourself in the presence of the king, and do not stand in the place of the great (Proverbs 25:6, NKJV). Behind the dazzling serpent, who utters sweet words and who seems so concerned with Eve’s happiness, … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study
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A one way road sign that says John 14:6

Further Study: Souls around us must be aroused and saved, or they perish. Not a moment have we to  lose. We all have an influence that tells for the truth or against it. I desire to carry with me unmistakable evidences that I am one of Christ’s disciples. We want something besides Sabbath religion. We … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: “Helping Mission Succeed”
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People

When Dan Jacko isn’t busy helping people learn to walk again, he’s assisting his church members with their spiritual walk. Pastor Dan, a professional physical therapist, is also serving as lay pastor for the Mountain View Conference in the two church district of Elkins and Parsons, West Virginia. He also teaches biology and chemistry to … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Our Responsibilities
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distracted woman steps into manhole

“When I say to the wicked, ‘O wicked man, you shall surely die!’ and you do not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at your hand” (Ezek. 33:8, NKJV). What basic spiritual principle is revealed here? How do we … [Click to read more …]