Friday: Further Study: Behind the Mask

Christian Stewardship

Further Study: The agency of the Spirit of God does not remove from us the necessity of exercising our faculties and talents, but teaches us how to use every power to the glory of God. The human faculties, when under the special direction of the grace of God, are capable of being used to the … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Enemy as Friend

The Selling of Indulgences

The Enemy as Friend Read Proverbs 26:17–23. On the lines below, summarize what is being said. Proverbs, again, gets into the power of words, this time dealing with the harm caused by slander and quarreling. Those who slander your enemy before your face, to make you think they’re on your side, are really like charcoal: … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: The Friend as Enemy

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

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

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


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

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 …]