Category Archives: Faithfulness

Is There a Minimum? By Ron Boatwright

Many people want to know what the bare minimum is they can get by with in their lives.  Also some Christians want to do the minimum in their spiritual lives.  But does God allow a bare minimum?  Jesus says, “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30).  If we really love God, we will want to do all we can.  Continue reading

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A Brave Soldier, by Richard Massey

A fine lad entered the army. On the first night in the barracks when he went to bed, he faced a real test. At home he had the habit of reading the Bible and kneeling down to pray before retiring. In the barracks, he was entirely surrounded by rough fellows. Many of them were cursing and joking loudly. The lad thought it might be wise to go to bed and read his Bible where nobody would notice him. Continue reading

Laying Life On The Line

As a New York skyscraper went up, hundreds paused daily to glance up at it. One day they watched a ponderous metal beam go up to take its place in the steel skeleton. As the girder came near, a workman leaned out from the sixteenth floor to seize it. The spectators gasped as he lost his balance and fell. Desperately, he clutched the girder’s end with arms and legs. Continue reading