Is Your Name Written There?, by David A. Sargent

Think about the various places where your name is written and why it is recorded there
As a matter of historical record and identity, your name is written on a birth certificate.

To report the grades that you have earned while in school, your name is written on a report card.

As a means of identification and license to drive, your name is written on a driver’s license.

To show your commitment to your spouse for the rest of your life, your name is written on a marriage license.

To mortgage a home or finance a car, your name is written on a contract.

To note the beginning and the end of your earthly existence, your name will eventually be written on a tombstone!

But hopefully this is not the last place your name will appear! Continue reading “Is Your Name Written There?, by David A. Sargent”

The Great Physician’s Final Check-Up

David wrote, “He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully” (Psalm 24:4).

Hands. Those who draw near to God must have “clean hands.” What monarch would have servants with filthy hands to wait at his table (cf, Mt. 15:2)? Clean hands refers to outward, practical holiness (Job 9:30; Psa. 18:20; Isa. 58:711). To wash in water with Pilate is nothing (Mt. 27:24), but to wash in innocency is all-important (Psa. 26:6). Continue reading “The Great Physician’s Final Check-Up”