"For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;" (2 Corinthians 1:8-10).
While it is not uncommon for people … Continue Reading ››
"I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old" (Psalm 77:11).
According to the Guinness Book of Records, the most destructive earthquake ever was the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake that struck the Tokyo and Yokohama areas on September 1, 1923. The initial jolt, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, was followed by a 40-foot-high tsunami. About 80 percent of the dwellings in Yokohama and 60 percent of those in Tokyo were destroyed. A total of 142,907 people were killed … Continue Reading ››
"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not [do not give up]" (Galatians 6:9).
Dr. V. Raymond Edman, late President of Wheaton College, was famous for his slogan, "It's always too soon to quit!" If we are involved in big things, they are big enough for our God to handle. If we are involved in small things, they are not too small for our … Continue Reading ››
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