Ye Ought forgive One Another

I awoke very early one morning pondering over the things I had not been able to forgive. I mentally recounted some of them. There was the teacher who terrified and bullied me when I was a little child. That was most difficult to forgive, for I remembered the tears it brought to my gentle mother. […]

The Theme of Redemption

Great literature has the capacity to stir our souls, and to uplift and edify us. The greatest of all the works of literature center on and around the theme of man’s desire to better himself, and to redeem and separate himself from that which is degrading. Such a work of literature is Joseph Conrad’s “Lord […]

Our Father’s Love

Do I love my children and grandchildren? To the point of adoration! If this be so, I move forward in the faith that my love for them is but in small measure a similitude of my Heavenly Father’s love for me. One day I shall have the privilege of again beholding his face, and He […]

Because He lives!

Some years ago I attended the funeral of a beloved student whose grief stricken parents had no religion to turn to. A religious service was quickly organized, but I have not forgotten the feeling of awful and utter desolation accompanying the parents in their moment of unimaginable grief. Where was their boy? Were they never […]

Divine Redeemer

Then came the moment when Jesus spake to the Twelve, saying, “Behold, the hour…is now come…” (1) Long before the foundation of the earth He had entered into covenant with the Father that He would come forth and redeem all mankind, (2) and now the awful hour had come when He would say in his […]