During my short time at Memphis School of Preaching, I was blessed with the opportunity to sit at the feet of wonderful servants of our Lord. One of them recently retired from the School, and this article is based on what I was blessed to say about our relationship during his retirement dinner. His name, Ted. J. Clarke, also known as brother T. J.
Let us not be fearful when it is the time to educate and discipline our children, even the world will thank us afterward. They will be God-fearing men and women, respectful of His word, and doers of good works. They will be responsible not only in their studies but also in their professions and in the homes they will make. They will be good examples not only to society but also to their children and grandchildren.
Jesus Christ commands us to be light, a light that shines before men, that they may see our good works (Matthew 5:14-16). He tells us why these good works must be carried out, to glorify our Father who is in heaven. The Christian must do good, not for the simple purpose of being seen by others, so they think “Oh, he/she is such a good person,” but because it is the right thing to do…
I am the kind of person that likes to eat but does not cook, however, when I cook (which is not often) I do my best to follow the recipe entirely, especially the proportion of the ingredients. I read somewhere that recipes are for cooks what formulas are for chemists. Think about it, how disastrous could be the result of a chemist when he adds, changes, or omits a component
While I usually write to all mankind, I want to address this article to members of the Lord’s church. Yes, dear brothers and sisters in Christ, this is for us. Stop and think for a moment, how much damage does gossip make to the church?
There are many moments in our lives when we think and ask ourselves “Why is this happening to me?” It seems to be a natural thing. Usually, we do not ask that same question to ourselves when everything is going well. When the grass is greener from our side and not from our neighbor’s side. So yes, it might be the case that, at that moment, we are having a bad day.
I have been blessed to learn the truth of the Gospel and obey it, but also, I know firsthand what is to be a friend of the world in the difficult years between being a teenager and a young adult. It is for that reason that I want to advise our young ones…
From a young age, we teach them that, in the eyes of God, all colors are the same. What happens as they grow up? What do we do to change that perception? Dear friends and brethren who read this article, racism is not something we are born with, it is something we learn and instill. It is bad teaching. We are all valuable to God, and the entire humanity.
Do you know who was Isaac Asimov? He was an American writer and biochemist, highly successful in the science and science fiction areas. If you have been able to watch movies about robots, you might recall the “three Laws of Robotics”. He is the father of those. But he was also an atheist.
Let us meditate on this for some time. Who needs prayers? Everyone, right? Taking into consideration the current pandemic, let me suggest to us about some people that need our prayers