The Other Four Illustrations
How Hope Compels Love
Jul 14, 1986
Four illustrations from Scripture of how hope moves and sustains love.
The Fruit of Hope: Love
Jul 13, 1986
Heavenly-mindedness is what frees our hands to do the works of love.
Grounds for Assurance that God Will “Keep us Trusting”
Jul 7, 1986
Does the perseverance of our faith rest on the reliability of our own resolve?
The Fruit of Hope: Joy
Jul 6, 1986
Without Christian hope my life and your life cannot yield Christian joy or love or boldness or endurance.
Highlights of the 108th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Conference
Sturbridge, Massachusetts - June 25-29, 1986
Jun 30, 1986
1) A new conference organizational structure was approved provisionally. It will be voted on next year for decisive approval 2) A new funding procedure was approved. a) The General Secretary's office, the Standard, and other support services will no…
A Case for Seriousness
Jun 23, 1986
Will there ever be revival in a place where everything is aimed at cultivating a light and pleasant spirit?
Our Hope: The Glory of God
Jun 22, 1986
If there is any wonder, or awe, or admiration, or fame, or praise, or applause, it belongs to the glory of God.
Questions About the All Church Picnic
Jun 16, 1986
Does the pastor wear shorts? He never has. But he and Noël do run a mean three-legged race Who is invited? You are! And as many people as you can bring. When and where? After the third worship service, Sunday…
Fathers Who Give Hope
Jun 15, 1986
Dads, father your children in a way that shows what kind of father God is.
Jun 9, 1986
What is it? In 1 Corinthians 14:19, Paul says, “In the church I would rather speak five words with my mind, in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a tongue.” In Galatians 6:6, he says, “Let him…
Educating for Hope
Jun 8, 1986
A wise son makes a glad father, says the Lord, and it is the Word of God that makes a son wise.
Revival and Fasting
Jun 6, 1986
There was a Presbyterian minister in Albany, New York, who died in 1876. He had been the pastor of the Presbyterian church in Albany for 40 years. His name was William Sprague (1795-1876). His life spanned the time of the…
Our Hope: Righteousness
Jun 1, 1986
The presence of a struggle with sin in this life is not a sign that we are lost. Perfection is not the test of spiritual life in this age.
Loyalty, Brave and Sweet
May 27, 1986
When Archibald Alexander was 40 years old, he became the first professor of Princeton Seminary. That was August 12, 1812. His inaugural address was based on John 5:39, “Search the Scriptures!” It is full of wise counsel. For example The…
Our Hope: The Redemption of Our Bodies
May 25, 1986
There is coming a day when our bodies are going to be redeemed and there will be no more groaning.
Let Us Taste the Sweetness of Sovereignty
May 19, 1986
What kept William Carey going in the midst of great trial and loss?
Our Hope: The Appearing of Jesus Christ
May 18, 1986
The blessed hope of all who believe is the appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ. Do you eagerly await the coming of Christ?
A Stunning Suggestion
May 12, 1986
At the time of this writing I have not been in on any of the meetings with our friends from First Baptist. The spokesmen for Bethlehem so far have been Dennis Smith, Dick Fast, Roger Fast, and Cavour Justus. My…
Holy Women Who Hoped in God
May 11, 1986
The daughters of Sarah fight the anxiety that rises in their hearts. They wage war on fear, and they defeat it with the promises of God.
How to Become a Large Tree
May 5, 1986
Truth is a powerful thing. So is falsehood. If you think on truth it will free. If you think on falsehood it will enslave. “You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” But not just any…
How Can I Keep on Hoping? The Scriptures!
May 4, 1986
The strength to endure comes from the hope before us. And the hope before us comes from the Scriptures.
What Happened at the Quarterly Business Meeting?
Apr 28, 1986
1) We got so caught up in the exciting things that we forgot to approve delegates for the annual meeting of the BGC and of the GMAE (Greater Minneapolis Association of Evangelicals). GMAE will meet at our church the evening…
How Can I Hope? New Birth!
Apr 27, 1986
To get well from the disease of sin, and to have a living hope, you have to undergo surgery.
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