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Kindle Devotional Book Excerpt: Wisdom Calls

I have always hated the expression, “Killing time,” even though I am guilty of it as much as anyone else. Continue reading » Kindle Devotional Book Excerpt: Wisdom Calls

Teetotalers

Introduction

The word “teetotaler” means someone who abstains completely from alcoholic beverages.  The Bible calls on Christians to be teetotalers. Continue reading » Teetotalers

Editorial: Devoted Disciples

The Lord’s church today needs devoted disciples! The truthfulness of this statement is self-evident. The purpose of this article, and one of the reasons for this special issue of Watchman, is the recognition that there are many challenges besetting the church as we near a new century. In order for God’s institution to be able to fulfill His mission for it, Christians must do their work. It should be obvious to any with discernment that a primary need is devotion on our part, as individual Christians. Webster’s New World Dictionary, in describing the nuances of the term “devote”, states, “Devote suggests the giving up or applying of oneself or something with the seriousness or earnestness evoked by a formal vow (to devote one’s life to a cause).” No other phrase defines the essence of discipleship better than the “giving up or applying of oneself.” Consider the Apostle Paul’s sentiment as recorded in Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” It must be stated that the only true disciple of Christ is the devoted disciple of Christ. Continue reading » Editorial: Devoted Disciples