A HALF-STEP TOWARD GOD

The woman who touched Jesus’s garment to be healed had an imperfect, almost superstitious faith. But it was genuine, and it was directed toward the right Person. Jesus therefore healed her. This is a beautiful picture of the helpless sinner receiving salvation, even though his faith is faltering and limited in knowledge. In 1957 WatsonContinue reading “A HALF-STEP TOWARD GOD”

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED?

About a hundred years ago, a man looked at the morning newspaper and to his surprise and horror, read his name in the obituary column. The newspapers had reported his death by mistake. His first response was shock. Am I here or there? When he regained his composure, his next thought was to find outContinue reading “HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED?”

WILLIAM JAMES – The value of Appreciation

While I was reading about building a positive personality , I came across a section which was dominated by William James’s words, William James was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. James is considered to be a leading thinker of the late nineteenthContinue reading “WILLIAM JAMES – The value of Appreciation”

IMAGE MANAGEMENT

To celebrate Winston Churchill’s eightieth birthday, the British parliament commissioned artist Graham Sutherland to paint a portrait of the celebrated statesman. “How are you going to paint me?” Churchill reportedly asked the artist: “As a cherub, or the Bulldog?” Churchill liked these two popular perceptions of him. Sutherland, however, said he would paint what heContinue reading “IMAGE MANAGEMENT”

“HOW DO YOU KNOW THE BIBLE IS TRUE?”

For one thing, archaeological data proves it. There are over 14,000 New Testament manuscript copies in existence today. And when scholars compare them, they can’t find more than a paragraph’s worth of difference- and most of those are misspellings or alternate spellings. None of them affect basic doctrinal issues. All the evidence points to theContinue reading ““HOW DO YOU KNOW THE BIBLE IS TRUE?””

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYMPATHY AND EMPATHY

THE STORY OF A PUPPY A boy went to the pet store to buy a puppy. Four puppies were sitting together, priced at $50 each. Then there was one sitting alone in a corner. The boy asked if that was from the same litter, if it was for sale, and why it was sitting alone.Continue reading “DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYMPATHY AND EMPATHY”