REVIVE US AGAIN O’ LORD

Will you not revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You? Psalm 85:6 What is revival? What does it mean, and when and how does it come about? You may not think it an encouraging subject, and I admit it can be a heartbreaking one as we look …

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A Father’s Love

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Prov. 22:6 Last month was Mother’s Day but here it is June already and time for Father’s Day. I won’t let myself dwell on the fact that half of …

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ONLY ONE LIFE

A Time to be born and a time to die. Eccl.3:1 Only One Life Twill Soon Be Past Only What’s Done For Christ Will Last. It has been years since I first heard this little poem, but it has stuck in my mind like a wet tongue on a frosty …

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PORTRAIT COMPLETED by Ruth Bell Graham

Ruth Bell Graham began this poem for her mother when she was nineteen years old on Mother’s Day 1940. She finished it thirty-four years later on November 8, 1974, the day her mother died. PORTRAIT COMPLETED As the portrait is unconscious of the master artist’s touch, unaware of growing beauty, …

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