New Testament References to Christ’s Second Coming

“I will come again.” (See John 14:1-3.) The New Testament rings with this promise of  Jesus, for it mentioned 318 times in 260 chapters – an average of one verse in every twenty-five. While under oath before Caiaphas, the Jewish high priest, Jesus gave assurance of His return: “I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the Son of man ... Read More »

Old Testament References to Christ’s Second Coming

Soon after the dawn of civilization, Old Testament prophets began speaking of Christ’s glorious second advent. “And Enoch also, the seventh form Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints.”  Jude 14 This same precious assurance sustained Job during his days of affliction fifteen hundred years before Christ. “For I know that my ... Read More »

But There Is Hope

“A direct hit!” crackled the loudspeaker. ” Every man to his station. Use all emergency measures!” But the ocean poured  through the mangled hull  with a deafening roar. Those who could, escaped overboard. An explosion, a shudder, and the proud warship slid beneath the waves. For a moment silence covered the sea. Then the fight for survival continued. A few ... Read More »

Will We Recognize Each Other In Heaven?

“Aren’t you the speaker on the Bible Auditorium of the Air broadcast over WHN?” The question startled me, for, after all, New York City has several million people, and out of all those millions how could the operator of a newsstand recognize me when I had merely asked for the evening paper? “Oh, I listen to you every day,” he ... Read More »

Christianity Removes Barriers

“For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:26-28. We live today in a ... Read More »

Serving God Is Not Always Easy

Maria was attending religious meetings in a small Central American country. Night after night she listened intently as the gospel of the kingdom was proclaimed by a dedicated lay preacher. Like winged arrows the shafts of truth sank deep into her heart. She decided there was but one thing to do – she must follow Christ and prepare for baptism. ... Read More »

Christ Second Coming- A Family Reunion Soon

By Robert Pierson. In December, 1966 we had a family reunion at our home in Washington, D.C. For the first time both of our sons and their families were all with us. It was a blessed experience to be together. Mrs. Pierson and I had looked forward  to and planned for this day. How wonderful to have all the children ... Read More »

Will There Be Another World Ruler?

“And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.” Daniel 2:43. In the interpretation of the dream, Nebuchadnezzar was shown a prolonged and determined attempt to weld the nations of Western Europe together into one ... Read More »

Evangeline Booth on Faith

Someone reported a conversation with that esteemed woman Evangeline Booth, general of the Salvation Army. She had passed the age of fourscore years. She was asked, ” Have you always been sure of your faith?” Her answer was on this wise: “I have had my dark moments. Why did my mother die of cancer? Why did my father go blind? ... Read More »

Knowing The Shepherd

Someone tells of an actor and a minister who attended a social gathering. The actor had greatly pleased those present with his portrayal of characters from Shakespeare. It was suggested that both the minister and the actor take turns in reciting the twenty third psalm. The actor gave his rendition first, and therefore followed great applause. The man of God ... Read More »