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  • It Is The Little Things That Change Your Life

    Robert Harris
    July 2021
    The average person is looking for one event to either get him up or get him down.  He missed this because he does not see the realism of life. Some things happen suddenly, but ups and downs take to themselves a general form.  A little now and a lit...
  • God Decides How Long Oil Shall Burn

    Robert harris
    June 2021
    An elderly person confined to a rest home had become very depressed.  It seems he had lost all sense of joy and victory. On one occasion when the festivities were high, a little girl asked, “What does all this mean?”   He said, “This is what ...
  • We Are To Be Content With Such That We Have

    Robert Harris
    May 2021
    The Alpine guides of Switzerland will tell you that they do not have many accidents on the lower parts of the Matterhorn, and that the majority of accidents take place on the higher heights of this great mountain because climbers get more careless th...
  • What Is Man That Thou Art Mindful Of Him?

    Robert Harris
    April 2021
    The minds of men have pondered, “what is man” since the earliest of times.  Various answers have been given. Some tell us that he is the product of evolution.  Many of us believe that man is the creation of God, that he is the masterpiece of Go...
  • Give Flowers While They Live

    Robert Harris
    February 2021
     An undertaker was called back to a home where he had delivered a body to be kept overnight before the funeral. When he reached the home, a family member asked, “Will you help us to put Daddy back into the casket?”The undertaker asked, “What...
  • What We Have To Serve God

    Robert Harris
    February 2021
    What must we have to serve God is a good question.  It isn’t unanswerable.  There are positive answers at fingertip’s reach where each of us are concerned. The first thing we must have if we are going to love and serve God is to do it with all ...
  • There Are Two Roads To Travel

    Robert Harris
    January 2021
    Jesus talks about two roads in the Bible.  He speaks of the straight and narrow and the broadway that lead unto destruction. One has many travelers, the other has but few.  The destinations are what count most. The path of righteousness is always a...
  • Don’t Let Loved Ones Starve For Appreciation

    Robert Harris
    December 2020
    Often, we hear of people who are starving to death.  Some of the fundraisers bring us pictures of children affected with malnutrition and they show to us skeletons with sin stretched over them.  And they touch our sympathy and cause us to open our ...
  • Quality Of Life At All-Time Low

    Robert Harris
    November 2020
     We are living in a day when people are joining the Church at a rapid rate.  I suppose there are more Church members who have united with the Church in our day than at any time in history. Yet, upon examination, we find the quality of life at an al...
  • Christian Success: Having Strength To Help Others

    Robert Harris
    October 2020
    Everybody who lives long in this life reaches the place where he can’t help himself. It is said of Jesus Christ, He could save others, but Himself He could not save.  It is likewise said of the Apostle Paul, he healed many people, but could not he...
  • Individuality Is All Important

    Robert Harris
    September 2020
     An old saying goes, “Every tub sits on its own bottom,” which is another way of expressing that we are individuals in this world. We are living in a day when they are trying to stamp out individualism and everybody wants to do things in a compl...
  • Life Can Be Very Strenuous

    Robert Harris
    August 2020
     A man who rides a horse knows what we are talking about when we talk about riding with a slack rein. Life can be too strenuous.  You can put yourself into your own straight jacket and you can try to pile more into the bag of life than that particu...
  • Mankind Should Respect The Seasons

    Robert Harris
    July 2020
     The Bible teaches that we should respect the seasons.  For instance, in the First Psalms, it is said that the righteous man “shall bring forth his fruit in his season and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.” But the mistake many of us make is t...
  • Anonymous Prayer Is Tremendous

    Robert Harris
    April 2020
    People in every generation usually say the same thing, “I asked God.”  Many people unknown by name have prayed tremendous prayers and received tremendous answers. An unknown prayer once prayed, “I asked God for strength that I might achieve. ...
  • Make The Most Of Today

    Robert Harris
    April 2020
     We hear of all kinds of schemes, plans and projected offered to us for better living, only to find out that people do not grow better, rather, they grow worse. It has been said, that for better living, a man should fancy his deathbed and its profit...
  • ​It Pays To Remember That Time Moves On

    Robert Harris
    March 2020
    It seems useless for a spider to try spinning his web on the hands of the town’s clock. Time moves on. There’s something said about the spider in the Bible, it simply says he gets into the King’s palace. He has more wisdom than to try spinni...
  • ​Broken Heart And Contrite Spirit Pleasing In The Sight Of the Master

    Robert Harris
    February 2020
    Within this life you can find very few people who are clear in their thinking. When a man is not clear in this thinking, he cannot be clear in his explanations or in his expressions.Someone has said, “If the original is not clear, no copy can be....
  • ​Don’t Let Loved Ones Starve For Appreciation

    Robert Harris
    January 2020
    Often, we hear of people who are starving to death. Some of the fundraisers bring us pictures of children afflicted with malnutrition and they show to us skeletons with skin stretched over them. And they touch our sympathy and cause us to open our...
  • ​God Is With Us – Even Till The End Of The World

    Robert Harris
    December 2019
    Threats and promises often go together. We have the threat of sin, its penalty and its punishment. We have the promise of God’s forgiveness and the fullness of His blessing. The sin question has to be settled. No man will turn from his sins unt...
  • ​Jesus Christ: Handyman To Humanity’s Broken Souls

    Robert Harris
    November 2019
    A little boy made this statement one day: “If there’s anything broken in heaven, when my Grandpa gets there, he’ll fix it.” That grandfather had instilled in the mind of that child his ability to put together things that had gotten out of w...