“All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for, believe that ye have received them, and ye shall have them.”– Mar_11:24 (R.V.). IT IS not enough to pray and ask; we must believe that we have received. We can only do this when we know that we have asked according to God’s Will (1Jo_5:14-15). This can […]


“Whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.”– Mat_5:41. OUR LORD refers here to the usage of the East in the transmission of royal messages, which were carried forward by relays of messengers, much in the fashion of the fiery cross in the Highlands, as described in “The Lady of the […]


“He found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.”– Heb_12:17. “O Jerusalem …. how often would I have gathered thy children together …. and ye would not!”– Mat_23:37. THE GREEKS represented Opportunity as bald, with no lock of hair by which she could be laid hold of as she turned away […]


“If thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift, go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.”– Mat_5:23-24. THERE IS a marked difference between memory and recollection. Memory resembles a great box or chest […]