Darlene Deibler Rose endured beatings, solitary confinement on death row, and malnutrition as well as separation from, and the death of, her husband, Russell. Darlene’s love for God and for others, her prayers, her witness through holy living and through her words are an inspiration.
Taking the truth about God to all peoples of the world is not just a “New Testament idea.” God has always had a heart for the nations, reaching out to them from Genesis to Revelation.
Researchers have discovered a link to the biblical accounts of the Creation and the Flood in ancient Chinese characters.
Our deepest need is for an intimate relationship with our Creator and Savior, Jesus Christ. Today’s hymn, I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, speaks to our hearts. In the opening of this BBC video, featuring the hymn, we actually learn a little bit of history about Aidan of Lindisfarne and Cuthbert of the mid-seventh century.
What is the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture and how does today’s hymn, How Firm a Foundation, express this vital teaching?
The gospel is clear throughout the hymn, O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing. I was struck by Wesley’s mention of living “under the law” in the tenth stanza: “Sudden expired the legal strife, ’Twas then I ceased to grieve; My second, real, living life I then began to live.”