Teachings By Jesus

The Lord’s Day Dawns

“Pray, then, in this way: ‘Father, who is in heaven,Hallowed be Your name.Your kingdom come.Your will be done,On earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily bread.And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil.For Yours is the… Continue reading The Lord’s Day Dawns

God Cannot Send You to Hell

People are often unreasonable and self-centered.Forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives.Be kind anyway.If you are honest, people may cheat you.Be honest anyway.If you find happiness, people may be jealous.Be happy anyway.The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.Do good anyway.Give the world the best you have and… Continue reading God Cannot Send You to Hell

Is Jesus God?

The long and winding road That leads to Your doorWill never disappear. I’ve seen that road before.It always leads me here. Lead me to Your door! The wild and windy night That the rain washed awayHas left a pool of tears, Crying for the day.Why leave me standing here? Let me know the way!– John… Continue reading Is Jesus God?

Jesus Needs No Religion

When morning gilds the skies, My heart awaking cries:May Jesus Christ be praised!Alike at work and prayer, To Jesus I repair;May Jesus Christ be praised!Does sadness fill my mind? A solace here I find,May Jesus Christ be praised!Or fades my earthly bliss? My comfort still is this,May Jesus Christ be praised!The night becomes as day.… Continue reading Jesus Needs No Religion

God Needs No Religion

With what shall I come to the LordAnd bow myself before the God on high?Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings,With yearling calves?Does the Lord take pleasure in thousands of rams,In ten thousand rivers of oil?Shall I give Him my firstborn for my wrongdoings,The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?He has… Continue reading God Needs No Religion

My Spirit Guide

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.He leads me to lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul.He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sale.Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and… Continue reading My Spirit Guide

Who Do You Say That I Am?

The church’s one foundationIs Jesus Christ her Lord;She is his new creationBy water and the Word.From heaven he came and sought herTo be his holy bride;With his own blood he bought her,And for her life he died.– Samuel John Stone (1839-1900) from “The Church’s One Foundation” (1866) It astonishes me to realize that no Christian reformer… Continue reading Who Do You Say That I Am?

Faith vs. Knowing

I wonder as I wander out under the sky,How Jesus the Savior did come for to die.For poor on’ry people like you and like I…I wonder as I wander out under the sky. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall,With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all.But high from God’s heaven a… Continue reading Faith vs. Knowing


The quality of mercy is not strained;It droppeth as the gentle rain from heavenUpon the place beneath. It is twice blest;It blesseth him that gives and him that takes:‘T is mightiest in the mightiest; it becomesThe throned monarch better than his crown:His sceptre shows the force of temporal power,The attribute to awe and majesty,Wherein doth… Continue reading Kindness

The Silver Cord

Remember Him—before the silver cord is severed,and the golden bowl is broken;before the pitcher is shattered at the spring,and the wheel broken at the well, and the dust returns to the ground it came from,and the spirit returns to God who gave it.– Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 Please read our frame-verse a second time. The Biblical Book of Ecclesiastes… Continue reading The Silver Cord