William Tyndale, a 16th century Englishman, translated the Bible into English while living in Germany. Finally, in 1525, he was able to publish a New Testament in English. But the church authorities at the time were not pleased and they angrily sought to destroy Tyndale and his translation. Finally, he was caught and brought back to England where he was burned at the stake.
A man was slowly losing his memory. After a lengthy examination, the doctor said that a risky operation on his brain might reverse his condition and restore his memory. However, the surgery would be so delicate that a nerve could be severed, causing total blindness. The surgeon asked, “So, which would you rather have, your sight or your memory?” The man pondered the question for
Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born. The child asked God, “They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?” God replied, “Among the many angels, I chose one. Your angel will be waiting for you and will take care of you.” The child further inquired, “But tell
Some emails we have received from our listeners around the world…. Location: Slovakia Comments: I love your music! I grew up on many of these songs (almost all of them), so they bring me back to the time when I gave my life to Jesus. They’re very anointed, and their lyrics say about simple and crucial Bible truths. May God bless you for your
An estimated 500,000 tons of water go over Niagara Falls every minute. On March 29, 1948, the falls suddenly stopped. Those who lived near enough heard the overwhelming silence, and immediately they thought it was a sign—the end of the world had come! However, after thirty hours had passed, the flow of water resumed. What happened? Heavy winds had set the ice fields of
Failure is never a pleasant feeling. It isn’t enjoyable to lose a job, see a relationship falter, or fail a test. But the disappointment we feel when we face defeat can be turned to joy if we look at it the right way! Thomas Edison was busy working in his laboratory at 2 o’clock one morning when an assistant came into the room and
Early in the last century, sculptor Gutzon Borglum gazed at the cliffs of South Dakota’s Black Hills. As any great artist would, he saw what no one else could: the sculpted faces of US presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. After 14 years, he finally completed his project—Mount Rushmore. How in the world did Borglum foresee such a work of
Many times, our unbelieving family and coworkers—in fact, society in general—can make believers feel small and inferior, like second class citizens. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line, we may begin to believe it! We become what I like to call “mopey Christians,” just moping around, keeping our faith hidden under a bushel, feeling afraid to say a word about Jesus, in fear that we might offend
When prisoners go to the courthouse, they wear shackles on their hands and ankles, making it difficult to walk without tripping, or walk quickly. They are guarded heavily. They are no longer free. That is only one of the consequences of their bad behavior. In the same way, when we were an unbeliever, though we could not see them, we had shackles—heavy ones—on our bodies.
Some emails we have received from our listeners around the world…. Location: Melbourne, Australia Message: Hello there, I’m from India but now in Australia as a student. I cannot thank God enough for this website and all of you who are involved in this mission. Words cannot describe what I felt when I listened to this. I had no spiritual input in Australia and