There are many people who fail. But there are two standards by which success and failure may be measured: there is the world’s standard, and there is God’s. Many persons who are recorded as having failed are successful in the higher sense, while many of earth’s vaunted successes are really complete and terrible failures. True Success If we are wise, we will seek to know … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #39: Not Foredoomed to Failure!
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“O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His mercy endures forever!” (1 Chronicles 16:34) “In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus!” (1 Thessalonians 5:18) The annual Thanksgiving Day in America has grown to be a national festival. It is a day of rejoicing. It summons all the people to gratitude. It is fitting that a people … [Read more...] about The Thanksgiving Habit
One of the biggest questions that many people face in this life may be summed up thus: “What am I in this world for? What is my purpose in life? What was God’s thought for me when he made me, and sent me here? How can I find out?” “What am I here for?” Your being here is no accident; there is Divine design in it. God thought about you, and then made you, and sent you into … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #37: What is My Purpose in Life?
Use the salt, not the pepper! If every word that is spoken was a good word, what an incalculable ministry of blessing would there be in a lifetime of speech! But too much of it is only idle words; and too much of it is not pure, good, and sweet. The subject is worthy of very earnest, serious thought. We should not be willing to misuse our gift of speech, or to fail to use … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #36: Use the Salt, Not the Pepper!
A Lesson From a Heathen Artist “There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judaea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.” (Luke 1:5, 6). This is a beautiful thing which … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #35: A Lesson From a Heathen Artist