Youth Truth

Bring the Hammer!

Jeremiah 23:29 “Is not my word like as a fire? saith the Lord; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?” What a wonderful book the Bible is! The Bible is our guide book according to Joshua 1:8. The Bible is for doctrine, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness according to II Timothy…

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Keep the Fire Going

Leviticus 6:13 “The fire shall ever be burning upon the altar; it shall never go out.” Hello teenager, can I talk very seriously with you for the next few minutes? If you are like many Christian teens, then sometime this summer you attended a youth rally, a conference, or camp and made a new or…

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Importance of the Testimony

Acts 15:1-4 – “And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved. When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up…

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The Beauty of Blushing

The term “blushing bride” used to be a compliment, an expression used to describe the reaction of a chaste young woman about to become a wife. Blushing was symbolic of her purity and modesty. This expression seems to have gone out of vogue, along with the virtue and discretion it symbolized. Sadly, in its place,…

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The Value of Labor

Proverbs 14:23 “In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.” My parents taught me the value of labor. Both of my parents never allowed me to whine or avoid work because they knew how it would help me through life. My father would often have people in…

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THE BIBLE: God’s Love Letter To Us

Why do we have a Bible? Who wrote the Bible? How do we know the Bible is true? Over the years, these are just a few questions that well-meaning teenagers have asked. These teenagers were not being critical, but were just inquisitive and hungry for answers. I believe this shows that there are more questions…

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The Weakness of CCM

A reason why we are opposed to Contemporary Christian Music is that when it comes into a church (or into the life of an individual) it weakens the church’s Biblicist stance and results in a gradual lowering of standards of morality and doctrine. The late Gordon Sears, who had an evangelistic music ministry for many years…

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The Fence Post

1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Once there was a fence post in front of a house. Inside the house was a boy who was rambunctious and rebellious toward his parents.  His dad decided to teach…

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Sticking With Your Decisions

Acts 9:11 “And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth,” Ever go through a week of Christian Summer Camp and come home fired up for God? Maybe it was a youth…

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Why Gold Makes It Through The Fire

1 Timothy 1:12 “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry;” Gold in the Bible is referred to as a favorable, valuable metal.  The Bible says in Pro 25:11 that “A word fitly spoken is like apples of God in pictures of…

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