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The Search for Life

In this year’s January issue of National Geographic there appeared the following title, “The Search for Life.” The article dealt with the search for life on the planet Mars by the two Viking landers. Complex and intricate scientific experiments were carried out by the landers to determine if any life similar to that found on […]

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Harvest of Life

“While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest…shall not cease.” Gen. 8:22 Now is the time of harvest. Dried corn stalks stand row upon row at forlorn attention in dying fields. Heaps of brilliant orange pumpkins and vari-colored gourds are mounded, ready for market. By day the city streets are shrouded in the pungent blue-grey smoke […]

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Life!

High above the noble cottonwoods, spreading elms, and majestic pines hovered an ominous circle of vultures. Far below was the body of a disemboweled deer, the work of a pack of timber wolves the previous night. Soon the stench of decaying flesh ascended and permeated the air above the trees. Down spiraled the birds of […]

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The Resurrection and the Life (1)

“Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life.” John 11:25a. “I am the resurrection and the life.” These familiar but marvelous words of Jesus express the theme of this entire beautiful eleventh chapter of John, the record of the miraculous raising of Lazarus from the dead. You well know the setting. The […]

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Reformation in Christian Living

It was early in the sixteenth century! God’s clock, which measures all time with exactitude, registered the beginning of that historic era when the church of Jesus Christ would be resurrected from her Romish entombment where for sev­eral centuries she had been buried. Great events—turning points in history—were about to transpire. Things would hap­pen that […]

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Is The Soul Immortal?

The first question I received to be answered in this new rubric of the Beacon Lights is whether or not the soul of man is immortal. The questioner is somewhat con­fused because of an alleged state­ment made by one of our ministers that no one has an immortal soul, no. not even Christ in His […]

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