Elizabeth Prentiss . . . That name sounds familiar. Where have you seen it before? Who was Elizabeth Prentiss? You may have read her best-seller Stepping Heavenward or The Little Preacher. You have certainly seen her name in our hymnbooks (Trinity, No. 649). Remember now? Yes, she wrote the hymn "More Love to Thee, O Christ."
Rosa Young – Committed to Serve
A Bright Child
Ayako Miura – From Disillusioned Nihilist to Christian Author
Bob Brady gives an update on what is happening this month at the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. This information and more can be found on the November Member Update.
“Life will get worse.” What if that were one half of a ubiquitous Christian bumper sticker? “Follow me to Jesus. Life will get worse.” Maybe a little tacky, but it would be truth in advertising. To follow the Man of sorrows is to enter a life of sorrows.
It is this lesson Calvin works out his chapter, “Of Bearing the Cross – One Branch of Self-Denial.” Calvin exposits our Lord's own invitation to become a Christian: “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me" (Matt. 16:24).