Category Archives: Biblical Standards

“Mind Your Own Business”

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The Principle of Enslavement

For a time, when I was a young teenager, my father and I ran some trap lines. We trapped mink, raccoons, muskrats, anything that had fur and whose skin would fetch a price. We would typically find the animals dens … Continue reading

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The Principle of Concentration

Have you ever played the game of Jenga? It’s the game where you have a wooden tower that is built out of smaller blocks that you take turns removing blocks from the bottom of the structure and then re-stacking those … Continue reading

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The Biblical Principle of Readiness

The Boy Scout’s motto is “Always Prepared!” As a Christian, we should always be prepared and ready to give an answer for the hope that is within us. “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always … Continue reading

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The Principle of Excellence

On September 8, 1860, the steamer Lady Elgin collided with the schooner Augusta on Lake Michigan a few miles north of Evanston. Of the 385 passengers on board, 287 were lost. A tugboat saved 98, while the remainder washed towards … Continue reading

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The Principle of Weights

The Truth – I must lay aside weights as well as sin. (Hebrews 12:1, 2) “Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?” Galatians 5:7 Quote: “Remember that guy that gave up? Neither … Continue reading

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The Principle of Imitation

It has been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In our life, as Christians, are we seeking to be imitators of Christ or imitators of the World? “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye … Continue reading

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The Principle of Feelings

How often have we said such things as, “I just don’t feel like doing…?” Even in our world there are such popular sayings as “If it feels good then do it” or “Follow your heart!” However, in the passages of … Continue reading

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The Principle of Purity

“Holy is the way God is. To be holy he does not conform to a standard. He is that standard. He is absolutely holy with an infinite, incomprehensible fullness of purity that is incapable of being other than it is. … Continue reading

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The Principles of Temptations

As the Union Pacific Railroad was being constructed, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the West.  Wanting to test the bridge, the builder loaded a train with enough extra cars and equipment to double its … Continue reading

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