IN THE past few years antiques have become so valuable that a flourishing market has developed in their modern manufacture. The frequenter of Ye Olde Antique Shop has to be extremely careful and know his field or he is likely to be "stung" by being sold a cheap imitation instead of a real antique. . .
On the cover of this magazine you see a preacher in a wheat field surrounded by an abundance of this valuable grain. But apparently he sees nothing of it. His question is "Where is the harvest?" And to his question, Jesus gives the answer, "The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.". . .
FROM time immemorial music and religion have been closely interwoven, for since the dawn of history music has been an integral part of man's experience. The Bible itself opens on the strains of a sublime oratorio when "the morning stars sang together," and closes on that mighty chorus "Salvation, and glory, and honour" as human history merges into eternity. . .
WHEN we think of the work of Christ in salvation we usually concentrate our attention on His death on the cross, and not with out reason. This event certainly is decisive. But what does the Bible mean when it says in Romans 5:10: "For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life"? 1 Jesus not only died, but He conquered death. . .
FOR some time Roger had been "hung up" on a four-letter word. But then he chanced to meet a Chinese scholar walking along a winding road below the city walls of Chungking talking to himself. The scholar was repeating the same sentence over and over to himself, pronouncing each syllable clearly and distinctly. The young missionary recognized the key words as some that he had recently read in his Chinese Bible. . .
We requested the Ellen G. White Estate to furnish an answer to the rather perplexing question posed in the title. The following article not only brings us an answer to the question but helps make us more aware of the power and the greatness of God. . .
OUR home planet is but one of nine that orbit the sun in our solar system, yet only on earth do conditions seem ideal for the support of life. Two of the planets are so close to the sun that their surface temperatures are too hot for life to exist. Five of the planets are so far from the sun that its feeble rays cannot warm their surfaces enough to sustain life processes. . .
WHAT a night it was. Eastern nights are often full of wistful beauty and haunting mystery, and the one on which Belshazzar feasted and fell was no exception. A thousand of his lords and nobles and their wives and concubines had gathered in a banquet hall that was in keeping with the splendor of a world monarchy. . .
THE primitive church in the days of Christ and the apostles was organized for service. Without impressive structures, either in buildings or organization, it carried on a tremendous daily missionary contact program that effectively carried the gospel to an indifferent world. . .