Commentary

Endless Blessings

  1. 23rd September 2017
  2. Marc Arseneault

All my life I was taught that Canada was the second biggest landmass in the world. Part of that knowledge also included the fact that the Canadian prairies were grain baskets for Canada, and also the world, but I had never experienced it firsthand. So, several years ago, as we drove to a new home in Manitoba, we decided to go through the north of the United...

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What Profit Is It?

  1. 21st September 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

We all seek to profit from our various endeavors. We want a return on our investment of time, effort, work, energy and money. Seeking profit is not wrong. But what is truly profitable?

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Who are your teachers?

  1. 19th September 2017
  2. Wallace G. Smith

My family and I watch our share of nature documentaries, and we are always entertained by scenes of newborn animals—gazelles, giraffes, etc.—struggling, mere moments after birth, to walk. As they struggle on their wobbly legs, instinct pushes them to walk and run as soon as possible, lest they fall as quick prey to predators or become a burden on their herds.

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Saturday's Game

  1. 16th September 2017
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

The season is here. The days are getting shorter, and it’s cooler in the evening. The fall semester of school has begun, and that means something very important has also begun. I’m talking about football! For much of the United States, football is a passion. Lives are planned around the big games with all the rituals, like wearing school colors, carrying symbols...

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For Signs and Seasons

  1. 14th September 2017
  2. Jonathan Bueno

Most people don't really know the plan and purpose of God, but there are a real set of annual holy days that spell it out—and you can learn what they are, and when they take place!

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Could You Have Been Fooled?

  1. 12th September 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Most people have heard the famous quote from President Abraham Lincoln: "You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." There is truth in that statement. But it is also a scary thought that you or I can be fooled at least some of the time. I don't want to be fooled. Do you?

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The Blessing of the Feast of Tabernacles

  1. 09th September 2017
  2. Wyatt Ciesielka

All around the world, faithful Christians are preparing to celebrate the great Feast that Jesus Christ and the apostles observed 2,000 years ago. This is the same Feast that all of the world will learn to celebrate in the coming Kingdom of God. The Feast of Tabernacles is a joyous celebration. It is also a commanded assembly that true Christians continue to...

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Ancient Paths

  1. 07th September 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Ancient paths, found on every continent, were used by people living centuries ago to travel from place to place and trade their goods. These ancient pathways were the best route—or sometimes the only route—to take to arrive safely at the desired destination.

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Offline to Reality?

  1. 05th September 2017
  2. Justin D. Ridgeway

I still remember seeing a cartoon some time ago that summed up an interesting trend in Western society. It showed four children playing on a park bench with their tablets and devices, with a desolate playground in the background. The caption stated, “children playing.” This satire illustrates a starkly troubling phenomenon. In our desire to virtually connect...

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Ages to Come

  1. 02nd September 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Consider, for a moment, the geologic timeline of the Earth, which estimates our planet to be 4.5 billion years of age. The age of the universe is three times longer, estimated at 13.8 billion years. Since man’s average lifespan is generally less than a mere century, we cannot adequately comprehend billions of years.

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