Thanksgiving

Things Housewives Are Thankful For. (illustration)

Here is a list of things housewives are most thankful for: “For husbands who attack small repair jobs around the house because they usually make them big enough to call in the professionals. For children who put away their things & clean up after themselves. They’re suc …

Ironside: "Is There Something Wrong With Your Food?” (illustration)

In his book “Folk Psalms Of Faith,” Ray Stedman tells of an experience H. A. Ironside had in a crowded restaurant. Just as Ironside was about to begin his meal, a man approached and asked if he could join him. Ironside invited him to have a seat. Then, as was his …

Corrie ten Boom’s Life is Spared Because of Flees (illustration)

Corrie ten Boom in The Hiding Place relates an incident that taught her always to be thankful. She and her sister, Betsy, had just been transferred to the worst German prison camp they had seen yet, Ravensbruck. On entering the barracks, they found them extremely overcrowded and …

Seventeen saved - Not one said thank you (illustration)

A story is told of a shipwreck off the coast of Evanston, Illinois many years ago. The students of Northwestern University came to the rescue. One student, Edward Spenser, personally saved the lives of 17 persons that day. Years later a reporter was writing a follow up story of t …

Thanksgiving (illustration)

Thankfulness seems to be a lost art today. Warren Wiersbe illustrated this problem in his commentary on Colossians. He told about a ministerial student in Evanston, Illinois, who was part of a life-saving squad. In 1860, a ship went aground on the shore of Lake Michigan near Evan …

Song Written After Fiance Drowns (illustration)

A young woman named Anne Steele was engaged to be married, and had looked forward to her wedding day with eagerness. The big day finally arrived and so did the guests; but the groom was missing. After about an hour of waiting, a messenger brought the tragic news that Anne’s fian …

Thankful Because of Fleas (illustration)

Corrie ten Boom in The Hiding Place relates an incident that taught her always to be thankful. She and her sister, Betsy, had just been transferred to the worst German prison camp they had seen yet, Ravensbruck. Upon entering the barracks, they found them extremely overcrowded an …