Manifestations of Carnality
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Manifestations of Carnality

The following tract was written by Elmer Ellsworth Shelhamer. Born in 1869, Shelhamer was converted at 16 and called to preach holiness and divine healing. He labored in revivals, helped found Free Methodist Churches in Pennsylvania and Illinois, and spent several years ministering at God’s Bible School. He wrote and edited a number of books...

The Place of Crushing–A Call to Holiness, by Ray Greenley
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The Place of Crushing–A Call to Holiness, by Ray Greenley

It is early evening in Judea. Just outside Jerusalem, Peter, James and John are walking with Jesus to the olive grove, to the place of crushing: Gethsemane. Jesus begins to stumble. He is in obvious pain and turmoil. Jesus is staggering because He is so troubled in His spirit. His heart is breaking. He is...

Giving to Jesus: A Christmas Message
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Giving to Jesus: A Christmas Message

As we head into Christmas, it is good to be on guard against the temptation to worldliness and materialism. Let’s consider how the wise men, King Herod, and the Sanhedrin responded to God giving his Son to a lost and dying world. The wise men recognized that Jesus was God’s gift to the world, including...

Starting a New Writing Journey
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Starting a New Writing Journey

As we grow in Jesus, our thoughts and prayers about His Kingdom and Righteousness consume more and more of our mind’s eye. Our aim on this page is to share these prayerful thoughts and contemplations with our online ecclesia.