This edition of WORDS OF LIFE starts with young King Solomon's singular initial task of fulfilling his father's vision by building the splendid Temple in Jerusalem. From a king using costly materials we turn to lessons from commonplace objects of pottery. Then guest writer Major Anita Caldwell challenges us to pursue the splendour of everyday holiness before the apostle John's writings aid our thinking as we move towards the Easter victory of our radiant Risen Lord. On Sundays we discover more nuggets in the psalms. 'The mystery in a nutshell is just this: Christ is in you, so therefore you can look forward to sharing in God's glory.' (Colossians 1:27, The Message).
The Salvation Army was founded by William Booth in 1878 and today works in 103 countries to preach the Gospel and meet contemporary social needs. Words of Life is The Salvation Army's Bible reading publication. Words of Life is written by Major Evelyn Merriam. Primarily educated in the USA, she received her high school diploma in Kobe, Japan, a degree in education from Eastern Nazarene College, her officer's commission from The Salvation Army's training college in New York, and a degree in writing from Manhattanville College. Evelyn and her husband have worked with The Salvation Army for more than 35 years, five of them in Japan. They live in New York's Hudson Valley.
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