Thursday, January, 28th, 2021

November 6, 1977 by Steve Johnson (1975-1979)

Sunday, November 6, 1977 1:30 am “Get up!” “Get up, the roof is caving in!” I got out of bed and hurried to the door. When I looked into the hallway, two guys who lived in the basement came running up the stairwell. “What’s going on?”, I asked. “The basement is flooded. We barely got […]

December 1, 2008

Opening Rough Packages He who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. Hebrews 11:6 “Sometimes diamonds are done up in rough packages, so that their value cannot be seen,” wrote Dr. A. B. Simpson. “When the Tabernacle was built in the wilderness there […]

November 17, 2008

We Are Capable through Jesus Christ In one of her journal entries, Evelyn Forrest wrote, “Lord, we need You because we are not equal to the task.” We probably can surmise she was thinking about the college and all that needed to be done. Her words were a humble and honest confession. Just working with […]

Trees of Righteousness

Trees of Righteousness

After a devastating fire in March 1913 threatened to close the college, God gave Dr. Forrest a promise that has become the college’s anthem of faith: “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, Because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up […]

November 10, 2008

What Is Your Life Message? Dr. and Mrs. Forrest had contacts all over the world. Doors were open to them that were closed to many people yet they never lost their humble hearts. Whether they were teaching or preaching in New York City or in the smallest of mountain towns in Northeast Georgia, people knew […]

November 3, 2008

The Shield of Faith In The Edges of His Ways, Amy Carmichael reminds us of a tremendous principle concerning fear and God’s ability to overcome it. She wrote, “The word used for shield signifies a great oblong shield, which covers the whole body. The dart mentioned in Ephesians 6:16 is the kind which when it […]

October 20, 2008

My Utmost for His Highest IF YOU TOOK A CLASS from TFC missions professor Dr. Norm Allison, you were sure to hear Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest read to you on a regular basis. Dr. Allison introduced many of his students to this devotional book that is prized by thousands of Christians who […]

October 13, 2008

The Truth about Fear In his sermon notes Dr. Forrest writes, “God commanded His servants from Abraham to John on Patmos to ‘Fear not.’ Even though we make strong professions of faith, there are times when we act very atheistic in our belief in God’s ability to protect, provide, and keep us from harm. Hasn’t […]

October 6, 2008

Are You Willing to Wait In Achieving the Impossible, Dr. Forrest wrote about several occasions when he had to wait for God’s answer to a pressing problem. No doubt he thought about how easily Jesus turned water in wine. Surely, providing for a financial need or insight into a pressing issue could not be as […]

September 22, 2008

Jesus Never Fails With the storm clouds of war hanging heavy in Europe, Dr. Forrest wrote these words, “The world is seeking leadership. It seems that chaos is in charge but it is not. Newspapers and radio bulletins are full of talk about the kind of leader we need. Where are we going to find […]