Jesse M. Hendley
I want to speak to young people today, and I pray that
God will guide us into the Word of God, as we look at
Colossians 2:9 on PAUL'S CREED. May God speak to our
hearts as we read this passage together. I hope you
will memorize this simple sentence---it isn't very
long. "For in Him dwelleth all the fullness of the
godhead bodily." IN HIM, in Christ, dwelleth ALL THE
FULLNESS, of the Godhead, bodily.
It is wonderful to know the Lord Jesus Christ as our
Saviour. It is wonderful because, first of all, this
relationship keeps us from sin.
The chief of police in Ypsilanti, Michigan, makes
these remarks. "I turn to the pages of my own
experience and stand aghast at the record. An increase
of forty per cent then sixty per cent, and then one
hundred per cent, in three years time. I never saw so
much immorality, vice, debauchery and crime as we have
found practiced by our young people today. The
indifference to the sterling qualities of virtue,
known and respected by your mother and mine is
appalling. Isn't it time we got back to GOD? In God's
Name, why don't we endorse a program that exalts our
Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ? Young people today
don't want to be fooled. They don't want the gospel of
Social Reform. Their hearts are hungry. They want
regeneration, satisfaction, and a new life secure in
the eternal promises of God."
That man is exactly right. He is writing, from the
standpoint of the chief of police. Thank God for a
godly chief of police who is appalled at the increase
in crime under his own jurisdiction.
I approach it from the standpoint of the Gospel of
Jesus Christ, as a preacher of the Word. As we have
traveled up and down the land in revival campaigns, we
have found that on the one hand, there is a great
REVOLT by young people against God, but on the other
hand, hundreds of young people are SURRENDERING TO
CHRIST, yielding to Chri ...
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