The scripture tells us to lay aside every weight that we
may run the race that is before us. The apostle Paul spoke
of this race as pressing toward the mark for the prize of
the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Weights are things that hold us down; that keep us from ascending
the mount with our Lord. They may be good things, but this
is a day in which we must choose—even the best from
Many are swamped with religious mail from many sources, proclaiming
many things and most asking for help. No one can respond to
We trust the Banner may be of a quality that will inspire
you to come up higher in the Lord. If you are fed by the articles,
there may be others you know who would enjoy receiving the
Pray for and with us that we will not be a weight, but rather
an inspiration to greater heights.
Wade E Taylor
Pinecrest Bible Training Center