Again it is spring, and new life is appearing everywhere.
An inspiring Word in the Song of Solomon reads: “My
beloved spake, and said to me, Rise up, my love, my fair one,
and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over
and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the
singing of the birds is come, and the voice of the turtle
is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green
figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell.
Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away” Song of
Solomon 2:10-13. Spring always signifies a time of fresh vision
and challenge. Life coming forth from that which was dead.
The Lord is calling His people to new heights of vision and
understanding at this time. It is our prayer that you may
see Him more clearly in this season, and blossom forth in
your spiritual life to a more beautiful expression of the
The response to and interest in the Banner has been very
encouraging, and in this we rejoice, that we may have a part
in ministering to the Body of Christ. However, the fall and
winter issues of the Banner were late in being sent out due
to problems and breakdowns in our printing equipment. We are
prayerfully looking to the Lord for His provision in sending
forth the Word of the Lord through the Banner, and in replacing
May our Lord continually guide and bless you in coming to
know Him better.