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Category Archives: God
Only one life, ’twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last. C.T. Studd, 1860-1931 “…one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions….’This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have … Continue reading
God: Magnificent. Glorious. Other. God Triune: Father, Son and Holy Spirit — in everlasting, loving relationship with one another. God; perfect, complete. Yet. He chooses to love fallen humans. He seeks humans bent on rejecting Him. Humans like you. Like … Continue reading
For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea. Habakkuk 2:14 ______________________________________________
Hast thou no scar? No hidden scar on foot, or side, or hand? I hear thee sung as mighty in the land; I hear them hail thy bright, ascendant star. Hast thou no scar? Hast thou no wound? Yet I … Continue reading
Even though the fig trees have no blossoms, and there are no grapes on the vines; even though the olive crop fails, and the fields lie empty and barren; even though the flocks die in the fields, and the cattle … Continue reading
“He says no in order that He may, in some way we cannot imagine, say yes. All His ways with us are merciful. His meaning is always love.” Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) _______________________________
Amazing creator. Painting a sky so that we’d notice, and wonder, and know Him. Amazing creator. So masterful, that no two are alike. Amazing creator. Even a drop of water, beautiful and life-giving, points to Him. Jesus replied, “Anyone who … Continue reading
“There are some true Christians in the world of whom very little is known. The case of Joseph of Arimathea teaches this very plainly. Here is a man named among the friends of Christ, whose very name we never find elsewhere … Continue reading
Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you. Psalm 143:8 _______________________________
From prayer that asks that I may be Sheltered from winds that beat on Thee, From fearing when I should aspire, From faltering when I should climb higher, From silken self, O Captain, free Thy soldier who would follow Thee. … Continue reading
“…so the meaning of human life, the meaning of existence, the meaning of the universe is at its core: All things are to be used to show how magnificent God is. This universe is about God. Sometimes I have heard … Continue reading
The Bride eyes not her garment, but her dear Bridegroom’s face; I will not gaze at glory, but on my King of grace. The words of this old hymn help me. I picture a bride, beautiful, happy, excited — readied … Continue reading