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- skilled at seeing other’s weaknesses
- Jesus, cast a look on me
- love with no parting
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Tag Archives: J.I. Packer
I don’t understand how airplanes stay in the sky. I don’t understand how a needle runs around a record’s surface and then sound, exactly like the original recorded sound, comes out. I don’t understand how ants know to walk in … Continue reading
“…grace means God’s love in action towards men who merited the opposite of love. Grace means God moving heaven and earth to save sinners who could not lift a finger to save themselves…drawing us sinners closer and closer to Himself…Grace … Continue reading
“… the thought of our Maker becoming our perfect parent — faithful in love and care, generous and thoughtful, interested in all we do, respecting our individuality, skillful in training us, wise in guidance, always available, helping us to find … Continue reading
“How can we turn our knowledge about God into knowledge of God? The rule for doing this is simple but demanding. It is that we turn each truth that we learn about God into matter for meditation before God, leading … Continue reading
In our early twenties, single, and both hoping to head overseas as missionaries, a girlfriend and I used to say to one another, “We’ll never drive a minivan.” We weren’t worried about an American lifestyle we thought we’d be leaving … Continue reading
My favorite month has officially exited this year’s fall stage. As we say goodbye to October and hello to November, I keep thinking that October’s blaze-orange pumpkins and fiery-red leaves are meant to teach us. Just as April’s daffodils help … Continue reading
Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea. A great High Priest whose name is Love, who ever lives and pleads for me. My name is graven on His hands. My name is written on His … Continue reading
This will be the third Father’s Day since my dad died. I miss him. Your own memories of your earthly father may be painful, and your heart might not fill with any sense of missing. But as Father’s Day approaches, … Continue reading
A while back, I saved this J.I. Packer quote from a Justin Taylor post. In this excerpt, Packer paints a memorable picture of God’s provision of His Spirit, and of the Spirit’s work and purpose in the life of a believer. I’ve … Continue reading