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“Religious people find God useful. Christians find God beautiful.” (Tim Keller) A religious leader named Simon invites Jesus to eat dinner in his home. As Jesus arrives, Simon doesn’t offer water to wash the dust from his sandaled feet. Simon … Continue reading
“The only way to break the hold of a beautiful object on the soul is to show it an object even more beautiful.” Thomas Chalmers You’re beginning to recognize when you’re lured by soul-poisoning counterfeits. You realize you’ve settled for happiness … Continue reading
“The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks.” (Matthew Henry, 1662-1714) The tempter prowls about seeking whom … Continue reading
Living before medicine would have cured or medicated her symptoms, Martha Snell Nicholson was bed-ridden with intense pain for decades. In the midst of her pain, and because of it, she wrote one of the more meaningful poems I’ve read … Continue reading