The most effective, persuasive, results producing argument for Christianity is the love of the Christ Follower.
“The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ. But it is far easier than what we are all trying to do instead.”
Over the years I’ve come to realize, the most valuable thing on earth among humankind is a love for Jesus.
For a friend who’s battling temptation. (From the archives) Read More
(From the archives.)
Guilt, Fear, And A Crushed Spirit
Continuing our series on suffering, today we’ll look at how ignoring God can Read More
Yesterday Nate told me something about the musician Henry Rollins. He said: Henry Rollins is afraid to die. So he sleeps only as long as he has to sleep. And when he’s not asleep he makes the most of every waking moment.
That really resonated with me because the day before Read More
“My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise you voice for understanding, if you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find knowledge of God.” Proverbs 2:1-5
From my notes on yesterday’s excellent teaching by Curtis Zeigler.
Without relationships, you can’t realize the gifts of the Spirit. The gifts of the Spirit can’t be exercised in isolation.
If you study the gifts of the Spirit anywhere they’re mentioned in the Bible, you’ll find that Read More