“How excellent is Thy lovingkindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Thy wings. They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of Thy house; and Thou shalt make them drink of the river of Thy pleasures. For with Thee is the fountain of life; in Thy light shall we see life.” (Psalm 36:7-9)
“Commitment without reflection is fantacism in action. But reflection without commitment is the paralysis of all action.” – Dr. John Mackay, President of Princeton Seminary, quoted in John Stott, Your Mind Matters “I am not pleading for a dry, humorless, academic Christianity, but for a warm devotion set on fire by truth.” – John…
“The peace of God means the absence of conflict with the will of God. It means harmony within, concord with his purpose for our lives.” – Elisabeth Elliot, All That Was Ever Ours… “Strive to choose, not that which is easiest, but that which is most difficult. Do not deprive your soul of the…
“Only contented hearts always experience well-being.” – Deitrich Bonhoeffer, Meditations on the Word
Coram Deo: A Midnight Ride
The Life and Diary of David Brainerd: Missionary to the Indians by Jonathan Edwards
It’s all about Christ!
Your yoke is easy and Your burden is light…this must not be Your burden I’m carrying.
The enjoyment of [God] is the only happiness with which our souls can be satisfied…. Fathers and mothers, husbands, wives, or children, or the company of earthly friends are but shadows, but enjoyment of God is the substance. These are but scattered beams, but God is the sun. These are but streams, but God is…
There are three integral questions that every generation asks. There are three vital answers that every person searches for.
“In the kingdom of heaven the operating principle is not merit, but grace.” – Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace
This grace is a supernatural light, and a certain special gift of God, and the proper mark of the elect, and pledge of everlasting salvation; it raiseth up a man from earthly things to love the things of heaven, and of a carnal maketh him a spiritual man. The more therefore nature is kept down and subdued, so much the greater grace is infused, and daily by new visitations the inward man becomes more reformed according to the image of God