What you do when you don’t have to, determines what you will be when you...– Ruyard Kipling
Understanding is the reward of faith. Therefore seek not to understand that you...– St. Augustine of Hippo
I tried to pretend But the truth wanted in. I tried to deny But was living a...– Taken from Licking Honey Off a Thorn, 2001 by Susan Lenzkes
The Wrong Focus
Reading : Everyday with Jesus by Selwyn Hughes (10 November) Scripture Reading : Lamentations 3:22-33 I think that, deep down in my heart, I believed if I discovered some inner faults and shortcomings, I would feel so bad about myself that I would become miserable and thus ineffective in ministry. I had adopted an escape mentality and redoubled my efforts in the direction of thinking...
Why do so many people have struggles when it comes to prayer? .. Men and women...– Gordon McDonald
How Real Are We?
Reading : Everyday with Jesus by Selwyn Hughes (8 November) Scripture Reading : Psalm 51:1-17 Now that we have seen how impossible it is to become a real person until we know God, those of us who have experienced His saving grace ask ourselves : how real are we? We have already faced up to the truth about God - but can we face up to the truth about ourselves? It is here that...
A passion to obey Christ is born out of our relationship with him. The more we...– Calvin Miller
Two things I ask of you, LORD; do not refuse me before I die: Keep falsehood...– Proverbs 30:7-9