God has objective existence independent of and apart from any notions which we may have concerning Him. The worshipping heart does not create its Object. It finds Him here when it wakes from its moral slumber in the morning of its regeneration. Tozer, A. W. (Aiden Wilson) (2011-03-24). The Pursuit of God (pp. 38-39). . … Continue reading A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God, quotes
"Despite what most people think, the 'church' is more than just bricks and mortar. It's always been, and always will be, a fellowship of people that goes far beyond the walls of any building, denomination or meeting space. It's a community of people who have found healthy patterns of human relating and new standards for … Continue reading Church?
"Messy Spirituality is the scandalous assertion that following Christ is anything but tidy and neat, balanced and orderly. Far from it. Spirituality is complex, complicated, and perplexing-the disorderly, sloppy, chaotic look of authentic faith in the real world. Spirituality is anything but a straight line; it is a mixed-up, topsy-turvy, helter-skelter godliness that turns our … Continue reading Messy Spirituality Quote
"The journey of every human being begins in the mother's womb, with life defined not by possessions but by intimate dependence on the one who gives life itself. It ends in the womb of the grave, where one is stripped of possessions and intimately reconnected with 'mother earth'. There are no exceptions; every life must … Continue reading Birth to Death – Every Man’s Journey
"I'm convinced that if we human beings all saw ourselves as God sees us, the world would be radically different." Jeanne Stevens, Soul School, p. 23.
“The doctrine of the Trinity likewise provides the foundation for understanding this dimension of the act of creation. As we have seen, God’s essence is love. The dynamic of the Trinity is the love reciprocated between the Father and the Son, which is the Holy Spirit. This central dimension of the essence of God – … Continue reading Divine Essence and Creation
I was listening to a LifeChurch TV podcast by Craig Groeschel and he said something that has bothered me for 5 days now... "Good intentions are not God intentions." I don't know what to do with that but pray. It is not, "Am I doing the right thing?" it is "Am I doing the God-thing."
Last night I picked up a book that was beside my bed that I have wanted to read for some time and it A Resilient Life by Gordon MacDonald. MacDonald seeks to give some principles to help Christians "finish what they start, persevere in adversity and push themselves to their potential." In chapter one he … Continue reading Are you a quitter?
Thought you could chew on this one for a while...hang in there parents!!! When a parent refused to accept his child's defiant challenge, something changes in their relationship. The youngster begins to look at his mother and father with disrespect; they are unworthy of her allegiance. More important, she wonders why they would let her … Continue reading Quote on Parenting
From Oswald Chambers My Utmost for His Highest accessible at http://myutmost.org. Taken from James 4:8. It is essential that you give people the opportunity to act on the truth of God. The responsibility must be left with the individual— you cannot act for him. It must be his own deliberate act, but the evangelical message … Continue reading A quote that is captivating me…