"Live in truth, speak in truth,
so that when people get to know
you better they will get to know
"If the power of the Gospel is not felt throughout the length and breadth of this land, anarchy and misrule, degradation and misery, corruption and darkness will reign without mitigation or end."
"Isn't it amazing how much Light the Bible throws on commentaries?"
"Throughout the whole world error and truth travel the same highways, work in the same fields and factories, attend the same churches, fly the same planes and shop the same stores. So skilled is error at imitating truth that the two are constantly being mistaken for each other. It takes a sharp eye these days to know which brother is Cain and which is Abel!"
"A hypocrite has God on his
tongue and the world in his heart."
- Shalom -
"An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful. But an open mind about the ultimate foundations either of Theoretical or of Practical Reason is idiocy. "
"The brook would lose its song if you removed the stones."
"I 've learned to hold everything loosely because it hurts when God pries my fingers from it."
"Let us learn like Christians to kiss the rod, and love it."
"Do not regret growing older...
it is a privelige denied to many"
"Amiable agnostics will talk cheerfully about man's search for God. For me, they might as well talk about the mouse's search for a cat..."
C. S. LEWIS
"Did it ever occur to you
that nothing occurs to God?"
"It rains on the just and the unjust."
CAREFUL ON WHAT YOU PLANT THESE DAYS .....
If you plant honesty, You will reap trust
If you plant goodness, You will reap friends
If you plant humility, You will reap greatness
If you plant perseverance, You will reap victory
If you plant consideration, You will reap harmony
If you plant hard work, You will reap success
If you plant forgiveness, You will reap reconciliation
If you plant openness, You will reap intimacy
If you plant patience, You will reap improvements
If you plant faith, You will reap miracles
But If you plant dishonesty, You will reap distrust.
If you plant selfishness, You will reap loneliness
If you plant pride, You will reap destruction
If you plant envy, You will reap trouble
If you plant laziness, You will reap stagnation.
If you plant bitterness, You will reap isolation
If you plant greed, You will reap loss
If you plant gossip, You will reap enemies
If you plant worries, You will reap wrinkles
If you plant sin, You will reap guilt
~ Thoughts to Ponder ~
Sent to me by Shalom
Prayer doesn't always change things for you... it changes you for things!
"We'd like to be humble...but what if no one notices."
- John Ortberg
"One of the ways that our faith expresses itself is by our ability to be still, to be present, and not to panic or lose perspective. God still does his best work in the most difficult of circumstances."
- Tim Hansel
"When the Omniscient God asks you a question, it is not because he is seeking information."
- Stuart Singer
"It is good to speak
to man about God.
It is even better to
speak to God about Man."
- Joe Cory
"If youre looking up to God you wont be looking down on people."
"Satan draws circles,
God draws lines."
Jonathan Entwistle, England
"Peace is the presence
of power not the absence
"Many church members are neatly starched and ironed, but they've never been washed! "
- Rev. Harry T. Smith
"The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, and not on our circumstances."
- Martha Washington
"Faith is not belief
but trust without
- Elton Trueblood
"Out of 100 men, one will read the Bible, the other 99 will read the Christian."
"The more we stay in God's word
the more likely we are
to stay out of sin."
- Mark Driskill -