Word for Your Life
“The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, & the one who is wise saves lives.“ ~ Proverbs 11:30
A Year with Aslan from The Last Battle
For now all we can do is imagine what heaven will be like, but for some – that’s all they’ll ever be able to do.
When Lucy & the others run into a group of dwarfs, it soon becomes apparent that the dwarves are blind, but they think it’s just dark out.
Can’t you see? Look up! Look around! Can’t you see the sky, the trees & the flowers? Can’t you see me?”
& one of the dwarves answers…
How in the name of all Humbug can I see what ain’t there?
It may be one of the hardest things about living in a world that’s not our home. No matter how hard we try, we can’t make people see what is plain to those with eyes of faith.
A-W Tozer ~ Faith Beyond Reason
Every person is what they secretly admire. You can train a chimp to carry a Bible, but every one of us is the sum of what we think about when we’re free to think about whatever we want to.…
CS Lewis ~ Mere Christianity
If you read history you’ll find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this [one].
Daily Walk Devotion ~ Intentional Living Center
Combine his firm grip with his firm foundation, & you’re in good hands.
Matthew 7:24 says ..
Everyone who hears these words of mine & puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
What that does is bring stability to every area of your life .. faith, finances, family, & more.
Francis Chan ~ Joy of Discipleship
When speaking at a conference, Francis Chan shared a conversation with another pastor, who told him…
I used to be funny..but the stories you run into & the pain people go thru, not to mention the criticism, all start building up & pretty soon nothing’s funny anymore.
& Francis Chan says what that leads to is that we get into a kind of safe zone in our ministry, where we just focus on preparing a good service whether God’s spirit shows up or not.
David Roper ~ A Heart of Wisdom
It’s good not only to tell our story, but to write it down for the next generation. & perhaps someday, someone will read our story & make something of themselves that we couldn’t make of ourselves – for those who come behind ought always to go beyond us.
Donald Miller ~ Blue Like Jazz
God doesn’t withhold love to teach me a lesson… [but] God’s love will never change you if you don’t accept it…