January 26, 2017
The simple record of these three short years of active life has done more to regenerate and soften mankind than all the discourses of philosophers and all the exhortations of moralists.
January 25, 2017
difficult situations and wrong choices conspire to trap us in hopelessness.
January 24, 2017
In an age of hope, men looked up at the night sky and saw “the heavens." In an age of hopelessness, they call it simply “space.”
January 23, 2017
Until we embrace our mutual brokenness, our work with low-income people is likely to do more harm than good. I sometimes unintentionally reduce poor people to objects that I use to fulfill my own need to accomplish something. I am not okay, and you are not okay. But Jesus can fix us both.
January 22, 2017
Apathy is unconditional surrender where we are driven into hiding by unrealistic fear, and firmly held there by the misinformed belief that we are helpless to do anything other than hide. Therefore, apathy survives solely on lies and can be completely abated by truth.
January 21, 2017
The more helpless you are, the better you are fitted to pray, and the more answers to prayer you will experience.
January 20, 2017
I am ready to meet God face to face tonight and look into those eyes of infinite holiness, for all my sins are covered by the atoning blood.
January 19, 2017
Whence comes this idea that if what we are doing is fun, it can't be God's will? The God who made giraffes, a baby's fingernails, a puppy's tail, a crooknecked squash, the bobwhite's call, and a young girl's giggle, has a sense of humor. Make no mistake about that.
January 18, 2017
Often, in the midst of great problems, we stop short of the real blessing God has for us, which is a fresh vision of who He is.
January 17, 2017
If we forgive other people, our hearts are made fit to receive forgiveness.