People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you… Continue reading Do It Anyway
Ephesians 5:15-17 15 So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. 16 Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. 17 Don’t act thoughtlessly, but understand what the Lord wants you to do. Do It Now How often have you been caught off guard and missed an… Continue reading Do It Now
George Muller is best known for his praying in faith, but he was also diligent to meditate on God’s Word. In one of his journal entries he noted: It often astonished me that I did not see the importance of meditation upon Scripture earlier in my Christian life. As the outward man is not fit… Continue reading George Muller on Meditation
One of my favorite hymns. Have your heard it?
Go ahead .. Build homes .. Build Bridges
I’ve always felt a little apprehensive in adding that last word on this hymn title.
We had a missionary recently at church. While she was speaking, she shared about her call to missions and how she had started using John Wesley’s daily questions for accountability. I had heard about this before, but this got me really wanting to take a look and see if this would be something to use… Continue reading John Wesley's Accountability Questions
Mother Theresa said, “We did adoration two hours, one in the morning and one in the night. We fell more in love with Jesus and got more intimacy. And our love for each other and the poor become stronger. It’s through Jesus’ presence, and in the most Holy place, that we can give a Hope… Continue reading Mother Theresa
An Infallible Recipe for Being Miserable : ‘Think about yourself, talk about yourself,use I as often as possible, mirror yourself continually in the opinion of others, listen readily to what people say about you, expect to be appreciated.’ As I (E. Stanley Jones) read this, I realized one of the chief blocks I had had in… Continue reading An Infallible Recipe for Being Miserable
Susanna Wesley wrote to her son John: “Take this rule: whatever …impairs the tenderness of your conscience…or takes off your relish of spiritual things… that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.”