Sin is what happens when we have too much time on our hands and too little purpose in our lives.
Now, I don’t want to brag, but there is very little I’m afraid of. Seriously. In fact, I would more accurately describe myself as “nearly fearless with a healthy tint of caution”. From bungee jumping to rock-climbing, anything that speeds and anything tall (the taller the better), I seek the thrill of flirting with danger.… Continue reading The Thrill Of The Climb
In 2 Chronicles 32:27-31, we read the narrative of King Hezekiah’s rise to wealth and possessions by the hand of God. The Lord had prospered him greatly, to the degree that he had to build treasuries, and storehouses, and stalls to keep it all. In verse 31, we read a profound statement about God’s dealings… Continue reading Left to Himself
In the sanctity of the marriage relationship it would be absurd to live each day in a constant dare, regularly seeking how far one could go before the spouse will be pushed to divorce. It would be considered beyond despicable for one of the married partners to always be looking to see how much they… Continue reading Marriage and God: Will You Divorce Me If I…
God suffers in the multitude of souls whom His word can not reach. Religious truth is imprisoned in a small number of manuscript books which confine instead of spread the public treasure. Let us break the seal which seals up holy things and give wings to Truth in order that she may win every soul… Continue reading Quoted: Johannes Gutenberg Upon Inventing the Printing Press
Chuck Swindoll was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Catalyst ’09 Conference. During his presentation, he described “10 Things I Have Learned During Nearly 50 Years in Leadership.” Here’s the list: 1) It’s lonely to lead. Leadership involves tough decisions. The tougher the decision, the lonelier it is. 2) It’s dangerous to succeed.… Continue reading Chuck Swindoll Leadership Lessons
The enjoyment of noble architecture and music is not worship, and may not be mistaken for it. The hush which falls on us, walking the aisles of a church of eight hundred years; the thrill of the nerves and heart as the glorious praise begins, whose echoes fail amid fretted vaults and clustered shafts; all… Continue reading Quoted: A.K.H. Boyd on Worship
“The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.” KJV The wind (pneuma – Christ’s spirit, the Holy Spirit) bloweth (pneo – to breath) where it listeth (thelo – to will,… Continue reading Wind and Spirit
Booklet published by the UPCI, published date and author unknown. Not Laws to Govern, But Principles to Guide. Striving to be a good minister of the Lord Jesus Christ… I will constantly prepare myself in body, mind and spirit I will safeguard the Good Name of the Ministry, speak the truth in love, live honestly… Continue reading My Code of Ethics
Freedom’s never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to children in bloodstream, it must be fought for.