We’re all theologians. The question is whether what we know about God is...– Joshua Harris- Dug Down Deep
Reading Dug Down Deep by Joshua Harris. Really good book here! A book on theology for people that is easy to read. I will be posting some quotes today.
A post for Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement)
Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement)! Now when these things have been so prepared, the priests are continually entering the outer tabernacle performing the divine worship, but into the second, only the high priest enters once a year [Yom Kippur], not without taking blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance. The Holy Spirit is signifying this, that...
12 Steps To Identifying Your Functional Saviors →
Whatever we direct our affections, energies, and hopes towards is our object of worship. Our heart needs Jesus; our flesh craves idols. This is why growing in love for Christ requires daily execution of idols. But how do we know what our idols are? In The Bookends of the Christian Life Jerry Bridges offers twelve “questions” to help us identify our functional saviors: 1. I am...
Stephen the Waiter →
Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food. So the twelve summoned the congregation of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable for us to neglect the word of God in order to serve tables. ...
Know Your City-Remember the Poor →
The principle crime of the human race…is idolatry. For although each individual...– Tertullian- On Idolatry
The Prayer Project: No-one Else, Nothing Else Can... →
theprayerproject: How many “things” or “people” are we putting our faith and trust in? In other words, who else and what else are we relying on instead of God? I wish I had a more gentle way to introduce that idea but I was accosted by it myself today as I prayed through Psalm 33: … Not a lot of nuance in that…
Does using Apple products make you a better... →
Oh so funny!
If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to hell over our bodies. If they...– Charles Spurgeon (via danohlerking)
Christopher Lazo: Believing and Beholding →
chrislazo: Wikipedia knows everything. Even how honey tastes: … Whatever. Belief in the most intellectually astute explanations on Wiki will never replace the simplicity of TASTING a drop of pure honey. You might be able to rattle off all the technical reasons why honey tastes the way that it tastes, but…
It is true that God may have called you to be exactly where you are. But it’s...– Francis Chan (via grandmotherwillowwisdom)
realitycarp: This is the message that God had for us yesterday in Carp! Great message!
In many cases, we may, by the rules of the gospel, be obliged to give to others,...– Jonathan Edwards (via christiansimas)
Everything Sad is Coming Untrue by Jason Salamun →
From the J.R.R. Tolkien classic, The Return of the King: “But Sam lay back, and started with open mouth, and for a moment, between bewilderment and great joy, he could not answer. At last has gasped: “Gandalf! I thought you were dead! But then I thought I was dead myself. Is everything sad going to come untrue? What’s happened to the world?” “A great shadow has departed,” said Gandalf, and...