Category Archives: Faith

True Pleasure

“We never see it (our sin/idolatry) in black and white, for we’re always ‘under-the-influence’ (of pursuing pleasure)*. No one stops to think about it: pleasure isn’t nearly so much about true enjoy ment as it is about anesthetizing ourselves. Think … Continue reading

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Wonders of His Love: Christ, the Living Word!

“LORD Jesus, deliver us from our distractions, dysfunctions and destructions; according to Your Word, heal us, that we would delight ourselves exclusively in You (and what Your heart and hands have provided): ‘He sent His Word, and healed them, and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Faith

“The beauty of faith often takes place when life goes ‘off-script’.” Bonnie Gray, Christian writer.

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Salvation by Hope

“The crisis of hope that afflicts the Church today is a crisis of imagination.” John Eldredge, The Sacred Romance, pg 180 (see also Romans 4:18; 8:24,25=Jesus Christ, our Hope…and the only Hope this world has!).

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Walk on Land

“It matters more how you ‘walk on land’ (every day, in your Christian Character) than it does when you ‘walk on water’ (perhaps once in your lifetime, when inspired to greatly believe and act).” Pastor Terry Palmer (words in parenthesis … Continue reading

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Wake Up…and Fight for Your LIFE!

“If you deny the battle raging against your heart, well, then, the thief just gets to steal and kill and destroy (it, for he flourishes in an atmosphere of ignorance and denial).” John Eldredge, Waking the Dead, p. 159-160 (italics … Continue reading

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‘First Love, First’ Is TRULY Rich!

“We lose our ‘First Love’ when we lose our daily awareness of our need for God” (see Ezek. 14:6-8 and Rev. 2:2-5). How to Keep Your First Love lesson, Basic Youth Conflicts curriculum, by Bill Gothard. “Welcome to America” and, … Continue reading

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