A religious person says, “I’m following the rules and I’m doing good.”
The Christian says, “I’m in a relationship with God, and He makes me good.”
Sometimes I wonder how God ever could have looked down on us and loved us. We are so unlovable, so mean sometimes, so unworthy. But in His mercy He says to each of us, “I want you, I choose you, because I want to be a Father to you!”
With our mouths we pray, ‘thy will be done,’ but with our hearts we hope, ‘thy will match mine.’ Why would we limit a Sovereign and holy God to our human condition? We must learn to hope for immeasurably more.
With our mouths we pray, ‘thy will be done,’ but with our hearts we hope, ‘thy will match mine.’
Why would we limit a Sovereign and holy God to our human condition? We must learn to hope for immeasurably more.
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
Some people feed their bodies three hot meals a day, and their spirits one cold snack a week, and wonder why they’re weak in faith.
Ask Jesus what He wants and then be brave
In grace, I stopped proving myself.
How do you learn to pray? Well how do you learn to swim? Do you sit in a chair with your feet up drinking coke learning to swim? You get down and you struggle. That’s how you learn to pray.
Listen—are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?
Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.
Note to self: every time you were convinced you couldn’t go on, you did.