Just as the sick man longs for health, and the prisoner of war for liberty–just as the parched traveler in hot countries longs to see the cooling fountain, or the ice-bound polar voyager the sun rising above the horizon–just in the same way does poor mortal man long to be happy. But how few consider what they really mean when they talk of happiness! How vague and indistinct and undefined the ideas of most men are on the subject! They think some are happy who in reality are miserable: they…read more
The Gospel and the great commission was an impossible task for the twelve disciples. But they jumped in and did what they could, the Holy Spirit spread Christianity through the world! This is a great graphic, maybe to use in a announcement loop for church or even a presentation for a school report… The Spread of the Gospel from Western Conservatory on Vimeo. This animated map is a powerful visual depiction of the most important movement in history: the spread of Christianity. Every frame is one year in the last…read more
..since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1 Can you say you have peace with God? I look out on my friends and this world around me and I have to say I don’t see the peace that they claim they have. Our lives are in contrast to the world we live in. The peace we have with God *ONLY* comes from Jesus Christ as Lord. Not our stuff, not our schedule, not our jobs, not the morning cup…read more
“If I would live to Christ, this world must be to me a scene of trial and vexation: the present life is appointed as the field of conflict.” — John Calvin
Proverbs 5:3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, observing the wicked and the good. Oh be careful little eyes what you see! A few weeks ago I was helping my Son in preparation for a school project looking for pictures of the African Caped Porcupine. A few searches on Google with my son and I was quickly adjusting the family safe settings on my Google search. Quickly I realized that my son had seen more than he needed to already.