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While I am admittedly biased here, I think Melissa knocks it out…of…the…park…with this one. “If we will only learn to appreciate our really good men for who they are and what they do, then one day, when they leave the last Oreo for us or when they make sure our car registration is up to date or when they wink at us across a crowded room, we’ll remember that real romance is so much more than diamonds and whatever Nicholas Sparks dreams up.”
I like this one. It’s a simple look at how the doctrine of election fuelled the work of Jesus. And if he loved the doctrine, who are we to despise it?
For a long time now Grace Fellowship Church has supported the work of Dr. Charles Woodrow, a medical missionary to Mozambique. I would encourage you to watch this introduction to the work in Mozambique and their need for more workers.
David Murray: “If there’s one thing that would transform our churches, it’s the application of the simple principle in these two proverbs…” He’s bang on, too.
This Day in 1784. English clergyman Thomas Coke first arrived in New York City 231 years ago today. Under John Welsey’s orders, Coke was the first Methodist bishop to come to the New World. *
“We want results. And we want them fast. The trouble is we often have to wait. Whether in traffic, at the deli counter, at the pharmacy, at a restaurant, in a conversation, or for a website to load–we have to wait for things.”
This is true for individuals as well. “Good activities are often the enemy of strategic activity. There are countless good things that a church can be doing at any given time but there are only a few things that are most strategic at any given time.”
The Bible Project continues their “Read Scripture” series with an 11-minute illustrated summary of the book of Job.
Unbelievers can tolerate Christ only as long as he is stripped of his real identity. —R.C. Sproul