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I’m sure there’s a good sermon illustration in here somewhere. “A photo of a man in Alberta mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind him has been causing a storm on social media.” It shows here husband moving the lawn with a giant tornado behind him.
This is a good read. “I must admit that I don’t have a lot of patience for emotion. I prefer rational, clear thinking based on facts. But my emotions don’t often cooperate, bucking around like untamed horses, refusing to be domesticated.”
Ayman S. Ibrahim, a professor at Southern Seminary, answers the question.
Most of this is obvious, yet exactly the kind of stuff we neglect if we’re not careful.
“Eight Seconds. That’s less time than it takes Usain Bolt to dash to the finish line and probably less time than it’s taken you to read these words. Eight short seconds, and yet, if recent studies are anything to go by, then your mind may have already drifted to something else.” How does that impact the way we teach the truth to people?
As it happens, I’m spending today in the Vatican Museums. So this piece seemed fitting.
Here’s how Icelandair changed the game for airlines all over the world.
Instead of living fully in the moment, enjoying the music or the sunrise or the games with our children, we fall into this strange habit of recording it all. When all is said and done, we’ve recorded an experience that we missed out on, and the replay is just never as good.
Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again.—George Whitefield