Good morning. Grace and peace to you today.
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(Yesterday on the blog: Her Weakness Is Her Strength)
Randy Alcorn: “Nanci is and always will be an inspiration to me. I have spent the last two days with family and friends, thanking God for His grace and the promises of Jesus that we will live with Him forever in a world without the Curse, and He will wipe away all the tears and all the reasons for the tears. All God’s children really will live happily ever after. This is not a fairytale; it is the blood-bought promise of Jesus.”
“Perhaps it goes without saying, but not all giving is good. It doesn’t take much travel around the world to find problems with Christian charity.” Elliot Clark reflects on some of the challenges that come when Christians attempt to distribute charity.
“Perhaps you’ve heard of Jabez. If not, maybe it’s time for his story.” David Mathis fills us in on the story of Jabez and, along the way, the infamous book The Prayer of Jabez.
Guy Richard answers a good question: “Why are we as Christians so poor at giving healthy, constructive criticism to others?”
In the Apostle’s Creed we confess that Jesus “descended into hell?” Did he actually do so and, if not, what does the creed mean? Guy Waters answers in this short video.
“I don’t believe for a moment that our wonder at the world we’re in should shrivel and shrink as our knowledge grows. That makes no sense to me at all.” I very much agree!
Our phones…know about our backsliding or even our heresy long before the pastor does.
A Christian without meditation is like a soldier without weapons, or a workman without tools.—Thomas Watson