Sunday, March 1, 2015

Nothing So Damaged...

"There is nothing in the world so damaged that it cannot be repaired by the hand of Almighty God....without this certainty, we should all of us be mad." ~ Hercule Poirot (Appointment with Death) 

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Secret...

"The whole secret of abundant living can be summed up in this sentence: Not your responsibility but your response to God's ability." ~ Carl F. H. Henry

Friday, February 27, 2015

Undeserved Blessings

"All the blessings which God hath bestowed upon man are of his mere grace, bounty, or favor; his free, undeserved favor; favor altogether undeserved." ~ John Wesley

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Truth & Love

"Truth makes love possible; love makes truth bearable." ~ Rowan Williams

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Two Hands

"God has given us two hands--one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing." ~ Billy Graham

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Purpose of Prayer and God's Call

"The purpose of prayer and of God's call in your life is not to make you number one in the world's eyes but to make him number one in your own life." ~ Ravi Zacharias (The Grand Weaver)

Monday, February 23, 2015

Presence of Christ

"It is not my presence that has redemptive value but the presence of Christ in me." ~ G. Crocker

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Your Giving

"After giving something to God, you are no longer accountable for it. Your blessing is based on your giving, not on what others do with the gift." ~ Ed Cole

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Power Causes...

"Power, no matter how well-intentioned, tends to cause suffering. Love, being vulnerable, absorbs it. In a point of convergence on a hill called Calvary, God renounced the one for the sake of the other." ~ Philip Yancey

Friday, February 20, 2015

An Unequivocal and Unlimited Yes

"We are to come to God with such a trustful heart of obedience that to any promise of God's applicable to our condition we say an unequivocal and unlimited yes.: ~ Phineas F. Bresee

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Be First

"Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be the first in love. I want you to be the first in moral excellence. I want you to be the first in generosity." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

With Courage Faith and Hope

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.” ~ Thomas Merton

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Giving Gifts

"When thou makest presents, let them be of such things as will last long; to the end they may be in some sort immortal, and may frequently refresh the memory of the receiver." ~ Thomas Fuller

Monday, February 16, 2015

Everything Doesn't Happen for a Reason

"Everything doesn't happen for a reason, if by this we mean evil is a part of God's plan. But God does ensure that evil will not prevail and that light will always, ultimately, overcome the darkness." ~ Adam Hamilton