Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Standing in the Gap

"Standing in the gap can be risky business. But in God's faithfulness, someone has stood in the gap for you. Are you willing to stand in the gap for someone else?" ~ David Busic

Monday, March 30, 2015

Love is the Foundation

Let us learn that love is the foundation—Christian love—of all real Christian experience, and let us hear the aged apostles say, "Little children, love one another." ~ Phineas F. Bresee

Sunday, March 29, 2015

His Likeness

"Being formed into the likeness of Christ is a molding, shaping, sculpting work of the Spirit that happens as we practice the essential disciplines of the Christian life." ~ Harnish

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Hardest Lesson...

"Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it." ~ William Penn

Friday, March 27, 2015

Chief Motivation

"The chief motivation behind Paul’s service was not love for others but love for his Lord. If our devotion is to the cause of humanity, we will be quickly defeated and broken-hearted, since we will often be confronted with a great deal of ingratitude from other people. But if we are motivated by our love for God, no amount of ingratitude will be able to hinder us from serving one another." ~ Oswald Chambers

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tend Your Spiritual Fires

"No matter how strong our experience of God may be, no matter how great our past, how intimate our relationship with God...if we do not tend our spiritual fires, we will eventually grow cold." ~ David Busic

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Death = Passage to God's Presence

"The resurrection of Jesus changes the face of death for all His people. Death is no longer a prison, but a passage into God's presence. Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there." ~ Clarence Hall

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Love that Cannot Help But Love...

"I want the love that cannot help but love; Loving, like God, for very sake of love." ~  A. B. Simpson

Monday, March 23, 2015

HIS Results...

"If, in faith, we are willing to cooperate with God's methods, we may expect God to achieve His results." ~ J. Coleson

Sunday, March 22, 2015

No Patience for Hypocrisy

"Jesus had no patience for hypocrisy, especially religious hypocrisy." ~ David Busic

Something Is Wrong...

"Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers." ~ Francis Chan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The Whole Purpose...

"The whole purpose of God in redemption is to make us holy and to restore us to the image of God. To accomplish this He disengages us from earthly ambitions and draws us away from the cheap and unworthy prizes that worldly men set their hearts upon." ~ A.W. Tozer

Friday, March 20, 2015

Don't Try to Domesticate God

"We need to stop trying to domesticate God or confine Him to tidy categories and compartments that reflect our human sentiments rather than His inexplicable ways." ~ Francis Chan & Preston Sprinkle

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Growing Relationship

"God desires that we grow in our relationship with Him continually— to love Him with our whole bodies, souls, minds, and strength." ~ D. Graves