Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Radically Loved

Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion. ― Brennan Manning

Monday, October 30, 2017

Continual Thanksgiving...

Prayer without ceasing is only possible in a life of continual thanksgiving ~ Ann Voskamp

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Measure of a Life

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but it's donation. ~ Corrie Ten Boom

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Talent Is God-given...

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. ~ John Wooden

Friday, October 27, 2017

How Much...

We have given people just enough Jesus to be bored, but not enough to transfix and transform. The Lamb of God bleats for us, but the Lion of Judah still roars. - Mark Batterson

Thursday, October 26, 2017

His Presence

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

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Understand Others...

What could happen if we made it our goal to understand others before seeking to be understand? ~ David Busic

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A New Thing...

If you want God to do a new thing, you can't keep doing the same old thing. If you want to experience the miraculous, you need to unlearn every assumption you've ever made, save one. God is able. ~ Mark Batterson

Monday, October 23, 2017

Test...

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teacher you a lesson. 

~ Tom Bodett

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Christian Service...

No relation to the church nor any position in it is so responsible and so full of possibilities as the pastorate. It has in it all the excellent things of Christian service and gives opportunities for the exercise of all the elements of heroism, sacrifice, and devotion to Christ. ~ Phineas F. Bresee

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Lead Me...

Lord, I am blind and helpless, stupid and ignorant,
cause me to hear; cause me to know; teach me to do; lead me.

— Henry Martyn

Friday, October 20, 2017

An Original...

You are an original. God has shaped you for ministry. ~ H. Norman Wright

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Don't Destroy the Bridge...

He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass. ~ George Herbert

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Debtors...

We are debtors to give the Gospel in the same manner we have received it. ~ P.F. Bresee

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Prayerless...

A prayerless preacher is a powerless preacher. 
~ Mark Hollingsworth

Monday, October 16, 2017

Bring Up a Child

There is just one way to bring up a child in the way he should go and that is to travel that way yourself. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Sunday, October 15, 2017

In Love...

Are we in love with God or just His stuff? 
~  Francis Chan

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Floodwaters...

God will use floodwaters to carry us to a better place. ~ Jennifer Rothschild

Friday, October 13, 2017

Personal Gain?

When Christ interferes with our personal gain we usually beseech Him to leave. ~ Vance Havner

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Misery Is Optional

Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional. We cannot avoid pain, but we can avoid joy. ~ Tim Hansel

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bridges...

He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass. ~ George Herbert

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

New Direction...



God knows not only how to put together the pieces of what may look like waste, but He also gives new form, new look, new content, new purpose, new direction, and even new use to what might otherwise be of no value. 

~ Eugénio R. Duarte

Monday, October 9, 2017

Jesus Cared...



Jesus cared! He went out of His way to find hurting 

people. ~ J. K. Warrick

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Itching Ears...

The Bible says men have itching ears, but I have no commission from God to scratch them. 

~ Leonard Ravenhill 

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Life...


God offers life, but not an improved old life. He offers life out of death. It stands always on the far side of the cross. ~ A.W. Tozer

Friday, October 6, 2017

Who You Are...

My children will not remember the words of wisdom I've passed along over the years, nor will your remember the good advice you've given. However, etched in their minds and planted in their hearts is a permanent picture of who you are and how you've lived before them. ~ Dorothy Kelley Patterson

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Triumph of Evil

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Be the Reason...

Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people.

Humility Is...

Humility is acknowledging I don’t have all the facts or all the answers and that other people are probably just doing what I would likely do in the same circumstances. (Circumstances include their own unique baggage, wounds, beliefs, etc.) ~ Kay Day

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Human Answer Aren't Enough

Human answers will never be enough for those who are suffering; the pain is simply too great. Our response is to follow the example of Christ, standing in solidarity with the suffering, willing to weep with those who are weeping. 
~ Carla Sunberg

Your Mission...

Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't. ~ Richard Bach

Monday, October 2, 2017

Hope in a Dark World





Believers in God find strength from their faith in the face of suffering... they have the hope that comes from knowing that, with God by their side, the tragedy they are facing is never the final word. ~ Adam Hamilton

Not Home...

If I discover within myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probably explanation is that I was made for another world. ~ C.S. Lewis

Sunday, October 1, 2017

All for Jesus

I feel that if I could live a thousand lives, I would like to live them all for Jesus. ~ Charles Spurgeon