“It’s easy to imagine letting go when we forget that choices are luxuries, allowing us to maintain our illusion of control. But until those choices are plucked from our hands; someone dies, someone leaves, something breaks, we are only playing at surrender.”
Oh, to see the dawnOf the darkest day:Christ on the road to Calvary.Tried by sinful men,Torn and beaten, thenNailed to a cross of wood. This, the power of the cross:Christ became sin for us,Took the blame, bore the wrath:We stand forgiven at the cross. Oh, to see the painWritten on Your faceBearing the awesome weight…… Continue reading Brewed Thought – The Power of the Cross
Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
Mine are days that God has numbered I was made to walk with Him Yet I look for worldly treasure And forsake the King of kings But mine is hope in my Redeemer Though I fall, his love is sure For Christ has paid for every failing I am His forevermore Mine are tears in…… Continue reading Brewed Thought- Christ is mine forever more
After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.
If you give your soul up to anything earthly, whether it be the wealth, or the honors, or the pleasures of this world, you might as well hunt after the mirage of the desert or try to collect the mists of the morning, or to store up for yourself the clouds of the sky, for…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts- Charles Spurgeon
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
“Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice” ― Henry Ford
“The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.” – Thomas Jefferson