Ephesians 1:7-8 In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, which he lavished upon us, in all wisdom and insight.
Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will. Jonathan Edwards
God’s grace is so powerful that it has the capacity to overcome our natural resistance to it.
The Examined Life From Tabletalk Magazine by Jason Helopoulos October 2017 Living without thought is one of the greatest errors men make. As Socrates once stated, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Christ could have uttered the same words as an introduction to the parable in Luke 16 concerning the rich man and Lazarus.…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – Jason Helopoulos
28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. Isaiah 40:28
https://youtu.be/1TanQFBzV3I When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it is well with my soul. Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come, Let this blest assurance control, That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate, And hath…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – Horatio G. Spafford
“Faith is like an empty, open hand stretched out towards God, with nothing to offer and everything to receive.” John Calvin
“Pray then like this: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – The Lords Prayer
Do we eagerly long for the coming of Christ? Or do we want him to wait while our love affair with the world runs its course? That is the question that tests the authenticity of faith. John Piper