It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and that is faithful to what it finds. — Augustine of Hippo
The prayer ‘Thy Kingdom come,’ if we only knew, is asking God to conduct a major operation. — George Buttrick
I think the Lord’s Prayer is the most fearful prayer to pray in the world. — Henry Ward Beecher
More Ministers Needed In The Church
I always get a bit nervous when someone calls me “the minister of Calvary Assembly of God.” I am not the minister; I’m the pastor and a minister.
There’s a big difference!
A pastor is one of the gifts Jesus gives the church to equip lots of ministers (see Ephesians 4:7-13). A pastor is not the minister, but a minister-equipper.
Check out this quote from Oswald Chambers—
“Notice the gifts that…
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Whether we call ourselves classical evangelicals, traditionalists, fundamentalists, Pentecostals, or charismatics, we all have to face our lack of real power and call out for a fresh infilling of the Holy Spirit. We need the fresh wind of God to awaken us from our lethargy. We must not hide any longer behind some theological argument. The days are too dark and dangerous. — Jim Cymbala
Some good reading from today…
“The upright man must never think of depriving another of anything, nor must he ever wish to increase his own advantage to the disadvantage of another. This rule the Apostle gives thee, saying: ‘All things are lawful, all things are not expedient; all things are lawful, but all things edify not. Let no man seek his own, but each another’s.’ That is: Let no man seek…
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Give us a pure heart, that we may see Thee, a humble heart, that we may hear Thee, a heart of love, that we may serve Thee, a heart of faith, that we may live Thee, Thou, Whom I do not know, but Whose I am. — Dag Hammarskjöld
4 Quotes About Emotional Health In “Stand Strong”
In Stand Strong, Nick Vujicic shares the hard-won strategies he learned to overcome bullies. You can read my full review of Stand Strong by…
Thursdays With Oswald—The Standard For Generosity
This is a weekly series with things I’m reading and pondering from Oswald Chambers. You can read the original seed thought