Justin B. Fung

Tag: truth

The gospel

As good and succinct an answer as I’ve found to the question, “What is the gospel?”: The gospel is this: We are more sinful and flawed in ourselves than we ever dared believe, yet at the very same time we are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than we ever dared hope. This is […]

The Artist

The artist has eyes to connect the visible and the invisible and the skill to show complete what we in our inattentive distraction see only in bits and pieces. Eugene Peterson, The Pastor, 164  

Two presidents on American priorities

President Franklin D. Roosevelt: The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little. Second Inaugural Address; January 20, 1937 President Dwight D. Eisenhower: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket […]

The love of God >>> everything else

Brennan Manning, who never ceases to challenge me with reminders of God: If you took the love of all the best mothers and fathers who have lived in the course of human history, all their goodness, kindness, patience, fidelity, wisdom, tenderness, strength, and love and united all those qualities in a single person, that person’s […]

Certain truths don’t change

A reminder for Monday morning: certain truths remain unchanged: God remains sovereign, grace beats sin, prayers get heard, the Bible endures, heaven’s mercies spring up new every morning, the cross still testifies to the power of sacrificial love, the tomb is still empty, and the kingdom that Jesus announced is still expanding without needing to […]

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