For Christians, the beginning of the day should not be burdened and depressed with besetting concerns about the day’s work. At the threshold of each new day stands the Lord who made it. All the darkness and distraction of the dreams of night retreat before the clear light of Jesus Christ and his wakening word. All […]
Charles Spurgeon, Morning and Evening, February 11, Morning: “And they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.” (Acts 4:13) A Christian should be a striking likeness of Jesus Christ. You have read lives of Christ, beautifully and eloquently written, but the best life of Christ is his living biography, written out in the […]
Every time a little child is unwanted, unloved, uncared for, no dream, doesn’t think it’s worth it to finish an education—hell is prevailing. That’s a lie of hell. Every time a marriage—that began with a man and woman making a promise as they looked into each other’s eyes—ends, crashes and burns—that’s hell prevailing. That’s not […]
Myron Augsburger, former President of Eastern Mennonite Seminary and brother of one of my Fuller Seminary profs (David), in 1983: I believe in justice: but I am not a preacher of the gospel of justice, but the Gospel of Christ who calls us to justice. I believe in love, but I am not a preacher […]
“Why are you looking for the Living One in a cemetery?” they said. “He is not here, but raised up.” Every person dies. Only one has been raised from the dead. What a weekend. JESUS IS ALIVE! Hallelujah!