“I start at zero, and zero for me means that I can contribute nothing. Everything has to come from God.” T. Austin-Sparks
This song by Kendall Payne is both fantastic and true. Aslan Don’t stop your crying on my account A frightening lion, no doubt He’s not safe, no he’s not safe Are you tempted now to run away? The King above all Kings is coming down But He won’t say the words you wish that he would Oh, he don’t do the… Continue reading Not safe, not fair, but so good.
Today, I read the following from T. Austin Sparks in the book The Centrality and Supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ: “We must see that the Body of Christ represents a tremendous victory. That Body comes out of His resurrection, or with His resurrection, and the pre-eminent example of the exercise of Divine power in… Continue reading A Memorial of the Victory of God
Amongst the incredible emphasis on evangelism and missions that is normally touted in evangelical christianity, it’s interesting to run across passages of scripture such as 1 Timothy 2:1–4: (emphasis mine) 1 First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2 for kings and all… Continue reading The Testimony of a Quiet Life
“God is love.” If you’re a Christian, you believe that statement. It’s a beautiful truth, one that’s captured all of us. It’s a deep reality that conveys immense meaning and hope to those that follow God. We’ve fallen in love with Him because He first loved us. But that phrase, “God is love,” is also key to… Continue reading Don’t Start a Christian Community