I have three things I’d like to say today. First, while you were sleeping last...– Tony Campolo associate pastor of Mount Carmel Baptist Church (via conformingtotheson) I think swearing is a no-no for Christians, but this definitely highlights the Christian focus on right and wrong over love and compassion. Many of us are legalistic (to some degree), sometimes forgetting that...
“To loose the chains of injustice…” Gotta make it happen. joshuabrandonbennett: 6 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? 7 Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when you see the naked, to...
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has...– Maya Angelou (via 500daysofzyrah)
alysiasache: I pray standing, Stretching, I want to reach into Your Presence And gather Your Grace. I pray sitting, a posture of listening to the wisdom of the Teaching Spirit. I pray kneeling So when the weight of the Father’s Mercy lands I will not have far to fall. I pray, forehead to the floor. I want to kiss the earth My Lord found fit to breathe His Breath into. I pray prostrate, arms...
“When I was 9, you told me that rainbows were ribbons in the sky. Which led me to believe that the heavens must be a gift…”
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Theology & Doxology →
the·ol·o·gy (thē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of the nature of God dox·ol·o·gy (dŏk-sŏl’ə-jē) n. An expression of praise to God Theology should always lead to doxology. And doxology should always be informed by good theology. Theology that doesn’t lead to doxology is dead orthodoxy. Doxology that doesn’t spring from good theology is idolatry. Both extremes dishonor God. The greatest...
I don’t wanna bore you with it. Oh, but I love you, I love you, I love...– Stevie Wonder, Knocks Me Off My Feet
If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I...– Charles Spurgeon All of Grace, p. 83 (via conformingtotheson) “I cannot trifle with the evil which slew my best friend” YES. (via solideogloriaa)