Category Archives: Christian Life

A.W. Tozer on how to make choices

Except for those things that are specifically commanded or forbidden, it is God’s will that we be free to exercise our own intelligent choice. The shepherd will lead the sheep but he does not wish to decide which tuft of grass … Continue reading

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Joseph Ratzinger on the Future of the Church

These words, spoken in 1969 by the man we know as Pope Benedict XVI, sound nearly prophetic: We have no need of a Church that celebrates the cult of action in political prayers. It is utterly superfluous. Therefore, it will … Continue reading

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Not simply an inspiring idea

The wild, unrestricted love of God is not simply an inspiring idea. When it imposes itself on mind and heart with the stark reality of ontological truth, it determines why and at what time you get up in the morning, … Continue reading

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“The Burning Heart” by R.F. Capon

“Why do we marry, why take friends and lovers, why give ourselves to music, painting, chemistry, or cooking? Out of simple delight in the resident goodness of creation, of course; but out of more than that, too. Half of earth’s … Continue reading

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Now Why This Fear

Lyrics: Now why this fear and unbelief? Has not the Father put to grief His spotless Son for us? And will the righteous Judge of men Condemn me for the debt of sin Now canceled at the cross? Jesus, all … Continue reading

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Comparing ourselves

From my friend Dave: The way we dumb down law and sin is by comparing ourselves to others, instead of to Jesus, the Standard, the Perfect One.  “Be perfect, as your Father in Heaven is perfect,” commanded Jesus.  Wait, that’s … Continue reading

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