Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

Written In the Earth?

“Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven.” (Luke 10:20) Jesus spoke these words to the 70 disciples whom He sent out on a short-term mission trip, to preach in all the towns and cities where He was about to […]

God Is Looking Forward to the End Too!

The Bible ends with the Apostle John exclaiming “Even so, come, Lord Jesus!” (Revelation 22:20). In a sin-soaked world full of trials and persecution, John was excitedly anxious for the Lord’s return. He was looking for the day. John speaks for all Christians. The Apostle Paul talked about us as a people who “love (long […]

A Wonka Lesson For Next Time You’re Tempted to Envy an Unbeliever

“Do not let your heart envy sinners, But be zealous for the fear of the LORD all the day; For surely there is a hereafter, And your hope will not be cut off.” (Proverbs 23:17-18) Being a true disciple of Jesus Christ will unavoidably involve sacrifice. Sometimes lucrative opportunities will have to be turned away […]

Quotes for Chewing on #3 – Piper: A Prayer for Eternal Perspective

“Fight for us, O God, that we not drift numb and blind and foolish into vain and empty excitements. Life is too short, too precious, too painful to waste on worldly bubbles that burst. Heaven is too great, hell is too horrible, eternity is too long that we should putter around on the porch of […]