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

Friday Dispatches – Week Ending 9/7/2012

A collection of assorted postings and pages I picked up while aimlessly wandering around the net this past week.

On Christian Joy

“…the joy of the LORD is your strength”  (Nehemiah 8:10) “These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and [that] your joy might be full”  (John 15:11) Joy is one of the most powerful graces of the Christian life.  The Bible commends it as the thing that will be […]

A Simple Plan to Get Through Testing Times

James, the brother of Jesus, gives us a clear little prescription for how to not only keep our heads above water when we’re going through a trial, but how to thrive and grow.  If you don’t need it this minute, file it away because you’re sure to need it soon enough. James 1:2-8 … “My […]

Easter’s Joy

Yesterday’s Message Outline: Easter Sunday 4/12/09 – First Assembly of God “Easter’s Joy”   John 20:19-20 The resurrection of Jesus Christ is MORE than just a historical fact ; MORE than simply a theological truth; MORE than a doctrinal statement (though it IS all of these things). The resurrection is the most wonderful, practical, liberating […]