Synonyms

Scripture How can you say, “We are wise! We have the law of the LORD”? The truth is, those who teach it have used their writings to make it say what it does not really mean. ~Jeremiah 8:8, NET Quote All we lack is a religious genius capable uprooting outmoded religions {Christianity} and putting new…

The Renaissance Man

Scripture In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. ~Genesis 1:1, HCSB Quote Beginning from man alone, Renaissance humanism–and humanism ever since–has found no way to arrive at absolutes which give meaning to existence and morals. ~Francis Schaeffer A Roman Catholic by the name of Thomas Aquinas came up with an heretical idea.…

Irony of Ironies

Scripture God, give Your justice to the king and Your righteousness to the king’s son. He will judge Your people with righteousness and Your afflicted ones with justice. ~Psalm 72:1-2, HCSB Quote If we do not show love to one another, the world has a right to question whether Christianity is true. ~Francis August Schaeffer   According to…

Victory In Defeat

Scripture Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth! ~Psalm 71:20, NET Quote Defeat or failure are not final; it’s God’s way of pointing you to true success. ~Charles F. Stanley Mary and Martha were disappointed in…

A Frantic Rush

Scripture “Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them.” ~Psalm 39:6, HCSB Quote Life is brief and fleeting at best. Even a short life is filled with trouble and turmoil. ~Alton H. McEachern My first reading in Psalms yesterday was Psalm 70. One…

Praise HIM

Scripture All He {God} does is just and good, and all His commandments are trustworthy. They are forever true, to be obeyed faithfully and with integrity. ~Psalm 111:7-8, NLT Quote Awe is the proper response to God’s goodness. ~Steve Lawson There is no separating who God is from what God does. His actions and attributes are inseparably united.…

Trepidation

Scripture Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with My victorious Right Hand {Jesus}. ~Isaiah 41:10, NLT Quote There is a very fine line between fear and faith. ~Gary Hamrick Trepidation is a feeling of fear or agitation…

Oh, The Depths

Scripture Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! ~Romans 11:33, NKJV Quote The more I know, the more I know that I don’t know. ~Socrates God is omniscience, He knows everything. One of the fascinating things about aging is our growing awareness of our ignorance. It is amazing…

Faultless

Scripture Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes. ~Ephesians 1:4, NLT Quote The secret of the Christian is that the supernatural is made natural in him by the grace of God. ~Oswald Chambers {My Utmost, Sept.20} Our victory is…

Victim Or Victor

Scripture And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. ~1 John 5:4, NKJV Quote No believer in Jesus Christ is ever a victim because God is ultimately in control and He will use whatever touches our lives for our good and His glory. ~Charles Stanley I read C.S. Lewis REFLECTION ON THE…