Month: April 2016

The worst of all imprisonments…

Commonplacing Christian

One day we will all find out that being sincere, does not give us license to be wrong. Truth demands investigation and commitment. Our conclusions must be in keeping with truth that can be tested. To be handcuffed by a lie, is the worst of all imprisonments.

Ravi Zacharias, from The Lotus and The Cross, Introduction

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Failure

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God helps us through failures and the Lord delivers us out of them. God also makes goodness come from our failures. Even Christ’s strength was made perfect in weakness.

Christ’s strength made perfect in weakness

2 Corinthians 12:9    And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Disciples failed to cast out demons

Matthew 17:14-21   14 And when they had come to the multitude, a man came to Him, kneeling down to Him and saying, 15 “Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and suffers severely; for he often falls into the fire and often into the water. 16 So I brought him to Your disciples, but they could not cure him.”

17 Then…

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By Living A Godly Life, We Cause The Lost Around Us To See Their Own Sin!

Settled In Heaven Blog

SIH HALTAL ICONTit 2:6-8 Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded. (7) In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, (8) Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

For the SIH video devotional on this subject:

http://wp.me/pU88A-4AO

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Near to Everything and Everyone

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But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded? —1 Kings 8:27

I want to explain briefly what omnipresence is and then show what it means in human experience. That God is omnipresent is of course believed by all churches who believe in the Bible. I am not introducing anything new. Omnipresence means that God is allpresent.

God is close to (for that is what the word means—”close to, near to, here”) everywhere. He is near to everything and everyone. He is here; He is next to you wherever you may be. And if you send up the furious question, “Oh God, where art Thou?” the answer comes back, “I am where you are; I am here; I am next to you; I am close to everywhere.” That’s what the Bible says….

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Hurrying To Hear George Whitefield Preach The Gospel

A Twisted Crown of Thorns ®

This is the true account of Nathan Cole describing the moment he heard that the gospel was coming to Connecticut. George Whitefield was the preacher -as fields were emptied, people converged eagerly to listen with bated breaths.

“Now it pleased God to send Mr. Whitefield into this land; and my hearing of his preaching at Philadelphia, like one of the Old apostles, and many thousands flocking to hear him preach the Gospel, and great numbers were converted to Christ; I felt the Spirit of God drawing me by conviction, longed to see and hear him, and wished he would come this way. And I soon heard he was come to New York and the Jerseys and great multitudes flocking after him under great concern for their Souls and many converted which brought on my concern more and more hoping soon to see him but next I heard he was at Long…

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