All boats leak: sometimes we make the mistake of ignoring the big leaks, the ones that threaten our journey. More often, though, we’re so busy fixing tiny leaks that we get distracted from the real goal, which is to go somewhere. ~ Seth Godin
Sustained negativism is highly calorific nourishment for pride. ~ D.A. Carson
Under the crushing weight of pressure one often wonders if they can survive, but from the soaring heights of worship one can see for themselves clear direction. So whatever may be weighing you down, change your posture to worship and let God give you direction to navigate through… God’s Got This!
The greatest business of the believer is not busy-ness, but it is spending time in the presence of Jesus. As Jesus told Martha “one thing is needful”. In your busy-ness of preparing to celebrate the birth of Christ, don’t forget to spend time in His presence.
A little something out of Proverbs in Message translation…
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds waken the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible. ~ T. E. Lawrence
I believe that it is impossible to build a strong revival church without building strong “relationships.” We must not only love people, we must take time for the people we love! A church is to be more then just a place of worship!
If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, :Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least. ~ George Whitefield