“That which astonishes, astonishes once; but whatever is admirable become more and more admired.” —Joseph Joubert
“Adoption is an act of God’s free grace, whereby we are received into the number, and have a right to all the privileges of the sons of God.” —Westminster Confession
“Adversity is the first path to trust.” —Lord Byron
“Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.” —Victor Hugo
“God’s corrections are our instructions; His lashes our lessons, and His scourges our schoolmasters.” —John H. Aughey
“Am I getting nobler, better, more helpful, more humble, as I get older? Am I exhibiting the life that men take knowledge of as having been with Jesus, or am I getting more self-assertive, more deliberately determined to have my own way? It is a great thing to tell yourself the truth.” —Oswald Chambers
“Press into God’s promises. When fears surface, respond with this thought: But God said … And when doubts arise, but God said… And when guilt overwhelms you, but God said… Search the Scriptures like a miner digging for gold and trust the promises you find.” —Max Lucado
John Hendryx points out several similarities between Islamic and secular fundamentalism.
Josh McDowell reminds us that just teaching someone biblical truth is not enough.
If you would like to check out some devotional readings for Advent, click here.
[VIDEO] One of the most beautiful arrangements of Amazing Grace I’ve heard—