“O Lord, keep me strong in the sense of Thy call.” —Thomas Boston, Scottish Presbyterian pastor
“You have remained true to God under the great tests, now be alert over the least things.” —Oswald Chambers
“Mighty events turn on a straw.” —Thomas Carlyle
“God is love, but God is also just, as severely just as if He had no love, and yet as intensely loving as if He had no justice. To gain a just view of the character of God you must perceive all His attributes as infinitely developed; justice must have its infinity acknowledged as much as mercy.” —Charles Spurgeon
“Pleasures demean, disappoint, and destroy us when they are merely fleeting, fleshly, and foolish. The pleasure we ultimately seek, and for which we were created, can only be found in one place, in fellowship and communion with the Lord of heaven and earth.” —T.M. Moore
John Piper has some very insightful words in the wake of the tragedy in Paris—France: A Fabric Torn.
Jim Cymbala reminds us, “There are no trendy shortcuts, no hocus-pocus mantras that can defeat satan.” Read more in No Hocus-Pocus.
Parents, teachers, and anyone who works with youth will appreciate this counsel from Tim Elmore: 5 ways to cure the “cool kid” curse.
[VIDEO] What does the Quran teach about Jesus?—
[VIDEO] Pastor Dave Barringer is in Israel, and this real-time observation is quite eye-opening—