Reading backwards through the Psalms this morning... does anyone else have that habit of flipping through a magazine from back to front? It probably means something weird psychologically, I don't know. I noticed some neat things when I read them from the bottom up: "The Lord will perfect that which concerns me." 138:8 "I have … Continue reading For The Simple Folk
"When you adjust, you are dead. If you adjust, you are done. But if you dare to stand, the world will adjust to you. I can promise you that. Not all will adjust to you, but at least some will. We are not going to be sheep running over the precipice because other dumb … Continue reading Hirelings
"You've got to know when to hold'em, know when to fold 'em Know when to walk away, know when to run..." Thanks Kenny Rodgers, this is some wisdom right here. I'm going to tie it in with some Charles Spurgeon, so bear with me here... The idea of compromising in order to win people … Continue reading Unity at all Costs?
"The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field; but while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat and went his way. But when the grain had sprouted and produced a crop, then the tares also appeared. So the servants of the owner came and … Continue reading Time for some sifting and separating…
From Andrew Murray, Daily Experience With God "Why is it that, with Christ as our teacher, there is so much failure and so little real growth in spiritual knowledge? Why is there so much hearing and reading of the Bible, so much profession of faith in it as our only rule of life, and yet … Continue reading A Teachable Spirit
Sheep: Surprisingly dim-witted, fearful creatures who, when left on their own, will wander into dangerous or precarious situations. Sheep Dog: Surprisingly brilliant, faithful, obedient servant whose sole purpose is to communicate the shepherds will to the sheep and carry it out. Shepherd: Benevolent overseer of both sheep dog and sheep, focused on leading all into … Continue reading Free to Follow