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[Quote] Jesus and Creation Care

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We cannot claim to love God while abusing what belongs to Christ by right of creation, redemption and inheritance. We care for the earth and responsibly use its abundant resources, not according to the rationale of the secular world, but for the Lord’s sake. If Jesus is Lord of all the earth, we cannot separate our relationship to Christ from how we act in relation to the earth. For to...

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Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
– Garrison Keillor

Silence

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Heard a good quote yesterday during a sermon…

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends – Martin Luther King Jr

Being a Christian….

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Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God’s will. ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer I am reading Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.  It is a book based on Dietrich’s life and the political situation in Europe with the rise of Nazi.  It is a very capturing book. I picked this book because even though I read a number of...

Into the Unknown

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Received an encouragement from a friend a few days ago… And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.” And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the Hand of God. That shall be to you better than light and safer than a known way.”   Image Source: The poem is called The Gate of the Year by Minnie...

Our sin must be extremely horrible….

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Our sin must be extremely horrible. Nothing reveals the gravity of sin like the cross. For ultimately what sent Christ there was neither the greed of Judas, nor the envy of the priests, not the vacillating cowardice of Pilate, but our own greed, envy, cowardice, and other sins, and Christ’s resolve in love and mercy to bear their judgment and so put them away. It is impossible for us to face...

Dependence On The Lord

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“His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations.  His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success.  And His presence with us leaves no other choice.” – John Stott  Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the...

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