We who preach the gospel must not think of ourselves as public relations agents sent to establish good will between Christ and the world. We must not imagine ourselves commissioned to make Christ acceptable to big business, the press, the world of sports or modern education. We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum. A.W. Tozer
Therefore let God-inspired Scripture decide between us; and on whichever side be found doctrines in harmony with the word of God, in favor of that side will be cast the vote of truth. --Basil of Caesarea
Once you learn to discern, there's no going back. You will begin to spot the lie everywhere it appears.

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service. 1 Timothy 1:12

Monday, March 26, 2018


Choosing to forgive shows more strength than choosing to hold a grudge. It’s a way of modeling God’s love and imparting to others the same grace that we receive from Him when we make mistakes. Forgiveness is the first step toward healing and reconciliation. … Forgiveness opens the door for change, for correction, for a better tomorrow, and a brighter future. This is the blessing of forgiveness that we receive from God—a clean slate and a chance to start again. True forgiveness also requires forgetting the past. Dwelling on the past makes it impossible to move forward.  Ask God to help you forgive, forget, and love graciously…

Leslie J. Barner, Encouragement for the Broken-Hearted Parent, pg.10

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