Monthly Archives: October 2011

Albert Einstein’s Theory

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“The Cost of Grace”, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Cheap Grace Let the Christian rest content with his worldliness and with this renunciation of any higher standard than the world. He is living for the sake of the world rather than for the sake of grace. … Continue reading

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A Statement of Dedicated Ministry

My calling is sure.  My challenge is big.  My vision is clear.  My desire is strong. My influence is eternal.  My impact is critical.  My values are solid.  My faith is tough.  My mission is urgent. My purpose is unmistakable. My … Continue reading

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Thinking Out Things

There is a full treatment that the Father intends to work in us. And He will work in us, and we can’t prevent its work.  We don’t really want Him to make us a saint.  But He carries out a … Continue reading

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Eighty Thousand +

We just passed a milestone of sorts.  BB has surpassed the 80,000 mark, which is somewhat remarkable. It has done more for me than anyone else.  I’m doing my best to write posts that have substance and significance.  And I … Continue reading

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Welcoming His Judgement

To be judged by God is an awful thing.  It is always immutable and just.  He brings to us the inevitable awareness of the guilt and rebellion that we have secretly harbored for years.  We try to dodge His correction like … Continue reading

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Lonely, or Just Alone?

“Loneliness was the first thing that God saw that was not good” John Milton   Are you lonely? It really doesn’t matter if you are married or single. Frankly, those who have a spouse can be powerfully affected by a … Continue reading

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