Is He Your Friend, or a Doctrine?

“A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.”   ~D.L. Moody Friendship with God can be a liberating secret. It releases us from the terrible bondage of religion and ritual withContinue reading “Is He Your Friend, or a Doctrine?”

“I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends”

“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.”  Albert Schweitzer I believe that true friendship has an incredible value.  Throughout the Bible we read of friendsContinue reading ““I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends””

The School of Friends

“As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul.” 1 Samuel 18:1 “But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and whereContinue reading “The School of Friends”

Love as an Action Verb

When I first started writing this post in my head, before I had posted it on my blog, Linda Kruschke’s Blog, back in 2009, in my head the title was “Love Is an Action Verb.” But as I thought more about it I realized there is more than one kind of love, and that loveContinue reading “Love as an Action Verb”