Many of these sentences may need some explanation, but that defeats the purpose of the post. Hopefully some of them provoke consideration or interest and are edifying to you this weekend.
- “He that at a feast feeds with temperance has much greater pleasure of what he eats and drinks than he that gluts himself and vomits it up again.” -Jonathan Edwards
- “Why polish the brass on a sinking ship?” -Unknown
- “We should enjoy the taste of honey.” -Jonathan Edwards
- Mark Twain’s reason to believe in God. “Israel.”
- “God has made us for himself, and we are restless, until we find our rest in him.”-Augustine
- “We don’t typically enjoy thinking of ourselves as not worthy of something; in fact, we often think we deserve far more than we do.” -Stephen Nichols
- “Doubtless that which is a part of the happiness of heaven is pleasant and delightful here in this world.” -Jonathan Edwards
- “Each night, as I confront my need again for sleep, I’m reminded that ‘m a dependent creature. I am not self-sufficient.” -C.J. Mahaney
- At the end of the day, it is the Lord’s appraisal rather than your own which matters.
- People will adopt anything to get what they desire, even the appearance of holiness.
- Where have all the heroes gone?
- Our affections, spread so thin, are entirely wasted on all but the Lord.
- Song worship would be much improved with rigorous song selection rather than defensiveness over familiars.
- A few solid lyrics do not a worship song make, but a few poor lyrics spoil.
- Whatever activity you engage in, do it wholeheartedly.
- Constant communication and connectedness to such as email often distracts us from the things of the Lord.