The Irresistible Magnetism of a Loving Church

Where true love flourishes, its magnetism is all but irresistible. As the late Bishop Stephen C. Neill has written, “Within the fellowship of those who are bound together by personal loyalty to Jesus Christ, the relationship of love reaches an intimacy and intensity unknown elsewhere. Friendship between the friends of Jesus of Nazareth is unlike … Continue reading The Irresistible Magnetism of a Loving Church

A Few Great Quotes from Augustine on Worship

Augustine: “You made us for yourself, and our hearts find no peace till they rest in you.” “He loves Thee too little who loves anything together with Thee, which he loves not for Thy sake.” “If the things of this world delight you, praise God for them but turn your love away from them and … Continue reading A Few Great Quotes from Augustine on Worship

Wise Words on Loving the Right Woman Well

Desire after forbidden enjoyments naturally springs from dissatisfaction with the blessings in possession. Where contentment is not found at home — drinking out of our own cistern — it will be sought for, however vainly, abroad. Marital love is chief among the earthly goods in mercy granted by God to his fallen and rebellious creatures. … Continue reading Wise Words on Loving the Right Woman Well

Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well

The book of Proverbs has a lot to say about “Loving the Right Woman Well.” Honestly, why should we listen to a man like Solomon who, in spite of his incredible wisdom, couldn’t seem to bring order to his own love life? Here's the best answer I can offer: All truth is God’s truth and … Continue reading Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well

In the Hands of a Loving Father – A Devotional for Good Friday

Today is called Good Friday. What a strange designation! On this day, we remember the execution of a supposed criminal who threatened the power brokers of his society. Thus, he needed to be eliminated. Notice the other hands that were involved in the cruel events of Good Friday. A perfectly innocent was delivered into the … Continue reading In the Hands of a Loving Father – A Devotional for Good Friday