It’s my last installment (!!!) of 30 Before 30. I would be sorely remiss if I didn’t end with this subject matter. And while I’ve alluded to spiritual disciplines along the way, I haven’t yet mentioned the most important event of my life. It is the single greatest (without sounding cheap) “bucket list” item anyone can ever experience. Because it lasts forever. It’s literally the difference between heaven and hell. Here it is: Repent and believe the Gospel. Continue reading Repent and Believe the Gospel
I’ve followed Joni Eareckson Tada’s ministry for several years, but this was the first time I was able to participate as a volunteer or STM (Short Term Missionary). [If you don’t know Joni’s story, you can read a brief bio … Continue reading How Joni and Friends Family Retreat Changed My Life
The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin. (1 John 1:7) But forgiveness of sin is a present thing – a privilege … Continue reading This gives me real joy.
If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. (Luke 14:26-27, ESV) Salvation is free, but it will cost you everything. @Tom_Pennington But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss … Continue reading Salvation is free, but it will cost you everything
13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14 For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even … Continue reading Perhaps today
Prayer can never be in excess. C.H. Spurgeon I borrowed this yesterday from a friend’s blog. It is such a powerful reminder; I thought it perfectly complemented the purpose of this post. Praying for a dear friend, Sue, is something I want to do. It is pretty much the only thing I can do at this point, in addition to donating blood. (If you want to participate, sign up for the blood drive with Red Cross this Sunday here!) The timing of the subject of prayer fits in quite well with what Pastor Tom has been preaching through on Sundays. … Continue reading don’t give up | Praying for Sue Wyatt