experiences of fasting
we are not so much
abstaining from food as we are feasting on the word of God.”
– Richard Foster
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
– 2 Timothy 3:16-17
The power of a mother on mission to lovingly raise and disciple her children to know, love, and serve Jesus.
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day–and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
– Timothy 4:6-8
It may be that you yourself are not luminous, but you are a conductor of light…
– Sherlock Homes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first.
Christ came to serve the needs of humanity
Christ came to show the example to humanity
Christ came to sacrifice for humanity
Christ came to save the eternity of humanity
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
– 2 Timothy 1:7
Jesus of Nazareth always comes asking disciples to follow Him – not merely accept Him, not merely believe in Him, not merely to worship Him, but to follow Him, one either follows or one does not.
– Lee Camp from Mere Discipleship