*IMA READ STORY DAILY: 2FLteens go4dip when Ocean takes 'em 2farout. they pray4 strength 2swim &"it is so." boat on her way 2NJ "appears out of nowhere," named Amen.*
story of disciples unable2heal from Matt17:19-20a: "then they came to Jesus in private &asked, "why couldn't we drive it out?" He replied, "because you have so little faith."
if all we get out of Christ is a little inspiration, we're a sorry lot. Christ has defeated death.
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves &pray, &seek my face &turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, &I will forgive their sin &heal their land.
even in laughter, the heart may ache.
Jesus did many other things as well. if every 1 of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room for the books that would be written.
my home's in heaven; just travelin' through the world -Billy Graham
as rain &snow come down from heaven, &don't return to it w/o watering Earth &making it bud &flourish, so that it yields seed for sower &bread for eater, so is my word that goes out from my mouth: it will not return to me empty, but accomplish what i desire &achieve the purpose for which i sent it.
out of love for the truth &the desire to bring it to light -95 theses, 1517.
if there are words for Him then, I don't have them. you see my brain has not yet reached a point where it could form a thought that could adequately describe the greatness of my God. &my voice is so inhibited, restrained by human limits, that it's hard to even sing a praise up. my God: unsearchable yet knowable. indefinable, yet approachable. indescribable, yet personal.
when the world shook &the sun was wiped out of heaven, it was not at the crucifixion, but at the cry from cross: the cry which confessed that God was forsaken of God (Matt: 27:46) &now let the revolutionists choose a creed from all creeds &a god from all gods of the world, carefully weighing all gods of inevitable recurrence &of unalterable power. they will not find another god who has himself been in revolt. nay (the matter grows too difficult for human speech), but let the atheists themselves choose a god. they will find only 1 divinity who ever uttered their isolation; only 1 religion in which God seemed for an instant to be an atheist. -GKC. †