We admit that we will never reach our ideal in this life, a distinctive the church claims that most other human institutions try to deny.
The church and the whorehouse arrived in the Far West simultaneously. And each would have been horrified to think it was a different facet of the same thing. But surely they were both intended to accomplish the same thing: the singing, the devotion, the poetry of the churches took a man out of his bleakness for a time, and so did the brothels.
Will-,” Tessa began but it was too late, Church made a yowling noise at being woken, and lashed out with his claws. Will began to swear. Tessa left, unable to hide the slightest of smiles as she went.
Humanity is my religion; Earthian is my nationality.
WORK like everything depends on you. PRAY like everything depends on God.
The test of your Christian Faith is to stand by the Truth of God’s Word in the face of opposition without Compromise … JOA
Let your cares drive you to God. I shall not mind if you have many of them if each one leads you to prayer. If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved, it will be a benefit.
The other day in prayer I said to God, “Look – I understand that an unexamined life is not worth living, but do you think I could someday have an unexamined lunch?”.
A sure way to have someone crushed by their doubt is to preach a sermon on how to remove your doubt.
You can’t bluff an old theologian. Linus