Many people place facts above faith and that makes things seem impossible for them
Congress should make it so that all sex scenes in all films should be provided with a screaming baby sound track. That should help take away all the fun and may show a major decrease in unwanted pregnancies without having to provide birth control to anyone.
When spontaneous demoralizing thoughts seep into your conscience, don’t trip…allowing them to fester. These are random tests of your conviction and determination. Large or small, your reaction to such intrusions is a defining moment for which no one else, but you, can mitigate.
It is the Holy Spirit who brings about conviction [of sin] . . .repentance cannot take place unless first there is a movement of the Holy Spirit in the heart and mind.
Men are not flattered by being shown that there has been a difference of purpose between the Almighty and them. To deny it, however, in this case, is to deny that there is a God governing the world. Abraham Lincoln
Follow your dreams with determination and conviction until they become true.
He may have as strong a sense of what would be right, as you can have, without being so equal under particular circumstances to act up to it.”
“Then, it would not be so strong a sense. If it failed to produce equal exertion, it could not be an equal conviction.
Those mortals who operate in the grey area between conviction and incredulity are in a position to choose most meaningfully, and with most meaningful consequences … Perhaps only a doubter can appreciate the miracle of life without end.
The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt, but in spite of doubt. (p. 21)
As a human rights activist it is concerning to me that those committing atrocities against vulnerable people view these atrocities as ‘progress’, and assert with pride and conviction that they are ‘Christians’ and that they are doing ‘God’s will’.