Dead or Alive?

Today’s post is for a collection I call SNIPPETS THAT INSPIRE. It’s an excerpt from the Daily Open Windows website of T. Austin-Sparks, whose writings are a gift to me every single day. He based this morning’s blurb on Galatians 1:11-12 that says, “The gospel I preached is not something that man made up. I Read More …

Realistic or Negative?

To me, BIBLE = Basic Information Before Leaving Earth, and reading it has led me to discover God’s point of view as quite different from what comes naturally. Its first few pages show how humanity got stained (cursed actually) originally, and its last pages show how that curse gets reversed. To me, that’s good news. Read More …

A Mouthful of Gravel?

It was only natural to make visible things, tangible things, measurable things my goals in life. But I was unpleasantly surprised when career, titles, awards, material possessions, and so-called success ended up tasting like gravel in my mouth. It was as if I had eaten artificial fruit that was hollow inside, devoid of lasting nourishment, Read More …

True or False?

Lately, I have been hearing, “Be not ensnared by the affairs of men.” I have compassion for many who are just like I was once. It takes one to know one? Chime in if you care to share. My thanks to @TheQuoteToday for posting this photograph on Twitter!

A New Song?

Saul of Tarsus ended up with a whole new identity, as I have, too. My name is new; my former self has been erased and replaced. Completely. God says His name for me is “Mine” and sings to me: ”I will change your name. You shall be longer be called Wounded, Outcast, Lonely or Afraid. Read More …

Called Upward?

Today I am posting an excerpt from Tozer on Worship and Entertainment (compiled by James L. Snyder) who quotes from The Chief End of Man as follows: “Worship is unnatural only in the sense that so few people really do it. But it is natural in that it is what God created us for. That’s Read More …