405px-JCH_at_PodiumA pure heart won’t get us out of conflict and controversy. It may well be the very thing that gets us into it.

Since my money is God’s money, every spending decision I make is a spiritual decision.

Meekness enables us to be led by the Spirit of God.

A church can be unified in one of two ways. You can freeze together, as the Church of the Frozen Chosen; or you can melt together with the fire of the Holy Spirit.

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to visit a New Testament church service? I imagine it would be a far cry from our stately sanctuaries with their crystal chandeliers and misty-mauve carpets.

The vital Christian arouses opposition because he is a standing rebuke to the selfishness and sin of those around him.

When your thoughts and opinions become intellectual gods in rebellion against the Word of God, you are in idolatry.

In the heart of every man lurks a sense of inner wrongness and a conscience that will not be silenced.

We are indeed the light of the world–but only if our switch is turned on.

Mercy requires that we learn to love others, to value their welfare more than our own!

Some people seem to be at peace–but in fact they’re just resting up between fights.

Paul never developed a negative attitude. He picked his bloody body up out of the dirt and went back into the city where he had almost been stoned to death, and he said, “Hey, about that sermon I didn’t finish preaching–here it is!

Truth is not what I say it is, and not what you think it is. Truth is what God’s word says it is.

Tithing is God’s financial plan for world evangelism and your personal success. Tithing is what he church did before bingo.

When you get up in the morning have something that’s on God’s agenda, and do that.

The measure of a men’s greatness is not the number of servants he has, but the number of people he serves.

Happy are those whose self-centered lives have been crushed and reshaped by the Master’s hand to be full of mercy.

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