I have no party. I have no country. I am uneasy with all my affiliations and conflicted in my confederations. Where we once felt the soaring pride of patriots, we now feel the searing separation of pilgrims. We are not unlike the early church in the Roman colony of Philippi.
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Wilma Rudolph overcame incredible odds to attain the highest prize in sports. What will you endure to attain the highest prize in eternity?
"Are we there yet?" No, none of us are. Remember that everyone you meet is fighting a battle, working through a struggle, untangling the knots of a complicated past and sorting through the pieces of a broken relationship.
Radical Idea: It is better to suffer with Christ than to be comfortable without Christ. A life without suffering is an incomplete and malformed life.
Since when is “doing good” such a bad thing? When you count on your good deeds to save you...then it's bad. Why? It is so self-deceiving. The hardest person to reach in the world for Christ is the person who is religious.
“If I must choose between Christ and anything else, I will choose Christ.” Whenever you find yourself at in life, only the road to the cross leads to life.
Your education, your career, your ministry, your upbringing... are these really worthless? Compared to knowing Christ--- YES
What if everything you once held dear came crashing down? What if you discovered that you had built your entire life on a faulty foundation?
We replicate what we celebrate. Instead of honoring worldly accomplishments, fame and fortune, let's honor those who lay it on the line for the Kingdom of God.