Thursday, February 2, 2017
"See your day in terms of people and relationships first, not tasks." --Matt Perman, What's Best Next, p. 294
Colossians 1:28-29, ESV: Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.
"The best life is a series of daring excursions from a secure and orderly base." --David Brooks, "The Good Order" in NY Times, online, 9/25/2014
"You don't need more time, you just need to decide." --Seth Goden
Atheists "An atheist is a man who has no invisible means of support." --John Buchan
Reminder: "My work is not to fix people. It is to lead people in the worship of God and to lead them in living a holy life." --Eugene Peterson, The Pastor, p. 137
"I am: BECAUSE OF JESUS I AM: A CHILD OF GOD. BORN AGAIN. JUSTIFIED. CRUCIFIED. RISEN. PARTAKER OF HIS DIVINE NATURE. FORGIVEN. CALLED. SAVED BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH. BLESSED WITH ALL SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS. THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD. IN CHRIST JESUS. COMPLETE IN HIM. A NEW CREATURE. REDEEMED. LOVED. SANCTIFIED. DELIVERED FROM THE POWERS OF DARKNESS. RECONCILED. AN HEIR OF GOD AND A JOINT HEAR WITH JESUS. GOD'S GIFT TO CHRIST. RESURRECTED. GLORIFIED. MORE THAN A CONQUEROR. SECURE. THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IN CHRIST. CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST. FREE OF CONDEMNATION. I AM WHAT I AM BY THE GRACE OF GOD."