Every glow worm must show its spark…

“The fact is, the day is very dark. The heavens are lowering with heavy thunder-clouds. Men little dream of what tempests may soon shake this city, and the whole social fabric of this land, even to a general breaking up of society. So dark may the night become that the stars may seem to fall like blighted fruit from the tree. The times are evil. Now, if never before, every glow-worm must show its spark. You with the tiniest farthing candle must take it from under the bushel, and set it on a candlestick. There is need of you all. … Continue reading Every glow worm must show its spark…

Significance…

I want us to think about significance and what makes a person significant. And by significance, I just mean a person who you would say is blessed basically, someone who is important, someone who is an example to model your life after, someone who is worthy of respect. Obviously, the world definitely has ideas about who is worthy of all that and we grow up with those ideas being sort of forced upon us. It is strange when you grow up and you find yourself nervous about meeting someone or excited about someone or respecting someone and you step back … Continue reading Significance…

There will be a shaking…

“Wherever I go it is the almost universal complaint that the former times were better than now. Everywhere it is the solemn conviction of Christians that the Church is in a very wrong position. Go where you please you will hear one confession, one doleful, lamentable groan, that the Church is cold and lifeless; not dead, but Laodicean – and I believe that Laodicea is the most correct picture of the Church at the present moment. We are neither hot nor cold, and Christ is angry with us. Where is the zeal – the zeal of Whitfield? Ah, where are … Continue reading There will be a shaking…

Through the Bible: Day 64, Exodus

It is vital that we spend time in God’s Word. But it’s not always easy. We read a chapter and we don’t know what to get out of it or even how to start to understand it. I thought I could try to help you get a little something out of what you are reading by providing you with some questions to ask as you look at the text.  Good questions are a good start to understanding. Sometimes there will be more questions, sometimes less. You can do this! So, get a notebook, a pen, your Bible, and if you … Continue reading Through the Bible: Day 64, Exodus