New Leaves

Selah for: Sep 25, 2018

John Piper

If you don't feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great.

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Selah for: Sep 24, 2018

Alan Redpath

When we begin to doubt God, it's not that we stop practicing our faith, but that we begin to put our faith in someone or something else than the only one who can pull us out of the storm.

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Selah for: Sep 21, 2018

A.W. Tozer

God is a living God and Jesus Christ, with all power and all authority, is at the control panel, guiding and sustaining all things in the universe. That concept is fundamental to the Christian faith. It is necessary that we really and fully comprehend that our God is indeed the Majesty in the heavens.

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Selah for: Sep 20, 2018

C.S. Lewis

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.

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Selah for: Sep 19, 2018

Arthur Joyce

Your brain is much like a computer, it retains what goes in. You might be able to delete your computer files, but you will never be able to totally delete what has gone into your brain.

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Selah for: Sep 18, 2018

Unknown

Reputation is what people think you are. Character is what God knows you are. 1 Samuel 16:7 tells us that the "Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart."

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Selah for: Sep 17, 2018

Isaiah the Prophet

Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. (ESV Isaiah 43:1c–3a)

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Selah for: Sep 14, 2018

Isaiah the Prophet

…I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; It is I who say to you, 'Fear not, I am the one who helps you." (ESV Isaiah 41:13)

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Selah for: Sep 13, 2018

Isaiah the Prophet

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand! (ESV Isaiah 41:10)

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Selah for: Sep 12, 2018

Thomas Sherman

Solomon tried many experiments to find happiness—but adopted only the last: the Fear of God (Ecc. 12:13). O my soul! you may tire yourself with different objects—but none can satisfy you but God—He alone is the efficient and sufficient fullness!

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Selah for: Sep 11, 2018

Ray Stedman

People say, "Let your conscience be your guide." That is a recipe for unhappiness. If that is all you have, it is a certain way of plunging into a life that alternates between fear and momentary peace.

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Selah for: Sep 10, 2018

Arthur Joyce

It's not what you say nor even what you do that proves whether you are a true and sincere follower of Christ. The Lord looks at the heart and He knows what is there. It is my prayer that when others look into my life that they see Jesus! What's your prayer?

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Selah for: Sep 07, 2018

C.J. Mahaney

When you're tempted to doubt God's love for you, stand before the cross and look at the wounded, dying, disfigured Savior, and realize why He is there. I believe His Father would whisper to us, 'Isn't that sufficient? I haven't spared My own Son: I deformed and disfigured and crushed Him - for you. What more could I do to persuade you that I love you?'

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Selah for: Sep 06, 2018

A.B. Simpson

We are the only light the world has. The Lord could come down Himself and give light to the world, but He has chosen differently. He wants to send it through us, and if we do not give it the world will not have it. God does not put a meteor in the sky to tell us when to shine. We are to be giving light continually wherever we are: at home; among friends; or in church. We should have the attitude that we may never have another opportunity, and so we should always be shining for Him.

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Selah for: Sep 05, 2018

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

It is not necessary that we should discover new ideas in our meditation. It is sufficient, and far more important, if the Word, as we read and understand it, penetrates and dwells within us.

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