“God seems to take pleasure in subverting the hierarchies of the world.
In God’s economy, servants are the leaders, the meek inherit the earth, the poor are blessed, enemies are loved, the humble are exalted, the foolish things shame the wise, those who seek their lives lose them, and those who finish last hoist the first place trophy.
You get the picture.”~ Drew Dyck
Leave me out of the limelight…and just let my life speak.
Some issues are just more complex than we want them to be…
“It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace… …whether it be given by the poorest of […]
“WANTED: Gifted volunteers for difficult service in the local expression of the kingdom of God. Motivation to serve should be obedience to God, gratitude, gladness, forgiveness, humility, and love. Service will rarely be glorious. Temptation […]
“Can you serve your boss and others at work, helping them to succeed…and can you be happy, even when they receive the promotions and you get overlooked? Can you work to make others look good […]
“The ministry of serving may be as public as preaching or teaching, but more often it will be as sequestered as nursery duty. It may be as visible as singing a solo, but usually it […]
“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but […]
“The meek man cares not at all who is greater than he, for he has long ago decided that the esteem of the world is not worth the effort. He develops toward him self a […]
“Ministry is when the people who hear you don’t want more of you…they want more of Him because of what you’ve said. When you point them to God’s fire instead of trying to get attention […]
“Did you know that, on average, each of us speaks about twenty-five thousand words daily? My last book didn’t have that many words. A lot of language is flowing out of our mouths every day […]
"The real test of a saint is not one's willingness to preach the gospel, but one's willingness to do something like washing the disciples' feet... ...that is, being willing to do those things that seem unimportant in human estimation but count as everything to God."~ Oswald Chambers
Jesus never ceases to amaze me… I know this is a blatantly obvious and seemingly pointless statement, but hear me out. My current amazement with Jesus has little to do with His “front and center” […]