Nature is a daily declaration of the beauty, order, dependability, and power of God.
what could be filled with God’s presence in our lives becomes filled with our buzzing, enterprising activity.
God’s abundance is not a magnification of whatever we tend to think of as a lot. his is an abundance of another magnitude— of another order.
So often we ask God to reveal himself to us in fresh and new ways, and yet so often we fail to approach Scripture with this same kind of asking.
It is at the cross that we who have traveled the way of wickedness can finally cross over through grace to the path of righteousness.
Never despise the days of small beginnings. Small beginnings are, in fact, the true nature of how the kingdom of god spreads and grows.
To behold Jesus means moving in the ever-deepening kind of humility that requires me to confess that though I love him I scarcely know him.
Since the Day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit has been laboring to reveal Jesus to the whole world. The big question is who will recognize him. And among those who recognize him, who will receive him?
Jesus has not come to show us that he is God. God has come to show us that he is Jesus.
On the one hand, Jesus is the God who sits on the throne of Heaven. On the other, he is the man who carries his own cross for the whole world.
the single most important truth in all of history—the only truth with the power to save us: God is Jesus.