There is a lot of lip-service paid to the idea of "making disciples," but the notion of being a disciple-maker is another thing altogether.
“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." 1 Corinthians 12:9
Christians should be saying dangerous prayers and desire to have the Holy Spirit bend our lives in the shape of those prayers.
Recovering the same mind in us that was in Christ Jesus requires something akin to Alcoholics Anonymous for Christians.
The faith of a Christian is the sure confidence that God has done something so profoundly revolutionary in our innermost being that everything about us is being made new.
Lest this truth, "Jesus Christ is Lord," become our personal, every day walking around lifestyle, it means nothing.
We must come to realize that only the unmerited favor and grace of God gives us a true sense of self; one we did nothing to disqualify ourselves from or deserve.
The decision of human beings to disobey God effectively makes us obedient to death.
The One who was full made himself empty so we who are empty could be made full.
The cross cannot be reduced to a single day of Jesus life—it is the heart of God from before time.