By Vance Havner Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? (Mark 5:31). God never loses the individual in the crowd. “All have sinned and come short of the glory of God”—there is the multitude—but God breaks it down into individuals—“there is none righteous, no not one.” Sinners cannot hide in the
It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is absolutely fatal. – Oscar Wilde
We ask advice, but we mean approbation. – Charles Caleb Colton
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. – Erica Jong
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. – Coleridge
Distrust interested advice. –Aesop
We may give advice, but we cannot inspire conduct. – La Rouchefoucauld
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend. – Solon
A never-failing way to get rid of a fellow is to tell him something for his own good. – Kin Hubbard
Giving advice isn’t as risky as people say. Few ever take it anyway. – William Feather
(Barna Research Group) Highly effective churches rely upon strategic leadership. Highly effective churches are organized to facilitate highly effective ministry. Highly effective churches emphasize developing significant relationships within the congregation. Highly effective churches invest themselves in genuine worship. Highly effective churches engage in strategic evangelism. Highly effective churches get their people involved in systematic theological
InterVarsity Press; This series maintains a commitment to Biblical authority, solid exegetical insights in reader-friendly language, and helpful preaching and teaching tips. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
A one-volume work that includes a non-technical discussion of each book of the Bible, plus the 18 apocryphal works. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
– Joe Courson. Thomas Nelson Publishers. A devotional commentary emphasizing biblical application…drawn from Courson’s studies and radio messages. The book also includes nearly 200 topical studies and sermons on New Testament Scripture. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors.
After I safely secured my son in his carseat, we headed out for “boys night out.” He had no idea where we were going or what we were doing, but he knew it was supposed to be a night filled with fun and excitement. An hour into the drive, my son asked, “Dad, where’s the
It is a lot easier to criticize than to be criticized. Most of us think it is bad for people under us to criticize, but we think the people over us deserve a bit of it. In the local church, we see ourselves as Moses, and our critics as the grumbling people (Numbers 21). But
It seems we think God blesses just because people like it. We have confused popularity with power. We’ve confused the applause of men with the approval of heaven. We are being used, but by who? How can we be used by God when we have nothing more than feel-good theology that demands nothing of us.
In the first chapter we looked at the Transfiguration through the eyes of the Apostle John, and we discovered that John emphasized the glory of the Son. What did Peter emphasize? Second Peter 1:12-21 says, “Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and