"WE MUST KEEP ALIVE IN OURSELVES THE DESIRE FOR...
HEBREWS 11:13-16 These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. For those who say such things declare plainly that they seek a homeland. And truly if they had called to mind that country from which they had come out, they would have had opportunity to...
let us press on
Let us acknowledge the LORD; let us press on to acknowledge him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth.” hosea 6:3
And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being...– 2 Corinthians 3:18 (via kole-ala)
wild and free
people in the township are terrified of dogs and understandably so. it seems like half the dogs here are mean and roaming wild. to begin afternoon lessons, we walk the kids from our new surf garage to the beach. each time on our walk we read a scripture and talk about it together on the way to the sand. a HUGE, unleashed German Shepard happens to live right on our path. our group will be in...
i could wear a hundred more sweaters and drink a...
it’s cold here. church in the townships is a building tucked between the scrap metal shacks. there was a small turnout Sunday night because the main pastor was gone. lots of unattended young kids and a few adults filed in to hear the music, hear the message and get out of the cold. the worship team fired up the synthesized keyboard, and one guy began freely dancing around doing michael...
In childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of...– ‐ Lydia Sigourney (Poet 1791–1865)
jbay: day one
i made it to london and began editing sean and alison’s wedding video in the heathrow airport. i had a 5 hour layover and lost track of time. My name was loudly called over the loudspeaker as a last call. i was a million terminals away. i threw my backpack on, slung my purse around my neck, grabbed my computer, two hard drives, earphones, computer charger, phone, phone charger &...
i bought my ticket yesterday.
God is good.
Romans 10:9... South Africa lovin'
If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[e]12 For there is no difference between Jew and...
A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth;...– Chesterton (via djmase)
jbay... south africa
eph 6:19 pray for me, that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel col 4:3 pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ matt 9:38 pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest 2 thess 3:1 pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be...
The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing—to reach the Mountain, to...– C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces. (via kole-ala)
2 Thess. 1
11 With this in mind, we constantly pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may bring to fruition your every desire for goodness and your every deed prompted by faith. 12 We pray this so that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.[c]
1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the...– psalm 27 A Psalm of Fearless Trust in God. A Psalm of David.
I run in the path of your commands because you have set my heart free!– psalm 119:11
I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word. 26I recounted my ways and you answered me; teach me your decrees. 27Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders. 28My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. 29Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. 30I have chosen the way of truth; I...
Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken...– PSALM 9:10
Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is...– HOSEA 6:3
Now therefore, I pray, if I have found grace in Your sight, show me now Your...– Exodus 33:13-14 : Moses talking to the Lord
Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest...– St. Augustine
One of the greatest calamities that sin has brought upon us is the debasement of...– A.W. Tozer, The Divine Conquest