There is ultimately no such thing as unanswered prayer. If the answer at first is “no” or “not yet,” it is because he gives us what we want in ways better than we asked.— Tim and Kathy Keller, meditation on
Tim Keller: You've got to find a way to take the plotline of the culture and give it a happy ending in Jesus. So for example 1st Corinthians 1: It says, the Jews want power and the Greeks want wisdom,
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises: I knelt and started to pray and prayed for everybody I thought of, Brett and Mike and Bill and Robert Cohn and myself, and all the bullfighters, separately for the ones I liked, and
Elizabeth Bruenig on (currently my favorite podcast) The Argument: I don't think we're particularly well designed to cope with getting news of the entire world updated every ten minutes on a live stream. I think it's extremely stressful; it's too
Every Christian in America is political. This is unavoidable. It is the privilege and burden of citizenship. We can choose to not exercise the duties of citizenship, but that does not mean we do not have them. —Compassion & Conviction,
Sometimes it seems like you either have theologians that don’t write commentaries or you have exegetes that are too lost in the details—Tim Keller
Francis Collins, literally the top scientist in the land: We Americans tend to be pioneers in individual behavior, but this is a time for individuals to moderate their behavior. It’s one of the great tragedies of this current moment
Andrew Wilson: Christians, of all people, should know that evil is held in place not just by the flesh (the sinful self), or even the devil (and associated demonic powers), but also by the world: the structures and systems of
Friends, I’ve yet to find anything else like it: The Christian gospel supplies both the security to boldly stand against injustice and the grace to humbly forgo cancel culture.
The Bible very clearly demands justice in the sight of oppression and murder. In response to vain worship, the Lord told ancient Israel, “Take away from Me the noise of your songs, For I will not hear the melody of
Jesus: “It is written.”Satan: “Is it written?”Know the difference.—@AJWTheology
Tweet thread from @howertonjosh: "We often get sins and wounds confused. Sins are rebellious places in our heart that need repentance. Wounds are tender places in our heart that need healing. You can’t repent of wounds. And you can’
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