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“Joy without obedience is frivolity; obedience without joy is moralism.”

“Joy without obedience is frivolity; obedience without joy is moralism.” –Alec Motyer1 Quoted in Keller, Timothy; Keller, Kathy (2015-11-10). The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms (p. 317). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.↩

Quitting Facebook

Source » Facebook quitters feel “less angry, less lonely, less depressd, more decisive, more enthusiastic, and enjoy life more” Is that all?

The Résumé Beyond Your Reach

One evening, I sat cross-legged on the roof of my five-story apartment building praying. Suddenly I became self-consciously aware of myself and my surroundings. At once, a series of crushing realizations came in rapid succession. First, because I could hear dozens of conversations going on through the apartment windows below

Good News! Great Joy! Parents, make this Christmas special for your family

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Suffering, joy, life, and death

Source » Don’t accept [the] premise that choices about life and death should be based on the presence or absence of suffering.

On manliness and maturity

Source » R. Kent Hughes on 1 Corinthians 9:24-27: No manliness no maturity! No discipline no discipleship! No sweat no sainthood! He may utilize more exclamation points that I do, but I’ve really enjoyed reading and learning from R. Kent Hughes in this book.

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore”

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore” –Psalm 16:11

“You have put more joy in my heart, oh Lord, than they have when their grain and wine abound.”

“You have put more joy in my heart, oh Lord, than they have when their grain and wine abound.” –Psalm 4:7
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