Educated into imbecility

There was undoubtedly a strong prophetic anointing on the words of Malcolm Muggeridge—he perceived God’s perspective on the movements in society long before they were obvious to the majority. On a recent Ravi Zacharias podacst I heard him quoting these words of...

Belief in God is not for the stupid

It is for the simple, but not the stupid. AW Tozer opens chapter 10 of his book, Delighted in God, by saying this, The challenge before me is to describe that which cannot be described. When describing God, who is unlimited in every aspect, we are challenged by our...

And what about you?

Os Guinness in his book Impossible People (p29) offers this challenge to Western Christians regarding their faithful witness to our Lord Jesus Christ. And what of us in the West? Are we showing that we too are prepared to follow Jesus and his authority at any cost?...

Know what and why you believe

A significant quote for your perusal: Richard John Neuhaus died on January 8, 2009. He posited this idea, “I’ll presume to call it Neuhaus’s Law: Where orthodoxy is optional, orthodoxy will sooner or later be proscribed.“ Undoubtedly we live in challenging...

You need time in God’s presence to study and pray

For many years I have loved this quote about Hudson Taylor the famous missionary pioneer (I recently re-read it here), To him, the secret of overcoming lay in daily, hourly fellowship with God; and this, he found, could only be maintained by secret prayer and feeding...

Let me be full, let me be empty

For a few years I worshipped as part of Trinity Methodist Church in Shifnal, Shropshire. An undoubted highlight of each new year was the opportunity to pray the prayer below. Full of the glorious call of the Gospel and contrary to much that is valued and espoused in...
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