Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Given to you

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38

for the saving of his household

“By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness which is according to faith” Hebrews 11:7

poured

“and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” Romans‬ ‭5:5‬

how much more

If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! – Matthew 7:11

25 Golden Rules of Running

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Runner’s World a few years ago. The article remains popular online, and the rules are as good now as they were when first published. In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists were studying it, and it evolved from idea to theory to accepted wisdom. Along with each of the rules we present, however, we list the exception. Why? […]

There

Walking in faith brings you to the Word of God. There you will be healed, cleansed, fed, nurtured, equipped, and matured. – Kay Arthur

Reckon prayer to be the key

Never approach the words of the mysteries that are in the Scriptures without praying and asking for God’s help. Say, “Lord grant me to feel the power that is in them.” Reckon prayer to be the key that opens the true meaning of the Scriptures. – Isaac of Nineveh

Seeing God through Jesus

Yancey finds that it’s difficult for people to put together a belief in a loving God when terrible things have happened. “One of the most important things I’ve learned is to make your decisions about what God is like through Jesus. Michael Ramsey, the archbishop of Canterbury, said, ‘In God, there’s no un-Christ-likeness at all.’ So when I want to approach a new topic like prayer or an old topic like suffering, the first thing I do now is go to Jesus. If you want to know how God feels about people who are going through hard times, look at how […]