Archive for January 28th, 2016


Genesis 1.27-28

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, ‘Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and

have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.’”

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C S Lewis quote

“…He warned people to ‘count the cost’ before becoming Christians.

‘Make no mistake’ He says ‘if you let me I will make you perfect.

The moment you put yourself in My hands that is what you are in for. Nothing less or other than that.’”

– C S Lewis, from his book, Beyond Personality

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Pastor friend or one who used to pastor*

If after you leave the church (all “fill the pulpit” – ALL leave, sooner or later), if the church does as well or better than it did,

it indicates you were able to point them beyond yourself to Christ. Wonderful!

– eab, 1/28/16

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Who Is Center?


The center of entertainment is man – in song or word.

The center of Worship (strong contrast) is the risen Lord!

Man wants to be seen, wants to be heard;

God is second, if at all.

But worship’s the high goal

Of the worshipping soul.

– eab, 1/3/15                        

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Silence is NOT approval

If you choose to live a sinful life, I respect your “right to do wrong,” similarly to what Christ does.

Moreover, as a follower of Christ, I can no more approve of or help you sin, than Christ would.

And – – – do not take my silence as approval; I may be silently grieving or silently praying that you will change.

– eab, 1/28/16

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