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Insurrection or resurrection?

 

 

Which is your direction?

 

 

Want a course correction?

 

 

Christ does so, with perfection!

– eab, 4/2/11

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HE WAS KING

 

He was King to rural peasants in pastures lush or bare,

 

Shepherds bound to a timeless trade.

 

He was King to men who give tender love and care,

 

Whether ‘long mountain trail or thru creeks they wade.

 

 

He will be King of a City with a million square miles,

 

The gates will be pearl, the streets will be gold.

 

Because of their King the dwellers all have smiles,

 

He redeemed them by His resurrection long foretold.

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The live hope of Resurrection

 

          beats any deadly Insurrection. – eab, 3/28/09 

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In God’s Kingdom…a man’s salvation rarely comes without the prayers of another who labors unseen.  

– George MacDonald, The Minister’s Restoration (Minneapolis: Bethany House Pub., 1988), 19.

 

Never did his face light up when he spoke of the Son of God, of his death, or of his resurrection.  Never did he make mention of the kingdom of heaven as if it were anything more venerable than the kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

– George MacDonald, The Minister’s Restoration (Minneapolis: Bethany House Pub., 1988), 61.

 

For God is love, and love is that which is, and was, and shall be for evermore – boundless, unconditional, self-existent, creative!

– George MacDonald, The Minister’s Restoration (Minneapolis: Bethany House Pub., 1988), 117.

 

The heart o’ both king and cobbler’s in the hand o’ the Lord…

 – George MacDonald, The Minister’s Restoration (Minneapolis: Bethany House Pub., 1988), 147.

 

Ignorant people go abut always asking why God permits evil.  We know why!  So that we might know – really know – what good is like, and therefore what God himself is like.

– George MacDonald, The Minister’s Restoration (Minneapolis: Bethany House Pub., 1988), 206.

George MacDonald was born 12/10/1824 in Scotland.  He was a pastor but also a writer.  His pen influenced the later pen of C S Lewis.

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