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Thoughts from the Chapel

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. – Augustine

Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.”

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When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find it’s those who, instead of giving advice, solutions or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. – Henri Nouwen

Isaiah 53:5 “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.”

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Don’t worry about what you do not understand in the Bible; worry instead about what you do understand but do not live by.

Matthew 6:33 “But make His Kingdom and righteousness your chief aim, and then these things shall all be given you in addition.”

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Bro. Tony

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A person who is always finding fault seldom finds anything else.

Luke 6:41 “And why look at the splinter in your brother’s eye instead of giving careful attention to the beam in your own?”

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“Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.” -Fyodor Dostoevski

1 Corinthians 3:18 “Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.”

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“Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.” – C. Everett Koop

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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“Running from God is the longest race of all.” -Theodore Roethke

James 4:8 “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye doubleminded.”

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Bro. Tony

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“If God loves best in community, who are we to set up ourselves as spiritual loners?” -Jane McAlister Pope

Romans 12:4, 5
“Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, so it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.”

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Bro. Tony

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The best exercise to strengthen the heart is reaching down to lift others up.

James 2:8, 9 “If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbour as yourself,” [Lev. 19:18] you are doing right. But if you show favouritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as law-breakers.”

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Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” – Vaclav Havel

1Corinthians15:19 “If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.”

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