Archive for May, 2018

Thoughts from the Chapel

God does not comfort us to make us comfortable, but to make us comforters. John Henry Jowett

2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope,17 comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.

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Thoughts from the Chapel

How unfortunate it is that human beings can’t exchange problems. Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other person’s. – Olin Miller

Matthew 7:1, 2 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

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God understands our prayers even when we can’t find the words to say them.

Romans 8:26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.

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If the church were perfect, none of us would be allowed in. -R. Maurice Boyd [Adapted]

Matthew 7:4 “How can you say to your brother, `Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when all the time there is a plank in your own eye?”

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A reined horse is incredibly strong when it allows itself to be guided by the master. -Xenophon

Psalm 71:5 “O Lord, you alone are my hope. I’ve trusted you, O LORD, from childhood.”

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Faith is reason grown courageous. -Sherwood Eddy

1 Peter 3:15 “But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.”

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Lift up your eyes. God wants to bless you in inconceivable ways to make your life what you never dreamed it could be. -Anne Ortlund

Psalm 121:1, 2 “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.”

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny compared to what lies within us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

1 John 4:4 But you belong to God, my dear children. You have already won a victory over those people, because the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.

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If we only have the will to walk, then God is pleased with our stumbles. -C.S. Lewis

Luke 22:42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”

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The words of human beings are unstable things. But not so the words of God. They stand forever, as abidingly valid expressions of God’s mind and thought. -J.I. Packer [Adapted]

Matthew 24:35 “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”

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