Jesus' last word is our first word. "Tetelestai - It is finished". When He died, our life began. And because "it is finished", there is nothing that any one of us can contribute to His work on the cross to bring us any closer to salvation.
John Charles Ryle (10 May 1816 – 10 June 1900) was the first Anglican bishop of Liverpool. “From his conversion [in 1837] to his burial [in 1900], J.C. Ryle was entirely one-dimensional. He was a one-book man; he was steeped in Scripture; he bled the Bible.“This is WHY his works have lasted—and will last—they bear the stamp of eternity.Today, more than a hundred years after his passing, Ryle’s works stand at the crossroads between the historic faith and modern evangelicalism."
“Every test in our life makes us bitter or better, every problem comes to break us or make us. The choice is ours whether we become VICTIM or VICTOR.” … As Viktor Frankl http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179232797545 wisely observed, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ... Join me on http://twitter.com/alanhedquist for more—to uplift and brighten your day!
There is hope for true lasting change in our lives. We have to change our thinking to think on the things of Christ. We have to replace the lies we think and believe GOD'S TRUTH. God's Word tells us... Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind that by testing you may discern what is the will of God what is good and acceptable and perfect
Yes. I'm feeling this. Super challenges lately, but I keep hearing a whisper that says, Don't stop... Keep going... You're on the right track. Trusting the flow, even through some minor moments of doubt and panic. Lol. Thank god that shit never lasts too long and there's always a *sign* right around the corner. (image via @25park )