Resurrected Living
"What are you going to do with your new resurrected life? This is the heroic question." Richard Rohr

Archive for January 2013

Are You Living Like a Star?

January 31, 2013

“Do all things without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world.” Philippians 2:14-15 Each night before going to sleep my four year old son climbs into bed and recites […]

A Prayer by George MacDonald

January 30, 2013

George McDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and preacher who influenced C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Madeleine L’Engle, and many others. The following is one of his sonnets from Diary of an Old Soul. Many Christians throughout the years have used this collection of daily poems as devotionals and prayers. This poem is a great reminder […]

Pay Attention

January 28, 2013

In 1 Pet. 5:8 we are told, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” What does it mean to “be watchful”? Some versions say that we should “be alert”. You could translate this phrase as “pay attention”. The apostle Peter is telling us to […]

Will Campbell on Racism and the Church

January 22, 2013

 

Quotes by Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013

As I have been skimming the web today I have been amazed by all the Martin Luther King Jr. quotes that have been posted on Facebook, Twitter, and other places. Some of these quotes I had read many times before and others were brand new to me. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great leader […]

Letter From a Birmingham Jail

January 21, 2013

The following are some excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail along with a link to the letter in its entirety. “How does one determine whether a law is just or unjust? A just law is a man made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. […]

Life Isn’t Fair

January 18, 2013

“Life isn’t fair” is a famous mantra. It is one everyone can relate to because it doesn’t take long to figure this out. We have all experienced instances in this life that are not fair. We have been overlooked, cheated, disrespected, and abused. We know life is not fair, but a more important question is, […]

Moving Forward

January 10, 2013

In Philippians 3:13 Paul discusses “forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.” We all have something holding us back from being the person God wants us to be, and we should all have a goal in front of us that is helping us become the person God wants us to be. […]

The Benefit of Goals

January 3, 2013

This is the time of year that many people make resolutions and then quickly break them. This year let me suggest an alternative. Why not set some goals in your life that will encourage you to become a better person in 2013? Do not set just any goals, but think about them and meditate upon […]

Jonathan Edwards New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2013

Being sensible that I am unable to do anything without God’s help, I do humble entreat Him, by His grace, to enable me to keep these Resolutions, so far as they are agreeable to His will, for Christ’s sake. [I will] remember to read over these Resolutions once a week. Resolved, That I will do […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 229 other followers