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Archive for the ‘C. S. Lewis’ Category

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

October 2, 2013

C.S. Lewis once said “Everyone thinks forgiveness is a lovely idea until he has something to forgive.”[1] Everyone wants forgiveness but it is a hard thing to practice. When we are offended we want revenge. We want to get back at those who have wronged us. Sometimes there are people whom we think do not […]

6 Keys to Making Friends and Maintaining Friendships

September 26, 2013

“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!” (Eccl. 4:9-10) Friendship is a word that is easily understood, but making friends is […]

Some Collected Quotes on Worship

June 11, 2013

“Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most glorious action that can take place in human life.” Karl Barth “When we begin to glimpse the reality of God, the natural reaction is to worship him. Not to have that reaction is a fairly sure sign that we haven’t yet really understood who […]

Musings

May 4, 2013

Building a Life Together Here is a brief but powerful letter on the importance of marriage: An Open Letter Tommy Nelson Wrote on Marriage The Importance of Preaching Here is a great read by veteran preacher, Grady King, on Why I’m Still Preaching Love Each Other Like I Loved You Chris Robey offers a powerful […]

C.S. Lewis on Marriage and Love

April 10, 2013

As I was preparing for a wedding this afternoon I once again read these insightful words by C.S. Lewis. I was reminded about the love two individuals share that allows them to make it over the bumps and hurdles that all couples face. Lewis describes the kind of love two people have when they have […]

Musings

March 29, 2013

5 Non-Christian Witnesses to the Crucifixion This article discusses why people on the left, right, and in the middle generally agree about the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Check out Is Good Friday a Myth? Holy Saturday John Mark Hicks wants to make sure that we do not forget about Holy Saturday. In this article […]

Musings

March 15, 2013

The Power of Forgiveness I was moved by a powerful story of forgiveness that I found on Donald Miller’s Storyline blog. Justin Zoradi writes, “The gospel of forgiveness isn’t a high calling for the heroic individual, or a counter-cultural description of heavenly perfection. It is a principle central to the gospel itself – the very […]

Peter Kreeft on C. S. Lewis

February 18, 2013

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 […]

Heaven on Earth

December 7, 2012

  I just received Josh Graves & Chris Seidman’s book, Heaven on Earth, in the mail today. I read the introduction and the first few pages at lunch and was thoroughly impressed by what the book offers in the opening sections. I cannot wait to sit down and read some more. The books invites us […]

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