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Are we ready to be remade by the divine Potter?
Living with Anxiety and Winning Someone has said that people live their lives “crucified between two thieves—the regrets of yesterday and the anxieties of tomorrow.” The word worry means ‘to be torn in two.’ And that is exactly what anxiety does—it tears us apart. Our bodies might obediently go in one direction, but our minds are somewhere else. The result is that we live with tension; we cannot sleep and we cannot enjoy the present moment. Worry causes us to work against ourselves and hinders our fellowship with God. Don’t you wish that you could worry say, from … Read More >
We need to let God break us.
Sermon preached at The Moody Church, Sunday morning, January 25, 1953 When I spoke to you about the Christian and worship from the Old Testament story of Abraham and Isaac, I showed you something of what is involved in Christian discipleship: the price a man or woman must pay if they would walk with God and be used by Him. It is left to every individual to make the choice, whether they will walk with God or choose another path. May people who have faced the cost of this kind of thing rather think that it’s too big a … Read More >
Are you resentful because God is generous?
God wants us to be brought to a point of submission, a degree of yieldedness that holds nothing back from His control. We all know that for God to be able to effectively use us, we have to die to our self-will, our self-reliance, our self-interest and our self-justification. This …
When Paul saw the glorified Christ, he asked, “Who art thou, Lord?” The question implies much ignorance. Paul does not fully know the glorious being who stands before him, but he is certain of one thing, that He is his Master, as the word “Lord” implies. There was such a kingly majesty in the face and form of Christ that there was no mistaking His lordship. The mighty Saul of Tarsus saw at a glance that he had met the one to whom he could give his allegiance as King to rule his life. And yet Paul in after … Read More >
Ask Pastor Lutzer
My heart is broken. I hoped to spend the rest of my life with my girlfriend.
Two nights ago, when …
Well, Ralph I’m not so sure I have a sermon directly related to broken hearts, but I do have wonderful …
What if God takes us down roads we have never traveled before? What if as the result of our personal and national mismanagement of resources we were to experience a … See More >
God loves to use the unimportant.