Saturday, January 28, 2012

C.S. Lewis on Not Belonging to Myself

I’ve only read C.S. Lewis once or twice in my life. Once in high school, and I think once more in college or seminary. I also read the Chronicles of Narnia as a boy. That’s why I’m excited that I’ve got to read Mere Christianity for one of my last classes in seminary. Here’s a quote from Mr. Quotable Lewis:
If somebody else made me, for his own purposes, then I shall have a lot of duties which I should not have if I simply belonged to myself.
What do you think of that? What makes that true?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Need Help With Your Anger?

I recently started reading the book Uprooting Anger: Biblical Help for a Common Problem by Robert D. Jones. I have been helped by it already, and I recommend it.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Trust the Sermon, or Trust the Spirit?

A word from the late Martyn Lloyd-Jones to preachers who believe there is a Holy Spirit:
[There] is a very real danger of our putting our faith in our sermon rather than in the Spirit. Our faith should not be in the sermon, it should be in the Holy Spirit Himself.
From his book Preaching and Preachers