Quotes and Such, 2010
“God cannot bless what we do not give. Jesus is the subject of the Bible. Giving is the theme of the Bible.” Pastor Steve
“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob, that He may teach us His ways and that we may walk in His paths.” Isaiah 2:3
Worship is the soul’s response to God. Worship this Sunday!
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.
St. Gregory The Great
(Movie: Fever Pitch)
Hospital Nurse: [after Bertram’s colonoscopy] Come back soon.
Bertram Pincus: What a terrible thing to say in a hospital.
(Movie: Ghost Town)
“I finally understood what true love meant…love meant that you care for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.” Nicholas Sparks (Dear John)
“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough…” Nichols Sparks (The Notebook)
“You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions you should judge them by. It’s actions, not words, that matter.”
— Nicholas Sparks
No one can take Jesus from you.
Jimmy – a homeless man was given breakfast at Waffle House and an envelope with a little money. He chased after the “givers” and with tears asked “Why did you do that?”….answer “Because we know the love Jesus gave and want to give to you”. Jimmy replied, “I am suicidal. Was thinking about killing myself…maybe I will go to the hospital”. Anonymous
“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.”
“Not really listening is the most fundamental error couples make” Dr. Les & Leslie Parrot of Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts
“And nothing promotes intimacy more than knowing you are unconditionally accepted, even though you aren’t perfect.” Dr. Les & Leslie Parrot of Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts
They might not need me – yet they might
I’ll let my heart be just in sight –
A smile so small as mine might be
Precisely their necessity –
Jesus, Lover of my soul, Let me to Thy bosom fly,
While the nearer waters roll, While the tempest still high!
Hide me O my Savior hide, Til the storm of life is past.
Safe into the haven guide. Oh, receive my soul at last!
Hymn by Charles Wesley “Jesus, Lover of My Soul”
Precious Lord, take my hand, Lead me on, help me stand;
I am tired, I am weak, I am worn;
Thru the storm, thru the night, Lead me on to the light,
Take my hand, precious Lord, lead me home.
Hymn by Thomas A. Dorsey “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”
“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.”
“God is the point” my son, Kolby Jackson
Matthew 6:34 “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
Who is Jesus? What did He do? Why does it matter?…Pastor Ryan
“For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16
Saturday, July 31st Professor Pitts wrote these simple words to his students:
“This is an important week. We are almost at the end!”
…He went to be with the Lord the following Thursday.
I do not take his words lightly, and do not believe he would want us to. Every week, every day, every moment is important. Your relationship with God…your acceptance of His love through Jesus Christ and His sacrifice for our salvation is number one. Your relationship with your family and others is next. We never know when we are almost at the end…this is an important week….2011…is an important year. It has to be important…it is the year we are in.
Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus”…and there is more…check out Romans.
Love to all and God bless in 2011…
For God’s Glory,