Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one's thoughts (Good Reads). Added 9/30/2015

I am not a theologian or a scholar, but I am very aware of the fact that pain is necessary to all of us. In my own life, I think I can honestly say that out of the deepest pain has come the strongest conviction of the presence of God and the love of God (What Christians What to Know Blog). Added 1/18/2013

You can read more about Elisabeth Elliot at her Website at

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

R.C. Sproul (1939-2017)


In short, no prayer of any human being ever uttered in history ever changed the mind of God in the slightest, because His mind doesn't ever need to be changed (The Prayer of the Lord, 2009). Added 9/29/2015

If I thought even for one moment that a single molecule were running loose in the universe outside the control and domain of almighty God, I wouldn't sleep tonight (Good Reads). Added 12/13/2014

We can not determine truth by counting noses (How R.C. Sproul Became a Calvinist, 2012). Added 9/15/2013

We cannot change God. God is unchangeable. If changes are to be made, they must be made in us (Discovering the God Who Is, 2011). Added 7/3/2013

Right now counts forever (Christian Quotes). Added 2/20/2013

*The photo of R.C. Sproul is in the Creative Commons of Wikipedia and was taken by James Thompson of Louisville, Kentucky.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Cesare Pavese (1908-1950)

Cesare Pavese (1908-1950)

We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten (Cesare Paverse page on Added 9/28/2015

The photo of Cesare Pavese is in the Public Domain.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)

Photo of Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy, 1908

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself (Quotations Page). Added 6/11/2015

The photo of Leo Tolstoy is in the Public Domain.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

John Lennon (1940-1980)

John Lennon

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans (Brainy Quote). Added 4/19/2015

Photo of John Lennon from Wikipedia Commons.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Kevin DeYoung (b. 1977)

We don't have to wonder where we can hear God's voice. He has spoken in the Scriptures and promises to communicate with us through that living and active word. We don't have to make the Bible come alive. We need living ears to hear (BibleGateway, Jonathan Petersen, May 2, 2014). Added 3/1/2015

Kevin DeYoung is the pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan. For more information on Kevin DeYoung read the Wikipedia Page on Kevin DeYoung.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Basil of Caesarea (330-379)

Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is derived from them (Brainy Quote). Added 1/3/2015

The icon of Saint Basil is in the Public Domain.