Friday, April 30, 2010

Orphan Ministry

There are one hundred forty seven million orphans in the world. Do you know any of them? (James 1:27).

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Augustine Quote (Love of things Temporal)

"The wicked can cause no harm to the good, for they do not deprive them of what they love" (Augustine The Christian Combat Ch. 7).

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Augustine Quote (The Sovereignty of God)

"Almighty God, Lord of all the universe, who, as it is written, 'hath made all things very good,' has so ordered them that He can accomplish good from both the good and evil" (Augustine The Christian Combat Ch. 7).

Monday, April 19, 2010

Augustine Quote (both the sinless and sinful subject to God)

"And since even sinless creatures are subject to Him, how much more are sinful creatures? Seeing, therefore, that all the good angels are subject to Him, how much more so are all the wicked angels, whose chief is the Devil?" (Augustine The Christian Combat Ch.1)

Monday, April 12, 2010

Melville Quote (The Sermon)

"If we obey God, we must disobey ourselves; and it is in this disobeying ourselves, wherein the hardness of obeying God consists" (Herman Melville Moby Dick Ch. 9 The Sermon)