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    Bible,  Thoughts

    The Word

    I saw this quote recently that was attributed to Charles Spurgeon, which got me thinking. “If we do not love the Bible, we certainly do not love the God who gave it to us” My first question in thinking critically is: “But, is that true?” If I receive a gift from my parents who gave it to me out of their incredible love for me, and I don’t really “love” that item as much as I love them, is that a bad thing? Does that mean I don’t love my parents? So in similitude to this story or train of thought, is that God gave us the Scriptures, but if…

  • Bible,  Kids,  Thoughts

    Thought from John Piper

    I came across this thought as I was reading recently and it was a blessing and challenge to me. I must live every day careful not to let even the blessings of God to cause me to become lethargic about the things of God. My ministries, my convictions, and my leadership of family should not be negatively affected by any blessing that the Lord brings my way. “The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie. It is not the banquet of the wicked that dulls our appetite for heaven, but endless nibbling at the table of the world. It is not the X-rated video, but…