“There’s no evidence…” says the atheist when they mean “I consider there 2b insufficient evidence of the kind I’m prepared to consider…” >>
<<There’s a great difference between those statements and you’d want the vocal champions of “evidence” to be able to grasp it.
“God’s love does not find but creates what’s pleasing 2 it.. Rather than seeking its own good God’s love flows forth & bestows good.” Luther
God does not treat you as your sins deserve (Ps 103:10). He treats you as Christ’s righteousness deserves. (2 Cor 5:21) #EnjoyYourDay
God *has* given u His all – His very Heart – on the cross. He gave it while u were His enemy. What will He now withold from u? #EnjoyYourDay
Jesus is not nice. He’s ferociously good, fiercely protective, jealously loving. His love is bloody. That’s why u can trust it #EnjoyYourDay
The Father knew & enjoyed His identity as Father b4 & apart from work (creation). We too shd know & enjoy our identity b4 & apart from work
“Who He is, we become. Where He is, we dwell. What He has, we inherit. What He’s done, we possess.” #UnionWithChrist http://bit.ly/R45ypE
He came to a poor teenager, a northern backwater, a ravaged people. He came to diseased, dying, damned sinners. He’s for you.#EnjoyYourDay
You want 2b free? The greatest threat 2 yr freedom is not the state, the market or the church. It’s you. You need 2b liberated from yourself
What was the Trinity doing in eternity past? Hide and Seek: Prov 25:2; 1 Cor 2:10-11
I don’t belong to a theological camp. All Christ-honouring theologians belong to me. 1 Cor 3:21-23
All things are yours – all theology, the whole world, the future – and you are Christ’s and Christ is God’s. 1 Cor 3:21-23 #EnjoyYourDay
How to see a crowd: Harassed and helpless. How to see Jesus: full of gut-wrenching compassion. Matt 9:36 #ThereforeGo
When the aspiring ape ceases to think of himself as a fallen angel, perhaps he will inevitably resign himself to being an ape and then… become contented with his lot & ultimately even rejoice that the universe demands little more from him than an ape’s contentment (DBHart)
The God-man religion is replaced by that of the man-god, wresting divinity from the material of his humanity thru exertions of his will. DBH
Funny how evangelicals feel more able 2 cite Austin &Searle on speech-act theory than Barth (who coins the term in I/1)#HeWhoMustNotBeNamed
Feeling thirsty? Hungry? Spiritually empty? The sure mercies of Christ are yours: Isaiah 55 #EnjoyYourDay
The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet (Rom 16:20). #EnjoyYourDay
Like cold water to a weary soul is Good News from a distant land (Prov 25:25) That’s why sharing cold water is so rewarding (Matt 10:42)
Your handsome, righteous Warrior King is God from God. He’s soaked with the Spirit of Joy and He LOVES His bride: Psalm 45#EnjoyYourDay.
Remembering T Eagleton on Dawkins: Imagine someone spkg on biology whose only knowledge is the Book of British Birds.
Does heaven seem closed to you? No, Jesus has torn it open & brought you Home: Luke 3:21; John 1:51; Heb 4:14; 6:19; Rev 4:1.#EnjoyYourDay
Stockholm syndrome is a brilliant description, not of faith in Jesus, but of sin. We’re in love with our captors…
…But there is a “love that will not betray, dismay or enslave you but will set you free.” The love of One who gives Himself to liberate u
We MUST communicate the Fall better. Every pt last night revolved around a) prob of evil, b) denial of sin, c) absurdity of Future judgmt
We pray “through the mouth” of Jesus Christ our Intercessor. (Calvin)
‘Slime + Struggle + Selfishness = Selves + Sentience + Symphonies?’ Atheism doesn’t add up.