A worldview basically addresses four necessary questions: origin, meaning, morality and destiny. A well-designed worldview should have true answers to each question and the answers overall should be coherent.
If our salvation hinges on anything but the finished work of Christ on the cross, we are in trouble.—Charles Stanley in Eternal Security Can You Be Sure?
Out of the future that is not yet, into the present that is just becoming, back to the past that no longer is.—Saint Augustine
Silently a small figure sat shivering on the soft pine-covered earth tucked away from the wind in a grove of blue spruce. His tear-filled eyes gazed out across a small meadow where remnants of snow from the last storm lingered. He opened his knapsack and took out the curved white candle and remembered the last words of his frail mother. “Johnny, I love you so much. I’m proud of you. I want you to take this candle and keep it and remember—you are to be a light. No matter what happens, you keep shining? Promise?”
"People are only joyful when they fulfill the design of God's creation of them, and that is a joy that can never be quenched."--Oswald Chambers in He Shall Glorify Me
Proverbs 18:1—One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires; he rebels against all sound judgment.
Proverbs 15:30--Bright eyes cheer the heart; good news strengthens the bones.
Essentialism, is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done.—Greg McKeown in essentialism
"Without integrity and honor, having everything means nothing."--Robin Sharma
We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior.--John R.W. Stott
Do you think when you have served Satan with your prime years, to satisfy God with your senility?--Lewis Bayly in The Practice of Piety
When God establishes the work of our hands, He makes us steadfast!
Matthew 5:13--You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty? It’s no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled on by men.
Prospecting for gems has value; prospecting for wisdom is priceless!
We have to show people what God will do for us, not in our words and teaching, but in our life. God help us to do it!--Andrew Murray in Absolute Surrender
Job 36:32--He covers His hands with lightning and commands it to hit its mark.
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.—George Washington Carver
As I read Psalm 23 for my devotions I was struck in a new way by verse one. What David declares is very powerful for several reasons.
Remember, there's no such thing as a small act of kindness . . .