Contributed on Mar 25, 2017
Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart. We sometimes base our opinion of someone on the way they look. This is risky, because a person’s appearance has nothing to do with their character.
I buried a friend of mine twelve years ago this June (6/4/09); it was a funeral unlike any I’d ever attended. My friend was a biker. He rode a big loud Harley Davidson motorcycle, wore leathers, a bandana on his head, and had a beard that covered his entire chest. His arms were covered with ...read more
Contributed on Oct 6, 2019
The Big Idea: Repentance is the gateway to holiness. Lent is a time of contemplation; turning—or returning—to God.
King Frederick II, King of Prussia in the eighteenth-century, once visited a prison in Berlin. The inmates there tried to convince him they were unjustly imprisoned; that is, all of them but one. That one sat quietly in a corner, while the rest protested their innocence. Seeing him sitting there ...read more