Category: Discipleship

Quotes from John Calvin: *He Can be Taken to the Extreme, but You Have to Love Some of What He Says!

“Nearly all the wisdom we possess, that is to say, true and sound wisdom, consists of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves.” “God cannot be comprehended by us, except as far as he accomodates himself to our standard.” “It was Christ’s task to swallow up death. Who but Life could do this? It was his task to conquer sin. Who but … Read More Quotes from John Calvin: *He Can be Taken to the Extreme, but You Have to Love Some of What He Says!

Oswald Chambers: “My Utmost for His Highest” June 19

. . . do you love Me? . . . Tend My sheep —John 21:16 Jesus did not say to make converts to your way of thinking, but He said to look after His sheep, to see that they get nourished in the knowledge of Him. We consider what we do in the way of Christian work as service, yet Jesus Christ calls service … Read More Oswald Chambers: “My Utmost for His Highest” June 19

Doulos?

What does it mean to know Jesus the Christ or to be a “follower” of Christ?  In this day and age, one gets an abundance of answers to this question, yet, not many of these seem to truly satisfy the soul.  When we look at scripture (the word of God, the Bible), we get a very clear picture of what it means to be … Read More Doulos?