Category Archives: Quotes

Trouble Drives Us To God – John Trapp

The Puritans who were known for their lengthy sermons, could also capture some timeless wisdom in short pithy statements. “Trouble drives us to God who delighteth to help those who are forsaken of their hopes.  In prosperity, either we pray … Continue reading

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If … by Amy Carmichael

One of the most powerful books I have ever read is the short classic titled “If” by Amy Carmichael.  She was involved in counter-acting human trafficking in India, by setting up an orphanage to rescue girls who were being used … Continue reading

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Spend Plenty of Time with God – Oswald Chambers

Perhaps the second most popular devotional book every written was published in 1927 ten years after Oswald Chambers died quite suddenly, and is titled “My Utmost For His Highest”.  Here’s just one of many wise insights … It is impossible for a saint, … Continue reading

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A Classic Prayer from A.W. Tozer

A.W. Tozer’s writings have become classic devotional reading.  I think I now have the whole collection as I began reading his stuff and accumulating it over 30 years ago when I was still a student.  Friends have donated various books … Continue reading

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How do you draw an angel? – C.S. Lewis

Those fellow C.S. Lewis fans out there will know that there are several great websites dedicated to his work. I found a recent blog entitled “Mighty Ones Who Do His Bidding” by Janice Brown  that looks at Lewis’ understanding of angels and demons. … Continue reading

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Ancient Prayers

At the EPIC (Empower Prayer in Canada) event that I am involved with this weekend, today is a major training day.  Attendees can choose from 4 topics every hour and learn about prayer in all kinds of ways.  Tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Some Great Missional Thinking from Dave Harder

Here’s some great quotes from Dave Harder who leads a missional congregation here in Ottawa called The Journey.  He also leads the Missional Track of Mission Ottawa and he is always pushing us in the right direction. “Whenever someone (in … Continue reading

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