Good and Angry

August 15, 2017

Chapter 12, pages 139-144

God of mercy, make it so. 

God of peace, make me peaceable.

Gentle Master, gentle me. 

Wonderful Counselor, make me reasonable. 

Fruitful Spirit, bring forth your fruit in me. 

O God,who is never unfair, make me impartial and even-handed. 

O God, who is true, make me true to you. 

Good and Angry

August 12, 2017

Chapter 11, page 130

To find God’s solution to conflicts, you must ask and answer the questions, What do I want? and How am I playing God in asserting my will?

Quote of the Day

August 9, 2017

“Our highest reward is this: that we should fully enjoy Him, and that all who enjoy Him should enjoy one another in Him.” 
– Saint Augustine, On Christian Doctrine, ch. 32

Good and Angry

August 7, 2017

Chapter 10, page 121

The God who is love justly condemns evil, severs the power of remnant evil, brings relief from suffering, and protects us from ourselves. 

Good and Angry

August 7, 2017

Chapter 10, page 118

It is our supreme joy to have passed from death to life, and be under grace rather than under wrath. 

Good and Angry

August 7, 2017

Chapter 9, page 110

You shall not take the LORD’s name in vain, mouthing God-talk while living a life pretense and contradiction.  (That’s actually the core meaning of this commandment; profanity and cursing are secondary meanings.)

Quote of the Day

August 5, 2017

People are messy; therefore, relationships will be messy. Expect messiness.

Keller

Good and Angry

July 29, 2017

Chapter 8, page 96

“Jesus was a redemptive troublemaker.”–Powlison 

Good and Angry

July 28, 2017

Chapter 7, page 80

If I throw a china teacup…(wow!)

Good and Angry

July 28, 2017

Chapter 7, page 80

Forebearance is committed to changing the world–and willing to hang in there as long as it takes–not simply to endure the world. (feeling like being here)