Sunday, 31 January 2016

Beauty had a face

Beauty had a face,
But beauty did not have a name.
She was the topic of the town,
All day and all night, she was the discourse of all their minds!

One day, one very good and lovely day
A man came to the city and sat in the public square.

"Come here all you that have beauty in your mind
Come near. I have come for my property!" So the man declared.

The major of the town happened to be in the square that day.
He was a fat man
A large man, a bearded man
A good man!

"In what way is she your property?" Askedthe mayor.

"It was I who made her!" Replied the man........

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

I want to be the best Christian of my generation

As a teenager, Jonathan Edwards wrote down a list of resolutions that he was going to live by. He wanted his life to glorify God so that at the end of his life he would have no regrets. Edwards wrote 70 resolutions and he purposed each week to re-read his resolutions so that he abides by them.

Edwards wanted to be the best Christian of his generation which I find admirable and something that each of us should pursue. We should all aim to be the best christian in our generation. And if you think that this is a prideful ambition then go and be the worst Christian in your generation.

Edwards write:

Resolution 63: On the supposition, that there never was to be but one individual in the world, at any one time, who was properly a complete Christian, in all respects of a right stamp, having Christianity always shining in its true luster, and appearing excellent and lovely, from whatever part and under whatever character viewed: Resolved, to act just as I would do, if I strove with all my might to be that one, who should live in my time. Jan. 14 and July 3, 1723.


Sunday, 3 January 2016

My Lord is Good

My Lord is Good
Eternally glorious.
He is wonderfully Holy
Beautifully enjoyable.
I Love my Lord
But I fail daily in my love.
He never fails!

Oh my Soul, Sonship forgotten
Yet not forsaken.
Now, Sonship not enjoying
Because with orphaned sin I play.

Oh Lord, now I bid sin goodbye
and come to Eden's stream
Resting with Holy Pleasure,
Holding Righteousness by the hand.

Peace will lead my way
Though troubles follows close behind,
I'll shade under the tree of life
Leaning on His good understanding.


Dedicated to excellence

I ought to be dedicated to excellence, that everything I do is done to the best of my ability. We ought to give all to God and do all as if ...