Called to Act by Elisabeth Elliot All the passages below are taken from Elisabeth Elliot’s book “Secure in the Everlasting Arms,” published in 2002. Among the treasures in a box of old family papers, I found a series of letters from a great-aunt who was serving as a hostess in a rest house in Virginia during … Continue reading Called to Act by Elisabeth Elliot
Do not be Afraid by Henri Nouwen The passages below are taken from Father Henri J.M. Nouwen’s book “Turn My Mourning into Dancing,” published in 2001: Do not be Afraid (32-34) If there is anything that has struck me while travelling throughout this country to speak and teach, it is that we are a fearful people. We … Continue reading Do not be Afraid by Henri Nouwen
Do not look ahead in fear but look back in appreciation by Max Lucado The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “Come Thirsty,” published in 2004 by W Publishing Group. The idea captured the fancy of futuristic scientists: an eight-story, glass-and-steel dome in which eight scientists could lead a self-sustained life. The outside … Continue reading Do not look ahead in fear but look back in appreciation by Max Lucado
Fear by Henri Nouwen The following passages are taken from Father Henri J.M. Nouwen’s book “In the House of the Lord,” published in 1986. 1. From House of Fear to House of Love (3-9) We are fearful people. The more people I come to know and the more I come to know people, the … Continue reading Fear by Henri Nouwen
Fear of the Future by Martyn Lloyd Jones All the passages below are taken from D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ book “Spiritual Depression---Its Causes and Cure” published in 1965. For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. (2 timothy 1:7 KJV) IN these … Continue reading Fear of the Future by Martyn Lloyd Jones
I will fear no evil--How by Max Lucado? The passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “Traveling Light,” published in 2001 by W. Publishing Group. It’s the expression of Jesus that puzzles us. We’ve never seen his face like this. Jesus smiling, yes. Jesus weeping, absolutely. Jesus stern, even that. But Jesus anguished? Cheeks … Continue reading I will fear no evil–How by Max Lucado?
Immerse in Fear, Fear takes Over---Slump Guns by Max Lucado All the passages below are taken from Max Lucado’s book “Facing Your Giants” published in 2006. http://www.maxlucado.com/ Goliath OWNS a slump gun: a custom-designed, twelve zillion meter, .338 magnum with a fluted barrel and a heart-seeking scope. It fires, not bullets, but sadness. It takes, … Continue reading Immerse in Fear, Fear takes Over—Slump Guns by Max Lucado
Why I Got Sick. . . and Healed by Anita Moorjani All the passages below are taken from Anita Moorjani’s book, “Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing.” It was published in 2012. http://anitamoorjani.com/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9RvgAUAk9s&feature=relmfu During my NDE, I experienced so much clarity that the question I get … Continue reading Why I Got Sick. . . and Healed by Anita Moorjani