Minding the Rests by J T Miller J. R. Miller, 1899 http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/SERMONS.htm "Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place—and get some rest." Mark 6:31 Some people think that rests in life—are wasted time. They suppose that every moment should have its work, its activity, its gain, its record of good done. There is a sense in … Continue reading Minding the Rests by J T Miller
See Interruptions as Gods works for us by Elisabeth Elliot We are trained to set goals for our projects. Milestone dates. Keep to schedule. Finish on time. And when we are interrupted during our projects we get frustrated, irritated, flabbergasted! Even angry!!! Unfortunately, we carry this competitive attitude back to our home environment. When our children … Continue reading See Interruptions as Gods works for us by Elisabeth Elliot
The Interruptions are my work by Henri Nouwen (Henri Nouwen---“Turn My Mourning into Dancing,” 5-11) When I came to Daybreak, the community of ministry to disable people where I have been pastor, I was experiencing a great deal of personal pain. My many years in the world of academics, my travels among the poor in … Continue reading The Interruptions are my work by Henri Nouwen
What is Consecration by J R Miller? J. R. Miller http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/SERMONS.htm "Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship." Romans 12:1 The first condition of consecration, must always be entire readiness to accept God's will for our lives. … Continue reading What is Consecration by J R Miller?
When One Service is Interrupted by J R Miller All the passages below are taken from J R Miller, “Intimate Letters on Personal Problems.” http://www.gracegems.org/Miller/intimate_letters.htm Dear friend, I am sorry to learn that you have been so ill — but I am glad to know that you are better again. I think you have been quite right … Continue reading When One Service is Interrupted by J R Miller