"My God Would Never..."

23-December-2008 by crucifyd

I've heard preachers speak of people saying "my god would never..." with the emphasis on "my". I was thinking of this phrase the other day. I'm not sure if I have ever used it or not but I decided that in the future I will not be using it because it is so easy to make Him into just that..."my god"... as in the god that I want him to be instead of the God of the Bible, the God he says he is, the God he in fact is...

when referring to him I will just say "God". He is God and the one and only true God.


Self Esteem

16-December-2008 by crucifyd

Here are some quotes from a sermon by Jeff Noblit from Grace Life Church of the Shoals in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. This is good stuff. This is something that is lost on the american church today. The quotes start at about 13:40:

...now I'm not trying to hurt your self esteem...my goal is to obliterate it, dismantle, decimate and destroy your self esteem completely. Matter of fact, nothing would thrill me more than to once and for all rid you of this cursed and damning disease of looking to self for esteem...

...God's desire is for us to totally forget self, to look not at self at all, to turn from any hope, any confidence or any value in yourself...

...you see, we need self esteem like we need cancer. What we need, and all we need, is Christ esteem...

...Jesus did not die for you because you're beautiful and attractive and desireable. Jesus died for you because He has the capacity to love the most unlovely and the most deplorably wicked...His grace that he extended to you without any merit on your part is what makes you beautiful and desireable and wonderful...

- Jeff Noblit -


14-December-2008 by crucifyd

Today is Paka's (my grandpa, as known by the close family) birthday. He would have been 87 today...

edited 28-December-2018

Depravity Of Man

04-May-2008 by crucifyd

More Pink:

Those who preach the total depravity of man, who insist upon the imperative necessity of the new birth, who set forth the inflexible righteousness and holiness of God, and who warn against the Eternal and conscious torment awaiting every rejector of Christ, find it almost impossible to obtain a hearing.

Such preachers are regarded as puritanical pessimists, and are not wanted. In these degenerate times, the masses demand that which will soothe them in their sins and amuse them while they journey down the Broad Road. The multitude is affected with "itching ears" which crave novelty and that which is sensational.

- A.W. Pink -

Grace Or Works

08-April-2008 by crucifyd

Another interesting quote:

When I focus on grace I do (un self-consciencely). When I focus on doing, I do nothing but focus on my performance.

- Unknown -

Satan's Gospel

19-March-2008 by crucifyd

Man, where have I been? anyway, here is a very interesting quote:

The gospel of satan is not a system of revolutionary principles, nor yet a program of anarchy. It does not promote strife and war, but aims at peace and unity. It seeks not to set the mother against her daughter nor the father against his son, but fosters the fraternal spirit whereby the human race is regarded as one great ‘brotherhood.’ It does not seek to drag down the natural man, but to improve and uplift him. It advocates education and cultivation and appeals to ‘the best that is within us.’ It aims to make this world such a comfortable and congenial habitat that Christ’s absence from it will not be felt and God will not be needed.

- A.W. Pink -