Beautiful Holiness…

“Real holiness is not dull, drab, boring, or negative. Those are marks of man-made religiosity. The real holiness Christ creates is beautiful. And the holiness He gives will redeem every dirty thing we have ever done to ourselves or suffered from others.” ~ Ray Ortlund

Light Bursting Thru Darkness…

“We live in a dark world. Our hearts long for goodness, beauty, justice, and peace, but they are often hidden behind the shadow cast by evil and sin. This is why preaching is so necessary. Whenever the kingdom of God is proclaimed, it is like a bright burst of light. In those brief moments, the […]

Think About It…

“Worship can’t be calculated or produced. Instead, it is evoked. It’s the response of a heart evoked by the beauty, glory, and allure of the object of your mental focus—holy God. And yet, we also consider worship a discipline, a discipline that must be cultivated…just as all relationships must be in order for them to […]

Think About It…

“I think we’ve gotten so used to the magnificence and beauty of the world around us, that we’ve forgotten that God made all of it. Literally. Everything is a figment of His imagination, created out of love…for you and me.” ~ Caralyn (author of Beauty Beyond Bones blog)