I don't know of anyone who's more magnetic or more attractive than an authentic Christian. The longer I live, the higher priority I place on authenticity. As an authentic believer, you live what you believe. You speak the truth. You love generously. You admit failure quickly.
Let's enter an imaginary time tunnel and journey back about 20 centuries. As we do, remember that in the place we find ourselves there is no United States of America. The modern civilizations of Europe, Australia and Canada, as well as other contemporary cultures do not exist. Even the nation of Israel looks completely different.
In difficult, disappointing circumstances, this sermon challenges us not to let faulty perspectives block the light from our eyes. An Easter encounter on the road to Emmaus encourages us to view life through God's eyes, surrender our expectations, and acknowledge the resurrection of Jesus Christ and stake our future on it!
Charles Swindoll's book Tales of the Tardy Oxcart was actually a book of illustrations and stories used in his preaching and writing, but who knew? Now Thomas Nelson has wisely reissued the book under the title Swindoll's Ultimate Book of Illustrations Quotes. Containing more than 1