Posts from 2014

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Christmas Eve service of lessons and carols: today at 4 pm

by Ryan Kron

You are warmly invited to join us for a Christmas Eve service of lessons and carols today at 4 pm.  We will be meeting at our usual location (Eden Lake Elementary School 12000 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie, MN). This  historic  service follows  closely  the  pattern  of  the  famous  Christmas  Eve  celebration  from  King’s  College Cambridge. […]

The divinity of Jesus Christ

by Ryan Kron

“He who believes in the divinity of Jesus Christ is a Christian.  He who does not, whatever his profession, is a mere deist.” – Robert Lewis Dabney

The Bible is…

by Ryan Kron

“The Bible is alive, it speaks to me; it has feet, it runs after me; it has hands, it lays hold of me.” -Martin Luther

How many of your sins does Christ forgive?

by Ryan Kron

Consider Christ’s eternal, free, unchangeable and fruitful love. “These qualifications make the love of Christ exceedingly eminent, and they make him exceedingly desirable. How many millions of sins has this love overcome in every one of the elect, each one enough to condemn them all! What mountains of unbelief has it removed! Look at the […]

Do you feel like an irritable Oscar the Grouch this Thanksgiving?

by Ryan Kron

“Love is not irritable.” (1 Corinthians 13:5).  “To be irritable is to be in a constant countdown for a temperamental blast-off.  It is to have your insides coiled, ready to spring into fury.  The spiritual membranes of an irritable person are inflamed; the slightest friction sends a surge of pain through his system.”  ‘In other […]

The precious blood of Jesus

by Ryan Kron

“When we come to see that it was no mere man who suffered on Calvary but the Lord of Glory, then we shall be willing to say that one drop of the precious blood of Jesus is of more value, for our own salvation and for the hope of society, than all the rivers of […]

What is a disciple?

by Ryan Kron

“No one can be a true disciple of Christ, to whom Christ is not dearer than what is dearest to him/her in the world.” (Luke 14:26) -Thomas Boston

What does it mean to take up your cross daily?

by Ryan Kron

“In a way, I have looked at my wheelchair as my cross to bear, but is it? What exactly is the cross I am to take up daily? What about you? Is your cross your arthritis, a dead end job? Is your cross to bear an unhappy marriage, or recurring headaches? Are these the things […]

Is the world losing its grip on you?

by Ryan Kron

“You are surprised that the world is losing its grip, that the world is grown old?  Think of a man: he is born, he grows up, he becomes old. Old age has its many complaints: coughing, shaking, failing eyesight, anxious, terribly tired.  A man grows old; he is full of complaints.  The world is old; […]

What do you pray for?

by Ryan Kron

“Almighty God, You set before our eyes the many evils by which we have provoked Your anger against us, and yet You give us hope of pardon if we repent. Grant us a teachable spirit that with becoming humility, we may pay attention to Your warnings and also not despair of the mercy that You […]