Posts from January 2016

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How do you find hope in your grief?

by Ryan Kron

“In times of death, Christians should be sadder than anyone else. We know how sin brought death into the world. We mourn not only for the loved one we have lost, but also for the fact that death continues to destroy… Yet we should also be the most hopeful of any who mourn. Even in […]

How should we view the onset of old age?

by Ryan Kron

“The common assumption is that it (old age) is mainly a process of loss, whereby strength is drained from both mind and body and the capacity to look forward and move forward in life’s various departments is reduced to nothing. . . . But here the Bible breaks in, highlighting the further thought that spiritual […]

The devil’s favorite word is…

by Ryan Kron

“He was going to be all that a mortal should be Tomorrow. No one should be kinder or braver than he Tomorrow. A friend who was troubled and weary he knew, Who’d be glad of a lift and who needed it, too; On him he would call and see what he could do Tomorrow. Each […]

When we preach the gospel…

by Ryan Kron

“When we preach the gospel (of the good news of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus), we preach the promise of a new life, new mind, new hope, new purpose, new union with Christ, new company of the Holy Spirit, new pardon of sin, new affinity for repentance and closeness with God, new love […]

A prayer for the new year…

by Ryan Kron

“O God of the highest heaven, occupy the throne of my heart, take full possession and reign supreme, lay low every rebel lust, let no vile passion resist thy holy war; manifest thy mighty power, and make me thine forever. Thou art worthy to be praised with my every breath, loved with my every faculty […]