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Bill Hybels: Cross, not a crown

God led Jesus to a cross, not a crown, and yet that cross ultimately proved to be the gateway to freedom and forgiveness for every sinner in the world. God also asks us as Jesus’ followers to carry a cross. Paradoxically, in carrying that cross, we find liberty and joy and fulfillment.

Bill Hybels
WillowCreekCommunityChurch

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Walter Hilton: Love of God

  I desire the love of God not because I am worthy, but because I am unworthy. ~ Walter Hilton  

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William Gurnall: Withdrawing God

  “The Christian must trust in a withdrawing God. ” William Gurnall  

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Pope John Paul II: Polish sin

I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin. Pope John Paul II  

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St. Augustine: Humility

  There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart. —St. Augustine  

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Pope Benedict XVI: Christianity

  “Many people perceive Christianity as something institutional — rather than as an encounter with Christ — which explains why they don’t see it as a source of joy.” -Pope Benedict XVI, May 2004  

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Austin Farrer: Divine love

  “Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love; he acts the parable of divine love by saving us. That is the Christian faith. ” Austin Farrer    

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  • IF YOU CANNOT SAY/WRITE WHAT YOU FEEL, YOU'RE BEST OFF NOT SAYING/WRITING ANYTHING AT ALL! 3 weeks ago
  • People only echo what they believe, not what they do not. 3 weeks ago
  • If it feels unjust, it usually is. It helps to know why and, better still, explain why. 3 weeks ago
  • Giving and gifting are not the same. The giver expects; giving should be sustainable. The gifter does not. Gifting is usually excess. 3 weeks ago
  • A change of heart in one does not necessarily imply a change of heart in all. 3 weeks ago
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