Book Quotes

“As an extension of His relationship with us, He wants the Ten Commandments to be a description of who we are as we reflect His character to the world.”

2019-07-08T13:24:02-04:00October 13, 2019|Book Quotes|

“As an extension of His relationship with us, He wants the Ten Commandments to be a description of who we are as we reflect His character to the world.” TEXT: Chapter 7, Page 68 – My first discovery from my Bible study was this:  The Ten Commandments and all other commandments are a description of [...]

“Consider a different description of the Ten Commandments. Consider them to be a description of the character of God.”

2019-07-08T13:16:54-04:00September 29, 2019|Book Quotes|

 “Consider a different description of the Ten Commandments. Consider them to be a description of the character of God.” TEXT: Chapter 7, Page 66 – Most Christians think of the Ten Commandments as a list of ten rules that God says you have to obey – or else God will frown on you, maybe even [...]

“The “faith of Jesus” must result in “keeping the commandments.” Otherwise we’re just playing church, just going through the motions, just pretending.”

2019-07-08T13:14:22-04:00September 15, 2019|Book Quotes|

  “The “faith of Jesus” must result in “keeping the commandments.” Otherwise we’re just playing church, just going through the motions, just pretending.” TEXT: Chapter 7, Page 65 – As I’ve been discussing with you the Covenant Grace-Faith Relationship, I realize that I’ve been emphasizing the Faith part, mostly because I think many people don’t know [...]

“He can work through us – or around us. But His work is of no benefit to us until we choose to allow Him to work in us.”

2019-07-08T13:11:22-04:00September 1, 2019|Book Quotes|

“He can work through us – or around us. But His work is of no benefit to us until we choose to allow Him to work in us.” TEXT: Chapter 6, Page 63 – As I suggested at the beginning of this conversation, we have reached a transition point, a critical juncture in developing a [...]

“Your usual human value set will not help you achieve what you would like to achieve – life more abundantly.”

2019-07-08T13:05:09-04:00August 4, 2019|Book Quotes|

“Your usual human value set will not help you achieve what you would like to achieve – life more abundantly.” TEXT: Chapter 6, Page 60 – As I review what I just said to you, it sounds very calm, benign, and blasé – like an intellectual exercise worked through in the comfort of your living [...]

“This is the most amazing, the most glorious, the most important miracle of all – the transformation of the human heart.”

2019-07-08T13:01:02-04:00July 21, 2019|Book Quotes|

 “This is the most amazing, the most glorious, the most important miracle of all – the transformation of the human heart.” TEXT: Chapter 6, Page 58 – Although we are unable to do, the presence of the Holy Spirit now brings the power to do. “But if the Spirit of Him which raised Jesus from [...]

This place of selecting a value system, of selecting a “mind-set” is the human “heart.”

2019-06-04T22:02:01-04:00July 7, 2019|Book Quotes|

#22.  This place of selecting a value system, of selecting a “mind-set” is the human “heart.” TEXT: Chapter 6, Page 56 – We receive and process sensory inputs of all kinds. As humans with past experiences we perceive these inputs through our interpretation screens, including, specifically, our cultural norms and taboos, our language and communication [...]

“If what we are about to discuss does not happen in the Christian life, the rest of what we have to discuss will not happen in the Christian life.”

2019-06-04T21:54:08-04:00June 23, 2019|Book Quotes|

Chapter 6: [6] #21.  “If what we are about to discuss does not happen in the Christian life, the rest of what we have to discuss will not happen in the Christian life.” TEXT: Chapter 6, Page 51 – Most importantly, this conversation is not parenthetical, but absolutely essential. We – you and I – [...]

This is the Gospel – the full Gospel – the three part Gospel. It’s all here in R-G-B.”

2019-06-04T21:46:57-04:00June 9, 2019|Book Quotes|

“This is the Gospel – the full Gospel – the three part Gospel. It’s all here in R-G-B.” TEXT: Chapter 5, Page 48 – There you have it. The Plan of Salvation. Righteousness by Faith. R-G-B. Received From – the beginning point Growing In – the process Becoming Like – the end product   Received [...]

“You have to see yourself in the pig sty.”

2019-01-16T14:23:07-04:00May 26, 2019|Book Quotes|

“You have to see yourself in the pig sty.” TEXT: Chapter 5, Page 46 – This young man did not come to his senses all by himself. He didn’t know how. He had forgotten how. But the Holy Spirit knew how. The Holy Spirit knew that the Father still loved him. And the Holy Spirit [...]