God owes us nothing, we owe God everything.
“Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done.” — 1 Chronicles 16:8 (via maddyinchrist)
Faith isn’t about feeling nice and frilly. Faith is about enduring through every single circumstance and obstacle no matter how small the odds may seem. Whether that means going around the wall or plowing straight through it. That’s faith.
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” —Howard Thurman (via vainbuthonest)
“forgiveness isn’t given away sparingly but recklessly and indiscriminately, that unconditional really means unconditional, and that God’s love is completely and thoroughly inclusive.” —Karl Barth (via maddyinchrist)
“I need Christ, not something that resembles Him.” —C.S. Lewis (via maddyinchrist)