The Applause Of Heaven
It is what you always dreamed but never expected. It's having God as your dad, your biggest fan, and your best friend. It is having the King of Kings in your cheering section. It is hearing the applause of heaven. Max Lucado believes that the Beatitudes provide what we need to discover the the joy of God. Much more than a how-to book on happiness. The Applause of Heaven is...more
1. Blessed are the poor in spirit. In the past I just gave it a passing thought that perhaps that meant the indigent. I find however that I am poor in spirit. but guess what? That's a good thing to realize t...more
"I have everything I need for joy!" Robert Reed said.
"Amazing!" I thought.
His hands are twisted and his feet are useless. He can't bathe himself. He can't feed himself. He c...more
"An ordinary night with ordinary sheep and ordinary shepherds. And were it not for a God who loves to hook "extra" on the front of the ordinary, the night would have gone unnoticed. The sheep would have been forgotten, and the shepherds would have slept the night awa...more
pg. 51 "But when you mourn, when you get to the point of sorrow for your sins, when you admit that you have no other option but to cast all your cares on Him, and when there is truly no other name that you can call, then cast all your cares on Him, for He is waiting in the midst of the storm."
pg. 66 "And it is when we are out of op...more
J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the 'Isms'"