Tweets of the Week(ish) 8.25.12

Here are the newest batch of tweets that made me stop and think:

The greatest news in all the world is that the slaughtered Lamb of God reigns as the sovereign Lord of all.

"Pride is the first sin that ever entered into the universe, and the last sin that is rooted out." Jonathan Edwards

The gospel is more about getting "heaven" into us than getting us into heaven. It's a change of being, not mere location

Sinners like me need a savior like Jesus.

The gospel makes us conscious of sin but unconscious of condemnation.

Gospel centered thinking leads to Christ-exalting practice.

Christian: If it has "been a while" since you felt burdened for lost people to meet Jesus- repentance is in order.

Christian mission is theology in action.

Some people come in your life as blessings, others come as lessons.

Leaders: You either learn from mentors or you learn from mistakes. Your choice.

Love is patient, lust is always in a hurry.

If I am not worshiping God in private, then most likely my public displays are more about self-celebration than actual worship.

If you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from their rejection.

Fear-based repentance makes us hate ourselves. Joy-based repentance makes us hate the sin. Tim Keller

Faith isn't the absence of fear, but the presence of God comforting you in your times or fear.

Family ministry should not be driven by bad statistics or a passionate leader, but by a thorough, Bible-driven theology of family.

When leaders put their families first, the community benefits.

The point of the whole Bible: "Kill the dragon. Get the girl." - Douglas Wilson

True leaders train up other leaders. Who are you developing among your volunteers and your students?

Praying in line with the scriptures aligns our hearts with Gods word and causes us to trust his ways & will.

Pursuing God will always manifest a passion for God's Word.

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