“Why would we want fame, when God promises us glory?Why would we be seeking the wealth of the world when the wealth of heaven is ours?Unless we are born of the Spirit of God, unless God sheds His holy love in our hearts, unless He stoops in His grace to change our hearts, we will not love Him…To love a holy God requires grace, grace strong enough to pierce our hardened hearts and awaken our moribund souls." () Horatius Bonar: "Grace burst forth spontaneously from the bosom of eternal love and rested not until it had removed every impediment and found its way to the sinner's side, swelling round him in full flow.Though some of these things can properly have a 'small place' in the Christian’s life, we must be careful not to give undue attention to temporal and fruitless activities. Employ the time of your youth in developing the character and skills necessary to be a useful servant of God.” ― Paul David Washer “He [Jesus] knew no sin. There has never been one moment in your life— not one moment in your life that wasn’t tainted by sin.And yet, there never was a moment in His life that was tainted by sin!Do not waste your life on hobbies, sports, and other recreational pursuits.
As Paul said in Romans 11:6, “And if by grace, then it is no longer by works; if it were, grace would no longer be grace.” Our relationship with God is based on either works or grace.There's only one thing that troubled me all throughout the morning, and this is this.Within a hundred years, a great majority of people in this building will possibly be in Hell.Description: In this, the second of two meetings devoted to studying Biblical courtship, Paul Washer exposes the destructive nature of recreational dating, and explains why parents should protect childhood innocence.He explains both the timing and the principles of courtship; the basis and the proceedings of it; and gives counselling regarding sexual immorality and how to avoid it.