Excerpts from "Heart Breathings"
Strings for Your Harp
Part III. The Church
B. The Persecuted Church
The power of His resurrection is sought.
Better to die doing something for God
C. The Evangelistic Church
In Acts 27 Paul was the insurance policy for all
We have been spiritually satisfied with so little
0 for a thousand tongues to speak of Him,
It is not always easy to do God's will,
Mercy is love in action.
Believers should not need to be corralled in a
Millions of dollars have been raised "for missions"
D. The Lukewarm Church
Instead of the Church penetrating the provinces
Beware of an unholy attitude towards holy
Criticism is one thing at least which we feel it
We talk Apostolic doctrine
In the past the Church has had too little of the
Many present-day "Christians" are
I am constantly amazed that so many "well-
The Church used to be a lifeboat
If we have not too many men studying church
Our present "Christianity" sputters along on
This is a day of healthy unbelief
A high steeple is useless if the pew-
In this age of arrogant science, the church
I am embarrassed to be part of a church that
If you dope the dog, why complain when it does
One can ride the current charismatic circuit
There is more truth muttered than uttered.
Jealousy is love gone sour.
I am distressed at the zeal of the heretics
If God had a "School of Failure," most of us
How little it takes to make us laugh.
Excerpts taken from "Heart Breathings"
by Leonard Ravenhill.
Used by permission.
Copyright 1995 by
Harvey Christian Publishers, L.L.P.
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