"By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures."
"Time is precious. We are fragile. Life is short. Eternity is long. Should we not then enter on every venture with a vigilance like that of the young Jonathan Edwards when he wrote his fifth resolution: ‘Resolved, Never to lose one moment of time, but to improve it in the most profitable way I possibly can.’"
"Your most profound and intimate experiences of worship will likely be in your darkest days — when your heart is broken, when you feel abandoned, when you’re out of options, when the pain is great — and you turn to God alone."
"It’s easy for me to lay hands on somebody and for there to be an impartation of a grace, a gift for life, for ministry. But it’s impossible to impart to somebody my history with God. And every person is required to make their own history, and history is made primarily in the secret place, it’s made where nobody’s watching. It’s true that you can made bold decisions and bold acts in public places but that’s not where the history is shaped. The history is shaped in the quiet place, in the still place."
"He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed."
you don’t realize how attached you are to someone until you go without talking to them for a bit