Sunday, April 20, 2008

Sunday Rest


"For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."
Philippians 1:21
"Would you not consider a person foolish and absurd, who should extravagantly love and prize a drop of stagnant water, and yet view the ocean with indifference or disgust? or who should constantly grovel in the dust to admire a shining grain of sand, yet neglect to admire the sun which caused it to shine? Of what folly and absurdity, then, are we guilty, when we love the imperfectly amiable qualities of our fellow worms, or admire the sublimity and beauty of the works of nature, and yet exercise no love to him to whom they are indebted for all; him whose glory gilds the heavens, and from whom angels derive everything that can excite admiration or love." ~Edward Payson
Today we had a missionary from Uganda preach the sermon at our church. They are visiting in the area for the next month or so. I enjoyed his sermon very much and was reminded that I should keep Christ foremost in my life..that He should be my all in all! Oh, how easy it is to get wrapped up in the little things of life and forget the Great One,Lord of all!
Above, I am sharing two things that he used in his sermon that stood out to me. May you enjoy them as much as I did.
May your Lord's Day be blessed,
Sommer

2 comments:

Daniel said...

I really enjoyed the sermon too - and its message really does compel us to examine what we love and pay attention to, doesn't it?

Simply Heart And Home said...

Sommer,

That sermon must have been amazing! How foolish we often are to hold dear that stagnant drop. Amen!

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