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Sunday, January 09, 2011

Sabbath Keeping

 ~ the grave cannot hold him, nor us...~
" Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: 
no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

"Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection." 
~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 "Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime." ~ Martin Luther ~
"The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts." ~ David Friedrick Strauss ~

"No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world 
which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshiped, 
no other man has been so devoutly loved." 
~ John Knox

"I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful but I never read in either of them, "Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden." ~ Augustine ~

"Buddha never claimed to be God. Moses never claimed to be Jehovah. 
Mohammed never claimed to be Allah. 
Yet Jesus Christ claimed 
to be the true and living God. 
Buddha simply said, "I am a teacher in search of the truth."
Jesus said, "I am the Truth. 
Confucius said, "I never claimed to be holy." 
Jesus said, "Who convicts me of sin?"
Mohammed said, "Unless God throws his cloak of mercy over me, I have no hope." 
Jesus said, "Unless you believe in me, you will die in your sins." ~ unknown ~

"Fundamentally, our Lord's message was Himself. He did not come merely to preach a gospel. He himself is that Gospel. He did not come merely to give bread. He said, "I am the bread." He did not come merely to shed light. He said, "I am the light." He did not come merely to show the door, He said, "I am the door." He did come merely to name a shepherd; He said, "I am the shepherd." He did not come merely to point the way; He said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life." ~ J. Sidlow Baxter ~

"Jesus Christ. The meeting place of eternity and time, 
the blending of deity and humanity, 
the junction of heaven and earth." 
~ unknown

"And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, 
and thou shalt be saved, and thy house." ~ Acts 16:31 ~

Blessings ~ the promise of eternity in heaven ~ Jesus Christ ~

note: please pray for Dave

Soli Deo Gloria,Sandra


  1. Will most certainly continue to pray for Dave. You are both in my thoughts and prayers daily.

  2. I will and am praying for Dave. I will be praying for you too.

  3. I love this Sabbath Sunday post, Sandra! Thank you!!!!
    You are always on mind :) Love ya!
    xo, misha

  4. I am about to tuck myself into bed, as I read your post. Your sweet little "pray for Dave", tucked in at the end. I will go to sleep with prayers for your Dave and you, too, dearest.


  5. Great quotes!

    I love the ~ John Knox ~ quote :-)

    God bless you Sandra



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