You Can’t Look Low and Land High

“Remember you are God’s sword–His instrument–I trust a chosen vessel unto Him to bear His name. In great measure, according to the purity and perfections of the instrument, will be the success. It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus. A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God”–Robert Murray M’Cheyne.

”While I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble, you do not think about breaking records anymore, you do not think about gaining scientific data. The only thing you want is to come back alive”–Felix Baumgartner, skydiver.

“When we cry “Abba! Father,” it is that very Spirit bearing witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ–if in fact we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him”–Romans 8:15-17.

“One may look high and land low, but one can never look low and land high. The value of a high aim is inestimable”–Arthur Flake, Building A Standard Sunday School, 12.

“You can eliminate a surprising amount of paper and computer files by using your calendar. The key is to extract the information you need from the paper or the document, enter it in your calendar, and [eliminate the clutter]”–Barbara Hemphill.

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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