Showing posts from December, 2013

Best Apple Commercial Ever, period

I know Christmas is about Jesus but I can't help loving this new Apple commercial. It's mushy, it's sweet, it tugs at your heart strings. Misunderstood pearlie

A hymn for a season

This is one season of my life, which is not over yet, that I will never ever forget. It is both bitter and sweet in its own ways. I am now reading a book by Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace , where he included this hymn by John Newton. I cried buckets when I read it. Prayer Answered by Crosses  By John Newton I asked the Lord that I might grow  In faith and love and every grace,  Might more of his salvation know,  And seek more earnestly his face. ‘Twas he who taught me thus to pray;  And he, I trust, has answered prayer;  But it has been in such a way  As almost drove me to despair. I hoped that, in some favoured hour,  At once he’d answer my request,  And by his love’s constraining power  Subdue my sins, and give me rest. Instead of this, he made me feel  The hidden evils of my heart,  And let the angry powers of hell  Assault my soul in every part. Yea, more, with his own hand he seemed  Intent to aggravate my woe,  Crossed all t