Who’s on the Throne, Mama? Crumbs for Instructions for Living #3

nursing baby

 Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength . . . . ” Psalm 8:2 KJV


“To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” John Ruskin

                                                  missing the target 

“Sin is the missing of a target, a wandering from the path, a straying from the fold. . .  It is both the overstepping of a line and the failure to reach it – both transgression and shortcoming . . . Above all, sin disrupts and resists the vital human relation to God.”
Cornelius Plantinga, Jr.


“Sin and the child of God are incompatible. They may occasionally meet; they cannot live together in harmony.” John R. W. Stot

 broken commandments“Without the Spirit we can neither love God nor keep His commandments.” – Augustine


God’s bar of soap: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”    I John 1:9

                        woman praying    “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. . . Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me.” Psalm 51:10&12                                                                      

“The point is to make Jesus at home in your heart. Put Him on the throne. Give Him honor and glory. Love and obey Him. Allow nothing to crowd Him from the throne.”  Jon W. Quinn

heart throne


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