“The Son of Man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister” (Matthew 20:28). The art of photography is now so perfect that the whole side of a great newspaper can be taken in miniature – so small as to be carried on a little pin or button – and yet every letter and point is perfect. Similarly, the whole life of Christ is photographed in this one little phrase: “He did … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #28: Do You Want to Look Like Jesus?
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God’s forgiveness is wonderful. If we fail, He gives us another chance. Even the saddest ruin of a life may be built into a holy temple of God. We have it all in a chapter in Hosea. We have the Divine pleading: “O Israel, return unto Jehovah thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.” Then the way back is marked out: confession, repentance, and consecration. Then comes … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #25: A Parable of Growth
The ideal Christian life is a personal friendship with Jesus Christ. Yet some persons have difficulty in understanding how a personal friendship can be formed with One Whom they cannot see, Whose voice they cannot hear, and Whose touch they cannot feel. But friendship with Christ is not dependent on sight or touch or hearing. He can make Himself known to our hearts in spiritual … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #24: Is Jesus Your Friend?
Christian love has to be learned. There is natural affection which does not need to be learned – the love of parents for children, of children for parents, and of friend for friend. But it is not natural to love our enemies, to love unlovable people, to be unselfish, or to return kindness for unkindness. We have to learn this love, and it is the great business of life to learn … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #23: Learning Love’s Great Lesson
Some people dislike creeds and doctrines. “We have no time for these,” they say. “Life is too short for the discussion of these abstruse matters. Give us practical duties! Tell us how to live, how to make home sweet, how to get along with people, and how to act in our social relationships.” But we cannot have flowers without roots; and what roots are to roses, doctrines are to … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #22: Roots before Roses