In one of the old cathedrals in Europe, the tour guide bids the visitor watch a certain spot, until the light from a window falls upon it. There he sees, carved on a rafter, a face of such marvelous beauty that it is the very gem of the great building. The legend tells us that when the architect and masters were planning the adornment of the cathedral, an elderly man came in … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #30: A Picture of Christlikeness
J. R. Miller
Over this past weekend, I saw some of the live footage from the memorial ceremonies held in remembrance of the thousands of people who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, twenty years ago. As I watched, there was one thing that I could not help observing about the family members of the loved ones who died on that terrible day: you could still see such deep sorrow … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #29: Our God Cares!
“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?
“Make me Thy temple; silently upbuild Within my heart thy holy dwelling-place, And let its deep recesses all be filled With the rich overflowings of Thy grace; My being’s chords and discords all are stilled, Waiting the revelation of Thy face.” The ideal life is one that is beautiful both inside and out. In the description of the King’s daughter, the Bible says that she is … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #27: “Make Me Beautiful Within!”
Around the beginning of the 1900s, an unbeliever was reported to have said that the great goal of the 20th century would be to discover God; and yet when God would be discovered, it would be found that He does not care about human beings. It would be a bitter sorrow indeed for the world if this prophecy had proven to be true! Into countless homes and hearts, it would have … [Read more...] about Miller’s Monday Musings #26: Does God Care?