Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Hang In There Baby!

Sometimes all the darkness that surrounds us on a regular basis gets to me.  But as they say it is "darkest before the dawn."  I liked this quote Ray Ortlund published on his blog today.  Click here to view. I think it says God's timing is perfect.  He will solve it all.  No worries!

“Let us then as Christians rejoice that we see around us on every hand the decay of the institutions and instruments of power, see intimations of empires falling to pieces, money in total disarray, dictators and parliamentarians alike nonplussed by the confusion and conflicts which encompass them.  For it is precisely when every earthly hope has been explored and found wanting, when every possibility of help from earthly sources has been sought and is not forthcoming, when every recourse this world offers, moral as well as material, has been explored to no effect . . . and in the gathering darkness every glimmer of light has finally flickered out, it’s then that Christ’s hand reaches out sure and firm.  Then Christ’s words bring inexpressible comfort, then his light shines brightest, abolishing the darkness forever.”
Malcolm Muggeridge, The End of Christendom (Grand Rapids, 1980), page 56.

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