Thoughts from the Chapel

“Grieving is the tax on our attachments, the tax on losing our loved ones. It is a tax worth paying.” – Dr. Craig Borchardt, Brazos Valley Hospice

Matthew 5:4 (NLT) God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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“Baptism separates the tire kickers from the car buyers.” ~ Max Lucado

Colossians 2:12 For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead.

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“Life with Christ is an endless hope, without Him a hopeless end.”

1 Peter 1:3: Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. In God’s great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope, because Jesus Christ rose from the dead. (NCV).

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Woe unto those that desire the day of the Lord’s judgments, that wish for times of war and confusion; as some who long for changes, hoping to rise upon the ruins of their country! -Matthew Henry

Amos 5:24 (NLT) Instead, I want to see a mighty flood of justice, an endless river of righteous living.

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“God has no hands but our hands to do his work today; God has no feet but our feet to lead others in his way; God has no voice but our voice to tell others how he died; and, God has no help but our help to lead them to his side.” -Annie Johnson Flint

2 Corinthians 5:20 (NLT)
So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, “Come back to God!”

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Our heaven will come out of the realization of the fact that it was God’s tabernacle that we were building, and under God’s blessing that we were working. —Joseph Parker

Ephesians 2:21 (NLT)
We are carefully joined together in him, becoming a holy temple for the Lord.

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The preaching that this world needs most is the sermons in shoes that are walking with Jesus Christ.

1 John 2:6 (NASB)
The one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.

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“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.”
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Psalm 103:2, 5
“Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits… Who satisfies your mouth with good things, So that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s”

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“Sooner or later, we all face disappointment, troubling times, and moments of despair. We can either let our minds sink, or we can lift our eyes to the Lord whose compassions never fail.”

Lamentations 3:22–26 Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not.

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“Where the plow does not go and the seed is not sown, the weeds are sure to multiply. And if children are left untrained, all sorts of evil will spring up in their hearts and lives.”
-Charles Spurgeon

Proverbs 29:15 (NKJV)
The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

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