Weekly Devotional

Healthy food 13 Jesus answered, “Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, 14 but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” 

–JOHN 4:13-14

The idea of eating and drinking is fascinating, isn’t it? It’s definitely one of the many pleasures God affords us, but it’s also a universal aspect of life that bridges people of vastly different cultures and language. I count myself a  fortunate person having moved to Austin a little over a year ago, where the foodie culture here enjoys nationwide renown for its culinary novelties and international tastes. This is how I know God loves Texas. It’s true.

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We Ought to Think Highly of Christ

Early Church Fathersfrom “The Second Epistle of Clement” in Ante-Nicene Fathers: The Writings of the Fathers Down To A.D. 325

Brethren, it is fitting that you should think of Jesus Christ as of God,—as the Judge of the living and the dead. And it does not become us to think lightly of our salvation; for if we think little of Him, we shall also hope but to obtain little [from Him]. And those of us who hear carelessly of these things, as if they were of small importance, commit sin, not knowing whence we have been called, and by whom, and to what place, and how much Jesus Christ submitted to suffer for our sakes.

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