Lessons from the Gospel of Luke
If a man possesses Christ, and Christ’s book, and Christ’s church, he is the
heir of all the privileges of God.
If the heart is right the whole life is irradiated with light; if the heart is wrong all
life is darkened.
No man is a Christian when he meticulously observes the conventions of religion and forgets the realities.
And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness
and to walk humbly with your God.
In the day of trouble there need be no fear, for no less person than the Holy
Spirit of God stands by to help.
Work for the things which last forever, things which you need not leave behind
when you leave this earth, but which you can take with you.
Sin is doubly sinful to the man who knew better; failure is doubly blameworthy
in the man who had every chance to win.
The essence of Christianity is that loyalty to Christ has to take precedence
over the dearest loyalties of this earth.
“Every man,” Jesus implied, “has a bad case in the presence of God; and if he
is wise, he will make his peace with God while yet there is time.”
The nation which rebels against God is on its way to disaster.