Early Christian Writings is the most complete collection of Christian texts before the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. The site provides translations and commentary for these sources, including the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, Church Fathers, and some non-Christian references.
If you want to read ANY work from the first 325 years of church history, you will find it at this site. Free.
A long life does not profit me except the days are spent
in Your presence,
In Your service,
for Your glory.
Give me a grace that precedes, follows, guides, sustains,
sanctifies, and aids every hour,
that I may not be one moment apart from You.
May I rely on Your Spirit to Read the rest of this entry
A new year has arrived and it has brung with it the promise of improvement! Of course, I am talking about the resolutions many of us make. I like the idea of regularly reflecting on one’s course in life. Where am I going? What am I doing? What am I building my life upon? Do I need to change course or am I on the right track?
The number one New Years resolution is all about getting in shape or losing weight. If you made any resolutions, the odds are that you made one in this general area. I don’t think this surprises anyone. Our culture values, almost more than anything else, good-looking bodies. January is the most crowded month at the gym. EVERYONE comes in January because of the vows they made in December. But come, mid-February, things are generally back to normal.
Don’t get me wrong, I am not dissing getting in shape…. Read the rest of this entry