Between Sundays

Day 11: Christian Transformation

Illustration: Juliana Crownover He shone with glory…Such an experience seems to me to belong to the soul which loves what is beautiful. Hope always draws the soul from the beauty which is seen to what is beyond, always kindles the desire for the hidden through what is constantly perceived. Therefore, the ardent lover of beauty, […]

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Day 10: Reconciliation with God

Illustration: Juliana Crownover An angel, by his intervention used to stir the pool at Bethsaida. They who were complaining of ill health used to watch for him; for whoever was the first to descend into the waters, after his washing, ceased to complain…That which used to heal bodily defects now heals the spirit; that which […]

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Day 9: What is True Righteousness?

Illustration: Juliana Crownover Those teachers deceive both themselves and you when they suppose that those who are descendants of Abraham according to the flesh will most certainly share in the eternal kingdom, even though they are faithless sinners and disobedient to God, suppositions which the Scriptures show have no foundation in fact…Besides I have already […]

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Day 8: The Ascent to God

Illustration: Juliana Crownover Do not hang back then, but labor in it until you experience the desire. For when you first begin to undertake it, all that you find is a darkness, a sort of cloud of unknowing; you cannot tell what it is except that you experience in your will a simple reaching out […]

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Day 7: The Scope of Salvation

Illustration: Juliana Crownover The same Jesus who is the Good Shepherd also cast the money changers out of the Temple. We don’t have an evangelical or a social-ministry Jesus. We don’t have a liberal or a conservative Jesus. We don’t have a pastoral or a prophetic Jesus. We don’t even have a High-Church or a […]

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Day 6: God’s Standard for Judgment

Illustration: Juliana Crownover If there is any thought at which a Christian trembles it is the thought of God’s judgment…This note in Christianity certainly goes back to the teaching of Our LORD Himself; especially to the terrible parable of the Sheep and the Goats. This can leave no conscience untouched, for in it the ‘Goats’ […]

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