Walter M. van der Wolf

Earth dweller, heaven's citizen | Pilgrim | Husband | Father

Enter into a fuller fellowship with thy self-denying, suffering Saviour

 

Dear Friends,

Receive every inward and outward trouble, every disappointment, pain, uneasiness, temptation, darkness, and desolation, with both thy hands, as a true opportunity and blessed occasion of dying to self, and entering into a fuller fellowship with thy self-denying, suffering Saviour.

Look at no inward or outward trouble in any other view; reject every other thought about it; and then every kind of trial and distress will become the blessed day of thy prosperity.

That state is best, which exerciseth the highest faith in, and fullest resignation to God.

William Law

Have a great day!


From: Extracts from the letters and writings of W. Law, with a short memoir taken from his life.
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Written by Richard Tighe –

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School Shootings – The Cause and the Cure

Dear friends,

Another school shooting today! At least 10 dead. It is because of these ongoing tragedies that we decided to release our new film today: “School Shootings: the cause and the cure, in twenty minutes…for those who want to know.”

The world doesn’t know why these events are happening.

We do.

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A short flight with a couple of friends

Last tuesday I made a short flight with a pilot from MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) from Teuge Airport with a couple of friends.

Holland from above. Such a nice experience in this time of year. We followed the river ‘the IJssel’ southward and flew over the cities Deventer and Doesburg.

Below the short YouTube playlist of the flight and a couple of pictures for a short impression.

Enjoy!

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The Christian wants to conquer his weakness …

 

Dear Friends,

The Christian often tries to forget his weakness; God wants us to remember it, to feel it deeply.

The Christian wants to conquer his weakness and to be freed from it; God wants us to rest and even rejoice in it.

The Christian mourns over his weakness; Christ teaches His servant to say, ‘I take pleasure in infirmities. Most gladly …will I…glory in my infirmities’ (2 Cor. 12:9)

The Christian thinks his weaknesses are his greatest hindrance in the life and service of God; God tells us that it is the secret of strength and success.

It is our weakness, heartily accepted and continually realized, that gives our claim and access to the strength of Him who has said, ‘My strength is made perfect in weakness’.

Andrew Murray

Have a great day!


– From: ‘Abide in Christ: The Joy of Being in God’s Presence’ –

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Mother’s Day …


D
ear Friends
,

Motherly love is not much use if it expresses itself only as a warm gush of emotion, delicately tinged with pink.

It must also be strong, guiding and unselfish. The sweetly sung lullaby; the cool hand on the feverd brow, the Mother’s Day smiles and flowers are only a small part of the picture.

True mothers have to be made of steel to withstand the difficulties that are sure to beset their children.

Rachel Billington

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Did you know that … Dogs Can Talk


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We must wait for God; …, in the cold and the dark

 

Dear Friends,

In the spiritual life God chooses to try our patience first of all by His slowness. He is slow, we are swift and precipitate. It is because we are but for a time, and He has been for eternity.

Thus grace, for the most part, acts slowly. He works little by little. Sweetly and strongly He compasses His ends, but with a slowness which tires our faith because it is so great a mystery.

We must fasten upon this attribute of God in our growth in holiness. There is something greatly overawing in the extreme slowness of God. Let it overshadow our souls, but let it not disquiet them.

We must wait for God; long, meekly, in the wind and wet, in the thunder and the lightning, in the cold and the dark. Wait and He will come. He never comes to those who do not wait. He does not go their road.

When He comes, go with Him, but go slowly, fall a little behind; when he quickens His pace, be sure of it, before you quicken yours. But when He slackens, slacken at once, and do not be slow only, but silent, very silent, for He is God.

By Frederick Faber

Have a great day.

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Suffering & Affliction: what Christians should do when it hits us

Suffering & Affliction

I started this morning with this excellent Biblestudy from Dr. Kent Hovind and loved it. So much amazing lessons to learn from this short 38:09 min broadcast …

Enjoy it.

Have a great day!

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Refined by Fire: Awakening & Suffering

The place of suffering

Periods of awakening often coincide with periods of suffering for the people of God.

The Bible indicates that Christians should expect suffering, for our Lord Himself suffered in this life (Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Matt. 16:24).

This session provides an overview of the place of suffering in the Christian life, reminding us of our need of the Spirit to sustain us as we face personal trials and even direct persecution.

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Cami de Cavalls, day 6. Walked today to Sant Tomàs. There is such a great variety of flowers here in Menorca. I've tried to display some here. Most beaches are white and clean. #camidecavalls #gr223 #ldt #longdistancetrail #menorca #spain #europe #hiking #walking #nature #hikeronline #hikeronlineofficial
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Cami de Cavalls, day 4. A day of resting, recharging my battery with healthy food, household stuff and contemplation. After three days of hard physical labour time to enjoy the goodness. Have a great day. #camidecavalls #gr223 #ldt #longdistancetrail #menorca #spain #europe #hiking #walking #nature #hikeronline #hikeronlineofficial
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