The living side of the grave

there is no advice in this world – even if it comes from a Bible verse or a preacher’s sermon – that can produce God’s work within you. Oh, it might make you appear more spiritually productive, but the working of God doesn’t come from the practical side of the grave … but from the living side that has risen past it. When I tell you that Christ is your life, I’m telling you about the one and only present-tense reality that causes you to live as one who is truly alive in this world. source

Random Shovelquote: The Word Received (view all shovelquotes)

The understanding of what it would be for the very word (expression) of God to be made flesh can only be received if that same Word is now within us. source