Manipulating the environment for the best outcome of love and salvation for all. Religious belief is a fine guide around which a person might organize his own life, but an awful instrument around which to organize someone else's life. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul. I am a flower quickly fading, here today and gone tomorrow, a wave tossed in the ocean, a vapor in the wind. People often ask me how I keep my priorities straight in life and I tell them that it is done by constantly straightening them out! One of the great uses of Twitter and Facebook will be to prove at the Last Day that prayerlessness was not from lack of time. I have never yet met a man who was quite awake.
It is easier to leave angry words unspoken, than to mend a heart those words have broken. God doesn't help those who help themselves; He helps those who can't help themselves! It happens again and again as other hearts are joined in this stillness. You cannot have a testimony without a test. Sin will take you farther then you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay.
There is no reliable information about his life or teachings. Anyone can feel the ache, you think it's more than you can take, but you're stronger, stronger than you know. Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do. We want to put ourselves in situations where we are safe 'even if there is no God. A dog barks when his master is attacked. God wants to have a relationship with all of us. Perhaps most people say their is no God simply because they would then have to stop and think that what they are doing may be wrong.
Second, whether or not anyone else gives him his life, I will give him mine. And for all these people alike, the key to healing turned out to be the same. A person's character is accurately measured by his reaction to life's iniquities. He is exactly where we left him. Salvation is a movement from being God's enemies to being His friends, from a state of war to a state of peace. The man who sets out to live the life worthwhile - to follow his vision and speak his heart - need not look for position, honors, prosperity. This God is emotionally unsatisfying