Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

“In the silence of the heart God will speak.”

“This is what we have to learn right from the beginning to listen to the voice of God in our heart, and then in the silence of the heart God speaks. Then from the fullness of our hearts, our mouth will have to speak. That is the connection. In the silence of the heart, God speaks and you have to listen. Then in the fullness of your heart, because it is full of God, full… Continue reading

There is “Help” in Bunyan’s “Slough of Despond”

I remember reading Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress (a long time ago) and being impressed with the wisdom in it. It was there that he coined such phrases as “Difficulty Hill” and the “Valley of Humiliation.” I really liked the “Slough of Despond”–where I found myself often. I summarized it this way: “When Bunyan’s sojourner encountered his “Slough,” he got bogged down in its “many doubts and fears and many discouraging apprehensions” (Thomas version 18). …And so… Continue reading

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