These are my favorite books that I read in 2016. There are 36 selections this year so I apologize in advance for the length of this post and for all the intense scrolling you’re about to do. 10,408 more words
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“Oh, for a sight of the King; and, oh, to hear Him speak; for His voice is music, and His person is beauty!
When He says, Remember me, and the heart hears, what a train of incidents is at once revived!—from the manger to the cross, what He… 127 more words
“Jesus says, ‘I go to prepare a place for you.’ (John 14:2) Brethren, He will do it well, for He knows all about us.
He knows what will give us the most happiness,—and what will best develop all our spiritual faculties forever. 273 more words
“Time out of mind at this turn of the seasons when the hardy oak leaves rustle in the wind and the frost gives a tang to the air and the dusk falls early and the friendly evenings lengthen under the heel of Orion, it has seemed good to our people to join together in praising the Creator and Preserver, who has brought us by a way that we did not know to the end of another year.” 25 more words
Click to enlarge — Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman
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❝ A monthslong investigation by The Oklahoman, including the examination of hundreds of pages of jail inspection reports, found that jail staffs across Oklahoma are tasked with attempting to be mental health professionals, often with little or no training…
“One of the stunning realities of the Christian life is that in a world where everything is in some state of decay, God’s mercies never grow old. 264 more words
“There will be three effects of nearness to Jesus, all beginning with the letter h— humility, happiness, and holiness. May God give them to us!” 21 more words