All We Need is a Little Perspective

When we realize that he’s God and we’re not – that he’s massive and we’re minute – that’s all it takes for us to become a par of great and powerful God-things.  God chooses defeated people to do dominate things.  Unimaginable, undreamed-of accomplishments and experiences await those who’ll recognize and admit just how small they are.

– Tchividjian, Tullian; Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels; Crossway Books; Wheaton, Il; copyright 2010; p. 101-102

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One of the Beauties of the Story of Jonah

One of the beauties of this story (Jonah), however, is that in spite of the prophet’s self-righteous reticence, the Ninevites repent anyway.

– Tchividjian, Tullian; Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels; Crossway Books; Wheaton, Il; copyright 2010; p. 96