Ronald Reagan – “I believe that until and unless someone can establish that the unborn child…

“With me, abortion is not a problem of religion, it’s a problem of the Constitution. I believe that until and unless someone can establish that the unborn child is not a living human being, then that child is already protected by the Constitution, which guarantees life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to all of […]

My Utmost for His Highest (Discovery House Publishers; Revised edition , June 1, 1992)

I would like to share with you one of my favorite Bible devotionals. I consider it a must-have to own in your personal library.  Here are some of the reasons that I have added this book to my daily devotional time: 

  • Short, easy daily reads
  • Practical, Biblical applications for your life
  • One clear topic per day
  • Comes in many formats – hardcover, paperback, digital, audio
  • 1 devotional for every day of the year
  • Good for study, edification, and training
  • Travels easily

This edition of Oswald Chambers’ golden book combines all of the features of the updated language edition while preserving the meaning and style of the author. Men and women the world over return again and again to the words of Oswald Chambers in the most popular devotional book ever published. This book has 411 reviews on Amazon—357 are five stars! I have the digital edition and have it on multiple devices, which gives me the opportunity to read it on my Kindle, iPad, smart phone or computer.

Quotes by Oswald Chambers on Hartian.com

Nathaniel Hawthorne – “Happiness in this world, when it comes…

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us on a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.   Nathaniel Hawthorne Is this not what Jesus said in […]

Abraham Lincoln – “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

Guote by Abraham Lincoln – “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” See more quotes by the 16th president of the United States of America Abraham Lincoln

Ronald Reagan – “… those in America today who have come to depend absolutely on government for their security…”

There are those in America today who have come to depend absolutely on government for their security. And when government fails they seek to rectify that failure in the form of granting government more power. So, as government has failed to control crime and violence with the means given it by the Constitution, they seek to give it more power at the expense of the Constitution. But in doing so, in their willingness to give up their arms in the name of safety, they are really giving up their protection from what has always been the chief source of despotism — government. Lord Acton said power corrupts. Surely then, if this is true, the more power we give the government the more corrupt it will become. And if we give it the power to confiscate our arms we also give up the ultimate means to combat that corrupt power. In doing so we can only assure that we will eventually be totally subject to it. When dictators come to power, the first thing they do is take away the people’s weapons. It makes it so much easier for the secret police to operate, it makes it so much easier to force the will of the ruler upon the ruled.