divine right

May 2015 (31)“God the Creator alone has the right to determine when someone lives and dies, and abortion flies directly in the face of his authority.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.61.

abortion alert

May 2015 (30)“As multitudes (115,000) of babies are dismembered and destroyed daily, this is clearly an issue where the gospel requires us to counter culture.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.57.

materialistic madness

May 2015 (29)“…materialism is not just sinful; it’s stupid.  Why would we forsake eternal treasure in favour of earthly trinkets?”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.52.

long-term treasure

May 2015 (28)“Jesus has put before us a choice: we can spend our resources on short-term pleasures that we cannot keep, or we can sacrifice our resources for long-term treasure that we’ll never lose.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.52.

knowing how much

May 2015 (26)“The gospel compels us to humbly identify what is enough for us in order to freely give away our excess to others.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.40.

saving for what?

May 2015 (25)“The entire concept of saving money so that we can live a life of ease and self-indulgence has no biblical foundation whatsoever.”

David Platt, Counter Culture: A Compassionate Call to Counter Culture in a World of Poverty, Same-Sex Marriage, Racism, Sex Slavery, Immigration, Abortion, Persecution, Orphans and Pornography. Tyndale House Publishers, 2015, p.37.