God undertook the most dramatic rescue operation in cosmic history. He determined to save the human race from self-destruction, and He sent His Son Jesus Christ to salvage and redeem them. The work of man's redemption was accomplished at the cross.
I have the problems of, I must confess, old age.
Art and education may refine the taste, but they cannot purify the heart and regenerate the individual. His (Christâ€™s) words were simple yet profound. And they shook people, provoking either happy acceptance or violent refection. People were never the same after listening to himâ€¦.The people who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.
What is the greatest surprise you have found about life?" a university student asked me several years ago. "The brevity of it," I replied without hesitation. ... Time moves so quickly, and no matter who we are or what we have done, the time will come when our lives will be over. As Jesus said, "As long as it is day, we must do the work of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work" (John 9:4).