All posts in " Corrie Ten Boom "

Critique of the world – deserved?

By Dave Henning / August 13, 2023

“Someone might object that the world has a right to rebuke the church, but there is biblical warrant for doing exactly that. . . .  We deserve the critique of the world if the church does not exhibit visible love in practical deeds.”- Timothy Keller “Let your light shine before others, that they may see […]


Called to sow our tears

By Dave Henning / February 10, 2022

“To ‘go out weeping, carrying seed to sow’ means something more than just pouring out our sorrow.  We are called to sow out tears, not waste them.”- Timothy Keller “Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.  Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, […]


The handcuffs of hatred – unlocked

By Dave Henning / May 23, 2021

“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred.  It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.”- Corrie ten Boom, survivor of Ravensbruck concentration camp “I have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake, in order that Satan might not […]


Betrayed by someone close to you

By Dave Henning / June 4, 2020

“Honestly, I don’t know of any other pain in life that’s worse than being betrayed by someone close to you.  It changes everything.  After such an experience, the world is simply a different place — one far darker and crueler than you ever thought possible before.”- Phil Waldrep “It is easier to forgive an enemy […]


When God pries your fingers open

By Dave Henning / December 20, 2019

“Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.”- Corrie ten Boom “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life — whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear.  Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?”- Matthew […]


Talk to your problems about God

By Dave Henning / October 16, 2016

It’s okay to talk to God about your problems, but at some point you need to talk to your problems about God.”- Mark Batterson In Chapter 11 (“Fight Club”) of Chase the Lion, Pastor Mark Batterson stresses that there comes a moment in every dream journey when you must fight for what you believe in.  […]

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