A wise teacher was once trying to explain to a physician the meaning and importance of consecration to God. The physician seemed incapable of understanding it. Finally the teacher said, “Suppose a person with a certain fatal disease comes to you. You have the power and knowledge to save this person. You have just the right remedy. Continue reading “Consecration”

A Thousand Dollars – In Quarters

Fred Craddock, in an address to preachers, caught the practical implications of consecration. “To give my life for Christ appears glorious,” he said. “To pour myself out for others … to pay the ultimate price of martyrdom-I’ll do it. I’m ready, Lord, to go out in a blaze of glory. We think giving our all to the Lord is like taking a $1,000 bill and laying it on the table-‘Here’s my life, Lord. I’m giving it all.’ Continue reading “A Thousand Dollars – In Quarters”