A “Prosperous” New Year

I do realize that I have been idle since before the holidays, but there has been a great deal of activity surrounding the transition into 2011, hence my silence on this front. However, as a theme I have been considering the dreams and aspirations that many of us are thinking of as a new year begins. We want to improve upon the past year, which is of course, the very reason so many of us made “resolutions”…

Are you determined to be more successful in 2011? Let me point you to the wisdom of John Calvin:

How do we as Christians battle against the sinful pursuit of success, wealth and power that the world pursues?

Therefore, to avoid similar entanglements, the course which Christian men must follow is this: first, they must not long for, or hope for, or think of any kind of prosperity apart from the blessing of God; on it they must cast themselves, and there safely and confidently recline. (read more here)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: