Author Archives: Don Wilson

God Has No Fog Problem

God’s never missed the runway through all the centuries of fearful fog.

(Charles Swindoll, Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life)


I do not understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine’s Day.  When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon.


God Is…

God is not interesting, He is deeply upsetting.

(John Stott, Basic Christianity)

The Essence of Sin and Salvation

The essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting Himself for man.

(John Stott, The Cross of Christ)

Sooner or Later

Sooner or later, we sit down to a banquet of consequences.

(Robert Louis Stevenson)

A Sad Soul

A sad soul can kill you quicker, far quicker than a germ.

(John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley)

I Would Rather…

I would rather be cheated a hundred times than develop a heart of stone.

(Tim Stafford)

The Problem with Success

Success can go to my head, and will unless I remember that it is God who accomplishes the work, and that He will be able to make out with other means whenever He has to cut me down to size.

(Charles Spurgeon)

The Beginning of Knowledge

The beginning of knowledge is to know oneself to be a sinner.

(Augustine, his view on the meaning of Psalm 32)

The Scripture

Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.

(Charles Spurgeon, “The Talking Book,” a sermon)