offering up the fragments

Offering up the Fragments – Part 8

When Jesus said, “Gather up the fragments that remain,” (John 6:12) the word simply means “broken pieces.” Most of us are aware of at least some parts of our character and personality that feel less than whole and fully functioning even if not entirely broken. We’re... read more

Offering up the Fragments – Part 7

With this portion in the ‘Gathering up the Fragments’ series, we are opening up the theme of woundings in our spirit that cause inner fragmentation. We will be looking at this in much more detail in the next two releases. Treasures in Jars of Clay God is not deterred... read more

Offering up the Fragments – Part 6

After focusing on so many serious issues here is an opportunity to return to the quiet of the Father’s presence. Julia Herzog, accompanied by Fontane Liang on harp, is the soloist in this beautiful Andante by Bach, and David Booth the guitarist on this piece he... read more

Offering up the Fragments – Part five

Self-pity is such an intrinsically unattractive quality because it presents not only a distinctly gloomy outlook, but it stems from a kind of false pride and arrogance. We will often find at the root of it the unconscious thought that “I deserve more than I am getting... read more

Offering up the fragments – part three

Wholeness despite Brokenness Isn’t it wonderful that God doesn’t need us to be work perfectly whole or complete to work through us? Since He is quite prepared to work even through our brokenness and fragmentation we are moving on now to the theme of how we can offer... read more