Something I didn't even know was on my bucket list has been achieved. I have cooked Thanksgiving dinner with Martha Stewart. I vow to follow the gospel of her teachings and do my very best in the remarkably less glamorous kitchen of my own home... without the luxury of magically appearing prep bowls filled by a staff of sous chefs.
I'm very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it - going around the world teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.
This land which we have watered with our tears and our blood is now our mother country and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts my father was an evangelist a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland spreading the gospel.
We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
Society can overlook murder adultery or swindling it never forgives preaching of a new gospel.
To the first class belong the Gospels and Acts to the second the Epistles to the third the Revelation.
Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel.
The sheep-people don't think for themselves anymore. You can say anything and it's the gospel truth and they don't have to go research it or anything and they believe everything the news tells them. People don't go and do their own investigations if it's relationships or politics or anything.
Flipping the dial through available radio stations there will blare out to any listener an array of broadcasts 24/7 propagating Religious Right politics along with what they deem to be 'old-time gospel preaching.' This is especially true of what comes over the airwaves in Bible Belt southern states.
But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace who is unwilling not only to have his name cast out as evil but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.
And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music it informs your character and it informs your talent.
Rock n' Roll came from the slaves singing gospel in the fields. Their lives were hell and they used music to lift out of it to take them away. That's what rock n' roll should do - take you to a better place.
My mother kept asking me 'When are you going to do a gospel album?' And I've always wanted to do a gospel album. Everybody was going on about it so mom started hounding me more.
If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel you hinder people from getting to reality.
So far as I can remember there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.
In fact I wouldn't really call this a Gospel album I call it more an inspirational album.
Blues are the songs of despair but gospel songs are the songs of hope.
If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home.
Today for the first time in history a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land once a distant outpost of the pagan world has become through the preaching of the Gospel a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
Put your mind on the gospel. And remember - there's one God for all.
In their poverty the mentally handicapped reveal God to us and hold us close to the gospel.
God's plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple - one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we're busy and full of excuses. Just remember someone's eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you'll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.