Timely Tweets

I purchased this old wind-up clock for a quarter at a garage sale over the weekend.
It appeared locked up and non-working, but my husband removed the back and oiled
some of the "works" inside it.
Now it ticks away, keeping perfect time.
I wish you could hear it.
There's something very soothing about it....
Now, here are some of the tweets that I "re-tweeted" this past week.
I find them especially timely.
  • I believe in perspicuity of Scripture: "The main things are the plain things, & the plain things are the main things." – A. Begg
  • "They set out" 38x in Numbers 33. Our life in Christ is not static. It is a journey, with many new beginnings. -Ray Ortlund
  • Patience is something you admire greatly in the driver behind you, but not in the one ahead of you. -Steve Sammons
  • The New Testament does not envisage solitary religion: regular assembly for worship is everywhere in the epistles. -C.S. Lewis
  • Let us strive, every year we live, to become more deeply acquainted with Scripture. -J.C. Ryle
  • Let us resolve by God's grace that, however feeble and poor our prayers may seem to us, we will pray on. -J.C. Ryle
  • Are we willing to be reproached for Christ’s glory? Can we bear the sarcasm of the wise? Can we bear the jest of the witty?  -Spurgeon
  • All foods for the life of the body. Every word of God for the life of the soul. (Matt. 4:4)  -John Piper
  • Beware of manufacturing a God of your own: a God who is all mercy, but not just. Such a God is an idol of your own. -J.C. Ryle
  • The judgment day will prove that the King of kings will reckon with all who insult His servants. - J.C. Ryle
  • Anything built to great height will collapse without great depth.  -Rick Warren
  • Whatever you don't turn into PRAISE turns into PRIDE. Worship is the purest form of humility. -Mark Betterson
  • We may pray from any position but on our knees humbles the soul and honors God. We stoop to conquer. - Jack Graham
  • I have learned to kiss the wave that throws me against the Rock of Ages. -Spurgeon
  • I often wonder if the social were suddenly removed [from our lives], how much of the spiritual would be left. -AW Tozer
  • I believe that pluralistic secularism, in the long run, is a more deadly poison than straightforward persecution. -Francis Schaeffer 


  1. I have three old vintage alarm clocks I wish you hubby would fix for me! :)
    So many great quotes!!!

  2. I agree with Elizabeth... So many great quotes! Thanks for sharing them.

  3. So much challenging food for thought! Love the old clock!

  4. That's really an unusual looking clock Rebecca, I really like it. How great that Gary got it running again!
    I enjoyed your list, especially the second one. I've been feeling in a bit of a funk lately. Love Di ♥

    1. Oh, Di! That one really "got to" me, too. I looked it up and underlined all those phrases. It's inspiring!

  5. Number 6 spoke to me!...I find the clock charming....so happy it works for you...Your Gary has the golden touch to refinishing and fixing things. :)

  6. Hi Rebecca,
    HOpe you had a lovely weekend. That is a very neat clock, and so great your hubby got it running so well. Wow, these are some thought and great quotes you have hear. My fav was the one about the god of mercy only, not a god of justice.
    Think it and the others are right on..................

    I just posted my coastal post, and already had 2 comments and was thinking how can that be, and thought someone must have posted on my Thankful Thursday post but maybe it went away when I put the new post on or something. Then I remember that something happened while I was preparing it tho not finished yet
    but it posted by mistake, so I looked at the timethe comments were posted and realized it must stay on there even if you take it off. Never knew that.................learn something new everyday. lol

    Take Care, blessings, Nellie

  7. You know how I love quotes! These are all great and I especially love the sixth one by R.C.Ryle and all by Spurgeon. But, the last by Francis Schaeffer really gives something to consider!
    The old clock reminds me of one I used to see setting on my parents nightstand when I was young. Sweet. I like old clocks; there's just something about them.

    1. I'm with you, Sandy. F. Schaeffer was quite prophetic. And Spurgeon, Ryle, AND Tozer are among my all-time favorites.

  8. I am stealing the first one.

    The Kettle


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