Rick holland dating sermons
Thou dost but leave earth for heaven and changest a prison for a palace.
And if natural affections should begin to arise, I hope that the spirit of grace that is within thee will quell them, knowing that all things here below are but dung and dross in comparison of those things that are above.
I dare not speak to thee, nor have a thought within my own heart of my own unspeakable loss, but wholly keep my eye fixed upon thy inexpressible and inconceivable gain.
Thou leavest but a sinful, mortal wife to be everlastingly married to the Lord of glory.
During my trip cross-country, I passed the time listening to a sermon series on “righteousness, relationships, and romance” preached by Rick Holland in 1999.
The 13 part series is broken down essentially into three parts: biblical masculinity, biblical femininity, and biblical relationships.
And though it may seem something bitter, that by the hands of men we are parted a little sooner than otherwise we might have been, yet let us consider that it is the decree and will of our Father, and it will not be long ere we shall enjoy one another in heaven again. Remember that thou mayest eat thy dinner with bitter herbs, yet thou shalt have a sweet supper with Christ that night.
He told Jane that in order for her to finish her senior year at TMC, she must agree to certain stipulations. Look at him, he is crying.” I don’t want to look at him but I do. I am wondering why I have to be present if it has become clear that I am innocent. “Now it is your turn to apologize.” I am not hearing right. Rick says something about apologizing for the dress I was wearing at the bar and for drinking alcohol.
He asked her to return campus and come to his office, which she agreed to do. I take a deep breath and feel confident that I am strong enough to do whatever it is that he asks me to do. I think that Rick Holland has just asked me to apologize to my rapist. He says I caused this young man to stumble, and he is incensed that I have not dropped the charges with the police.
She went to the police, and they did a rape kit and questioned her.
Then, she returned home to be with her family and the school told her she could return and they would help her with counseling.