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Dave QuinnPASSIONAustralia.org is my personal ministry website I set up in 1998. It is a place where I share the resources that I have written, preached and recorded over the years. To find out more about PASSION or contact me, you can visit the links on the top menu.

God Bless,
Dave Quinn


The PASSION Blog

Planning for retirement or eternity?

August 29th, 2015

I read this quote on twitter this morning that spoke to me about eternity…

@danielkolenda: Many people spend their whole lives planning for a 10 or 15 years of retirement but don’t give one thought to eternity.

All of us will spend way more time in eternity that we will in this life. It makes much more sense to live in light of eternity rather than retirement.

As I type I am reminded of the words from Amazing Grace. “When we have been there 10,000 years, we have only just begun”.

The best way to prepare for eternity is by accepting Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour, then live your life for Him as His disciple.

Accepting Jesus is the beginning of an eternal journey that starts in this life and continues in eternity. It is a relationship that never ever ends.

If you would like to accept Jesus as your Lord you can visit my Peace with God page here.

God Bless,
Dave

CBM Miracles Day

August 27th, 2015

One of the charities we have been supporting over the last few years is CBM. In particular we have been supporting Miracles Day. Their websites says…

“Together with our wonderful supporters, CBM was last year able to make more than 18,500 Miracles happen. That’s more than 18,500 of the world’s poorest men, women and children having their sight – and their lives – restored.”

I would encourage you to check out the video above and consider helping them reach their target of 20,000 people helped.

Update: I just checked the figures and so far CBM has reached 22,966 miracles. Praise God!

Key songs for growth

August 26th, 2015

Many of us have key Bible verses as Christians. Verses that really spoke to us and called us to greater things. They are life changing.

Many also have key songs that sparked deeper commitment to God and greater growth in Him. One of those songs for me was Eagles Wings by Hillsong.

Eagles Wings talks about waiting on God, surrender, asking God to dwell in you and rising in God’s strength. I can remember singing these things with all of my heart when it came out.

Today I listened to it again while I was riding the exercise bike and all those feelings came flooding back. For me it was a key song in my spiritual journey and growth.

How about you? Have you got key songs that have sparked a growth spurt in your spiritual journey?

Stories of God at work

August 21st, 2015

I was just over at Our Daily Bread Ministries and I noticed they have a section called “Stories of God at work”. It has testimonies from people who God has been working in their lives.

If you are interested, you can find it here.

God Bless,
Dave

Resources for new Christians

August 19th, 2015

I often get emails from people who have become new Christians either via my website or with someone they know. Often they ask for resources to be sent to them to help them grow in their faith.

I always try to forward free resources on to them and give them some links to websites that will help. Here are a few that I pass on.

  1. BibleGateway – a free online Bible with other resources
  2. ChristianUniversity.org – a place where you can do free courses on the Bible, ministry and first steps as a Christian
  3. 10 Basic Steps – an online discipleship program by CRU
  4. New Beginnings – our free discipleship booklet. I send a PDF copy.
  5. Our Daily Bread – Daily Bible devotion online

Everyone is different. Some might just want to read the Bible, while others might want to do a structured course. That is why I offer a few resources to help.

What would you offer if someone contacted you via email for help?

God Bless,
Dave