A continuing series based on the Hebrew pattern of the first century of sanctifying the day by reminding the heart of its need for God. A Morning Call to Worship “Lord, as we begin this day, incline our hearts to Your testimonies. Confirm Your promises to us that our hearts would be wise in our … More Sanctifying the Day
In December of 2009 or thereabouts, my son, Marty Schoenleber III (aka Marty S. Dalton), put a video up on Youtube.com. It inspired me to keep working on a project I thought of a couple of years ago. The idea is to write a poem of personal reflection for each Psalm in the Psalter. Here are some … More Praise is Meaningless
Sanctifying the Day A Morning Call to Worship “We have so many reasons to love Him. He hears our voices when we cry. He inclines His Spirit to us. He is gracious, and merciful, and righteous. And He is worthy this day of all our service. So let us rise in joy; let us serve … More Man of Sorrows–Our Great Hope
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Saturday Thoughts on Discipleship and Growth Update: I was reminded by a friend this week of how important its is to remember to REFUSE TO LIVE WITHOUT JOY, which led me back to this post from 10 years ago. If you have believed in Christ … If the Living…
cf. Philippians 1:6; 2:13
Sanctifying the Day A Call to Worship to Welcome the Day “The LORD gathers His people, for He loves to hear their praises. Those who are wise, attend to His words and consider the lovingkindness of their God. And so that is what we will do. We will praise Him, and we will awaken our … More Welcome the New Day with Joy
Sanctifying the Day A Call to Worship “Just like yesterday, and the day before yesterday, and the day before yesterday’s yesterday, and 46 years worth of yesterdays, and 2000 years of yesterdays, and for 100’s of millions of years in the future, our God is deserving of praise. For His faithfulness is from everlasting to … More This: What it Means to be “To the Praise of His Glory”
Sanctifying the Day — A Morning Call to Worship “Because we love the Lord, our heart cries out, all that is within us cries out, ‘Bless His holy name!’ We don’t forget all His benefits; we don’t forget His forgiveness of all our sin; we don’t forget that He has redeemed us from the pit, … More Because We Love the Lord . . .
Here is a startling observation. Nowhere in the Scipture are we told to develop leaders. Yet leaders for the church is one of the crying needs of our generation, in fact, of every generation. It seems in Scripture, that the assumption is that leaders will be developed in the natural process of making disciples. Out … More Where Do We Find the Leaders the Church Needs?
The Battle We Must Win This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about “Don’t Grow Weary in Doing Good.” I am finding that the topic of spiritual battle is much on my mind these days. And part of my thinking is that perhaps as at no other time in my life and ministry, I am … More Praying Against “High Places”