Just read this this morning and I didn’t want it to get lost. I suspect I will need to refer many people to it in the years ahead. The article comes from THE GOSPEL COALITION. Here’s the Link.
Read Psalm 88 Sometimes called the “saddest psalm in the psalter” Psalm 88 is a psalm of deepest despair. But it is despair out of which there is a beam of hope shining brightly in the midst of its gloom. The English Standard editors supply the following heading: I Cry Out Day and Night Before … More 18 Verses, 1 Request: The Saddest Song in the Psalter
The word of God is inspired. There are a lot of ways to discuss what that means exactly, but let me offer one suggestion. When we say that God’s word is inspired we mean that it says what God wants it to say. Another way to say this is that God used the human authors … More Know Your God (Psalm 84)
When you get to Psalm 96 in your reading through the Psalms, you have arrived at a Psalm intoxicated with the worthiness of God. The Psalmist knows his God and because he knows God he wants others to know Him. His Psalm is his invitation to the nations, to the all creation, to everything in … More What Revel’s “Bolero” Has in Common with Psalm 96
Sometimes we tell stories backward; Maybe most of the time. We announce the joy or sorrow and then we tell how it happened. “I got a new job!” and then we fill in the details. “My wife has been diagnosed with cancer,” and then we tell the story of how she hasn’t felt right for … More Writing the Story Backwards
Finally! The new book, in process for 40 years, now cataloged, revised, refined, and expanded; every reference checked and rechecked and rechecked again over the last two years of covid; literally thousands of hours of work invested—it’s DONE! I have great hopes that this book will be a powerful stimulus to faith and holiness among … More The New Book Has Been Published!
An Evening Benediction on the Day “May the rising of the moon remind you that He created it to rule the night,and that its path is determined by Him.May you rest in the delight that such a Godwatches over you for your good and His glory,every moment of your sleep. And may you rejoice in … More Your God Watches Over You
“Our Lord does not change and is filled with light,Let us therefore worship Him throughout this dayas the One whose faithfulnesswill light every step we take this day.Let us look for His hand and depend on His Spiritin every moment of the day.” cf. Malachi 3:6 and 1 John 1:5
We had a wonderful worship service this morning at Pioneer Church. Pastor Trell Ross gave a powerful exposition of Luke 8:1-21. Pastor Brogan designed a cogent and praise filled liturgy for the service and Gabe Daugherty tied the service together using a sparsity of well-chosen words to lead us through repentance, confession, praise, assurance and … More Finding Who God Is
The revelation of the character of our God is all over the Bible. Psalm 15 was part of today’s meditation. Inferences from Psalm 15 concerning the character of God: That He is holy. That He is blameless. That He is a truth speaker. That He does no evil. That He despises vile things. That He … More He is Worthy