Heart Songs I want to bleed for Christ Such that His pleasure Insures a continuous transfusion And the trail of my life Leaves a crimson path to follow. Make me a slave for Your mission. Let me open a vein each morning. Let my heart be Your vessel To pump out my life for the … More Leave a Crimson Path to Follow
“It (the name Christian) defined everything about them, …” For more see: Which is the better word for a Christian: Slave or Servant?.
Tozer’s Corner “Prayer – secret, fervent, believing prayer – lies at the root of all personal godliness.” William Carey Let’s pray together for our growth in personal holiness. And as we pray, let’s be guided by these words from the apostle Paul and A.W. Tozer. But as we have been approved by God to be … More The Key to Godliness
Tuesday is for Preaching All over the country, pastors are preparing two very different messages this week. Many will be preaching 3 to 7 messages in the span of three days. Some will be preaching on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. One set of messages will be filled with mourning over sin and … More Prayer for the Nation’s Preachers
If you don’t have time now, okay. But carve out some time and watch this video. We grow and mature in Christ but we often lose a purity in relation to our first-love faith. But God, who loves us, who is faithful when we are not, who covers all our sins with the cleansing blood … More Please, Please Watch this Video.
Wednesday is for Prayer Yesterday, one of the best devotional writers of the 21st century had a great quote from Spurgeon at her site. There she is on the right and here’s the quote: Have your heart right with Christ, and He will visit you often, And so turn weekdays into Sundays, meals into sacraments, homes … More Meals Turned into Sacraments
Weekend Musings on the Eve of Passion Week or Any other Week Adapted from the accounts of Mt 27:35-44; Mk 15:24-25; Lk 23:34-38; Jn 19:23-25 Crucified between two thieves. And when they had crucified Him, they divided His garments into four parts among themselves by casting lots. Then they sat down and kept watch over … More Two Thieves and All the Sin of the World
Tuesday is for Preaching Commenting on Jesus quoting Isaiah 61:1f where both kerussein and euaggelizesthai both appear in the LXX, Friedrich states: “He proclaims, like a herald, the year of the Lord, the Messianic age. When heralds proclaimed the year of jubilee throughout the land with the sound of the trumpet, the year began, the … More Proclaiming Like a Herald
Poems for Psalms (Another addition to “The Poetry Project”) Always good to read the Psalm first. (Updated) A day working in the garden doing all the physical things that my mostly sedetary lifestyle avoids is a great way to remind yourself of the finitude of life. The great law-giver, Moses, has one psalm in … More Taking Psalm 90 Personally
Fellow blogger Evan Curry, posted this “poem-ish” (his word) offering on September 16 and I thought it was worth passing on. Evan appended the following comment to his post: [“I put this poem-ish piece as a “note” on my Facebook once, and I decided to post it here because it is a good reminder to … More “I Used to Like Jesus …”