He tells us what His delight is. He isn’t shy about telling us. 10 His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man,11 but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love. Psalm 145:10-11 … More What Does the Lord Delight In?
This: “A familiar figure on the streets is the window-shopper who moves along gazing fondly in each show-window but buying nothing. In the realm of things spiritual we have with us the Bible window-shopper. He moves along through the Book reading its precious promises, hearing its high challenges, looking at its deep messages of peace … More Bible Window-Shoppers
The heart of the faith is to desire to always be faithful to Christ, to never fall away, to walk closely with Christ for all our days. Unfortunately, too many who make professions of faith seem to be fruitless because of the rocks of persecution (Mark 4:17) cause them to abandon their hope in Christ. … More The Heart-Break of Unfaithfulness
I’m embarrassed to say that I am reading John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress in the original for the very first time. I have read portions; I have versions; I have read reviews; I have read summaries, and I have heard testimonies of its value and power. But I have never read it to completion in … More The Progress of the Pilgrim
It’s the first sentence in John Piper’s short tribute to his father, William Solomon Hottle Piper. John calls it a mere “fragment” of the legacy his father left him in a life lived for the glory of God. His father was 88 when he died on March 6, 2007. The number one thing he learned … More A Father’s Legacy to a Son and More
I love it when God ties a day together. Like a master weaver, he stitches and sows one story into another, one life into another, weaving questions and answers and sorrows and joys together in a way that only an omniscient and all powerful being could. This evening I picked up “TOZER ON THE HOLY … More You Don’t Have to Wait for the Rest of the Church to Awaken
Sunday Afternoon Musings A prayer for everyday of the rest of our lives.
Sunday Musings Being “woke” is the latest virtue signaling wave at the moment. But racism is just a symptom of corruption. Injustice is just a symptom of corruption. Abuse of power is just a symptom of a much larger problem that no external change of circumstances will ever effect in a lasting way. The problem … More Sunday Musings on Wokeness
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! My Dad lives with Jesus now but for the 73 years he walked the earth, he was a force to be reckoned with. For 50 of those years he loved my mom and worked hard to provide for his family, 7 kids (5 sons and 2 … More Can’t Find a Picture of Dad without Mom
Sunday is not the week end; it is the week beginning. It is a time to end a week of work with a day of rest. So let us begin this week with praise. Praise Him in the Morning Praise Him. He saves. (Ps. 7:1, 10) Praise Him. He is a righteous judge. … More A Sabbath Week of Praise – Sunday