It is so easy to slip into discontent. It is so easy to be ingracious. It is so easy to refrain from giving thanks and to enjoy the blessings of the moment. And when we don’t enjoy these blessings, our discontent is path to an empty life. Our Declaration of Independence, a powerful and world-changing … More Murmuring and Being Content
Sunday Afternoon Musing I have been waiting to post this piece from Ravi Zacharias ministry site for some time. Today’s message had a lot of these themes in it so here, after six years sitting in my “draft” file is an article by Jill Carattini. I have reformatted it a bit to make it easier to … More Malcolm Muggeridge
Sunday is for Heart Songs Reading with the Pastor Hab. 3, John 11, and Psalm 95 1 O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, . Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. 2 Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, . Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. … More Let Your Heart Soar
No nation produces better novels than Russia. It isn’t even close. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pasternack, Chekhov, Nabakov, Solzhenitsyn, Turgenev, these are men whose greatest books are worthy of being read multiple times and who have enraptured the imagination of millions all over the world. Crime and Punishment and the Brothers Karamozov by Dostoevsky are filled with such … More The Lies We Tell Ourselves
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Christians Conforming Rather Than Transforming — A.W. Tozer “Religion today is not transforming people; rather it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society; it is descending to society’s own level, and congratulating itself that it has scored a victory because society is smilingly accepting its surrender.” – … More Untransformed Christians
Here’s a good followup to the message I preached today on learning to treasure the word of God. Enjoy. Here’s the first paragraph but follow the link and read the whole article. When it comes to weighty matters in the Bible, let’s be like Mary. “Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her … More Rejoice! You are His!!
Sunday Afternoon Musings “Above all, it is not necessary that we should have any unexpected, extraordinary experiences in meditation. This can happen, but if it does not, it is not a sign that the meditation period has been useless. Not only at the beginning, but repeatedly, there will be times when we feel great spiritual dryness … More Bonhoeffer on: Happiness and Meditation
Discipleship is Not a Little Thing 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty … More Are There Any More Sobering Words in Scripture?
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Monday is for Reflection O LORD my God, If I have done this . if there is injustice in my hands … Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it. . And let him trample my life down to the ground .…