Sometimes, God has to use a 2×4 to get our attention. Read Psalm 80 and 102 Psalm 102 is a personal lament prayer of one who is afflicted, when he is faint and pours out his complaint before the Lord. It captures some of the emotion that many of us are feeling during this time … More Friday, Day 6, A Lament from a Spiritual Desert
(Yesterday.) It’s my day off but my wife asked me to go to church with her for an appointment she had and so here I am in my office doing what I would have been doing at home — reading. But the book I have in hand is not what I would have picked up … More How Do We Know It’s the Word of God?
Wednesday is for Bible “The real strength of the Church is not the amount of its work but the quality of its faith. One man who truly knows his Bible is worth more to the Church’s real strength than a crowd of workers who do not.” —P.T. Forsyth The Church and the Sacraments. 9 Pray … More The Real Strength of a Church
Don’t miss this story this weekend. If the video doesn’t work, go directly to Youtube.com with this link: The video itself is called “Catching Kayla”. Watch the video (2 minutes) Her name is Kayla Montgomery. And here is a longer video on her inspiring story:
Tuesday is for Hearing the Word We have in C.S. Lewis’s words, “a prejudice against older books.” That is a problem. Too often we cut ourselves off from the greatness of brothers and sisters who finished well and can teach us much. Here’s one of those voices from 164 years ago: (And perfectly in sync … More Everything We Believe in Submission to the Word of God
Friday is for Heart Songs If you didn’t get your Olympic fill with the nearly 24 hour broadcast, maybe this will help. My source is Wikipedia. Eric Liddell’s Olympic exploits were depicted in the Academy Award winning movie Chariots of Fire (1981). After the 1924 Olympics, Liddell went to China as a missionary and served there until … More An Olympic Story You Have Never Heard (and worth hearing)
Wednesday is for Prayer and Inspiration There is glory in a life spent focused on the Savior’s mission. Live an inspiring life. Take more people to heaven with you. An unforgettable 3 minutes. Pray for Sarah Coiner and her ministry and then pray that God would expand your opportunities and boldness as well.