On my reading desk. “The Joy of fearing God? It sounds like a contradiction in terms. One of the first times I used the expression, my listener (a Christian leader) gave a puzzled look and responded, ‘That’s an interesting combination of words.’ I suspect he was being polite as he really thought, ‘How can anyone … More What Happened to the Fear of God?
Saturday Musings For more than three decades Jerry Bridges has been an honest voice of singular devotion to Christ. Every book that comes out of his heart is a trustworthy guidepost to a deeper spiritual life guaranteed to both instruct and inspire the reader, or at least this reader, to long for more of Jesus. Here’s … More God’s Role and Ours in the Pursuit of Holiness
Friday is for Heart Songs “A farmer plows his field, sows the seed, and fertilizes and cultivates—all the while knowing that in the final analysis he is utterly dependent on forces outside of himself. He knows he cannot cause the seed to germinate, nor can he produce the rain and sunshine for growing and harvesting the … More Holiness: It doesn’t work the way most people think it does.