I am rereading a classic, truly one of the best books written by the late Charles Colson. Loving God is a masterpiece of story telling. One chapter leads into the next in a seamless interweaving of different vignettes all illuminating the theme of what it means to love God and what happens when love for … More Two Different Paths
It makes sense doesn’t it? If we have been adopted into the family of God then we should seek to know and value things that God’s family values. What is at the heart of the Father of this new family in which I live? What does he want His adopted children to do with their … More God is a Lover and He is Looking for Lovers
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
Sunday Afternoon Musings “The glory of bread is that it satisfies. The glory of living water is that it quenches thirst. We do not honor the refreshing, self-replenishing, pure water of a mountain spring by lugging buckets of water up the path to make our contributions from the ponds below. We honor the spring by … More Glorify God, but How?
Why isn’t our joy in being loved by a holy God overwhelming? Why is it that this Austrian boy receiving a pair of shoes in World War II shows more joy than we do in the overwhelming awareness that we are loved by an almighty, magnificent, righteous judge who is also loving, merciful and compassionate? … More Amazed by the Love of God
Friday is for Heart Songs God is a lover and he desires lovers. And to love the lost the way they need to be loved we need to love the Lord more than we love the lost. That kind of love only grows out of an intimacy with God. And that intimacy is only grown … More God is a Lover and He is Looking for Lovers
Weekend Musings Both quotes below are from the introductory matter in Chuck Colson’s truly classic book, Loving God. If you have never read the book, if you struggle with loving God, if you have forgotten your first love–this is a great book to move your heart to where it ought to be. “The most pleasurable … More Two Different Perspectives on the Search for the Good and True
Monday is for Reflection “Plunge yourself in the Godhead’s deepest sea; be lost in His immensity; and you shall come forth as from a couch of rest, refreshed and invigorated. I know nothing which can so comfort the soul; so calm the swelling billows of sorrow and grief; so speak peace to the winds of trial, as a … More Rediscovering the God of the Bible
Friday is for Heart Songs . . . . . A man reading a newspaper saw a photo of birds chillin’ on electric wires laid out like sheet-music. He tried playing the birds as if they were notes. This is what it sounds like. The delight to me is that only God knew until a … More The Music of the Heart of God?