Weekend Musings Friday, I had a day off and got some long overdue projects done around the house. Saturday I paid the price of some of those projects with an achy back. But I also got to meet with another pastor and discuss partnering our two churches in the planting of a new congregation in … More It’s 4:16 AM and I Want to Sleep
Monday is for Discussion “We must center our attention on the Word alone and leave consequences to its action. For may it not be that God Himself sends us these hours of reproof and dryness that we may be brought again to expect everything from His Word? ‘Seek God, not happiness’–this is the fundamental rule … More “Seek God, Not Happiness”
Weekend Musings My bride was reminded of a message I preached recently by this devotion today. If you are a pastor, it is always great to know your wife is listening to your messages! The fact is, if I have any impact in the world at all, it is largely a part of my bride’s … More Learning How to Ponder a Thought
Friday is for Heart Songs Another great offering from Kairos Journal. Don’t just enjoy your weekend, LIVE IT for the glory of the King. A Disciplined Ministry: Robert Murray M’Cheyne (1813 – 1843) In Dundee, Scotland, Robert Murray M’Cheyne lay dying of typhus at age 29, his soaring fever resistant to all treatment. But rather than focus on … More A Short and Powerful Life and its Secret
Wednesday is for Prayer Praise the LORD! I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart in the company of the upright, in the congregation. ( Psalm 111:1 ESV) What might happen to our corporate worship experience if we gave ourselves the evening before our assembling with the saints to meditating … More Giving Thanks with a Whole Heart
Thursday is for Discipleship “Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.” (Hebrews 12:3, ESV) Meditation on the life of Christ, specifically on the suffering of Christ seems to be a key ingredient to the writer of Hebrews’ disciple-growing strategy. Do you know what … More Is Meditation a Key to Spiritual Formation?
The beauty of a young composer and the offering of a daughter. Here’s the link in blue. Enjoy. Music for your meditation on the greatness of the gospel.