Lament : to mourn aloud; to wail. 1 : to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for, … often demonstratively : to mourn 2 : to regret strongly A new series begins next Sunday. Each day at midnight, I will post a series of three laments, one to correspond to each of the three “hours” … More A Sabbath Week of Lament — Sunday
Reading with the Pastor Psalms 64-65 “Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; Preserve my life from dread of the enemy.” Psalm 64:1 (ESV) I am reading a book written by one of my professors from seminary. For years I have looked upon him as one of the great gifts to the … More Fighting Depression and Anxiety Well
Sunday Musings Awesome is God in His sanctuary The God of Israel— He is the one who gives power and strength to His people. Blessed be God. Psalm 68:35 This was the benediction to today’s service and, in the sovereignty of God, the perfect ending to music, … More God, Not Us, is the Lord of His Church
First Picture Judas betrays Christ for 30 pieces of silver and then when he sees that Jesus is condemned to death returns to the chief priests and elders of Israel and says “I have betrayed innocent blood.” They, however, show no remorse or retreat from their decision to kill Jesus whereupon, Judas takes the money and … More Warped Righteousness
Saturday Afternoon Musings I heard a marvelous message from Psalm 32 from my friend John Crooker, serving as the Interim Pastor at Trinity Church about a month or two ago when I visit Trinity Church. It is always a joy to hear the word of God poured through a godly man’s heart, with a love … More Goodbye Illinois
Sunday Musings I referred to Dr. Ferguson’s book in an earlier post this week and recommended it as a great read for all of us. I was privileged to have Sinclair Ferguson for a Th.M. class on the Westminster Confession some years ago and have been a fan of his preaching and writing ever since. In … More Running to the Wonderful Counselor
Psalm 32:1-2 (ESV) 1 A Maskil of David. Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. 2 Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. Can a sinner in need ever grow weary of these verses? This one can’t.