Reading with the Pastor (on Memorial Day) Matthew 5-7 and Psalm 34 Matthew’s gospel emphasized Jesus’ teaching. We have finished Matthew and on Thursday will start into Mark. Here’s a little bit of a look forward of what we are going to find. Mark puts emphasis on Jesus’ works and authority. Jesus is always moving. The … More Discovering Jesus
Sunday Afternoon Musings Psalm 34:18 (ESV) 18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted . and saves the crushed in spirit. Priceless truth to hold on to the midst of a sometimes brokenhearted-joy.
Wednesday is for Exalting Christ I have preached this truth for almost 30 years. Of course there are others, like John Piper who says it better than I can. Jesus is glorious. Jesus is good. Jesus is sovereign. Jesus can always be trusted. Jesus is the treasure in the field. Nothing is more valuable than … More God is Most Glorified When I Am Most Satisfied in Him
“You see,” Dr. Iverson said, “If you are broken, you don’t have to ask to be used. God delights to use broken people. That’s the only way to be filled and it’s the only way to become useable.” (For more see …) via Spirit of the Living God, Break Me in Pieces.
Tuesday Musings: Brokenness vs Usefulness We called him “Wild Bill.” Closer to sixty than forty, Dr. Bill Iverson was not your typical seminary professor. A gifted evangelist and an original thinker, Bill was always challenging either what you thought or what you did as a Christian. Bill impacted my life in many ways but the story … More Spirit of the Living God, Break Me in Pieces