All this week I am posting a brief series in three movements: A morning praise to greet the day A mid-day praise to remind our hearts of our God’s greatness An evening praise to finish off the day Most of these will be infused with the language of the psalms based on a 30 day … More A Sabbath Week of Praise — Tuesday
Read Psalm 40 The School of Waiting It starts in Psalm 27:14, this theme of “waiting” for God to act, waiting for God to rescue his servant from desperation. Again and again, David says “Wait for the Lord”. In Psalm 37:7, and 10, and 34, David repeats the theme, then again in the Psalm 38:15 … More Psalm 40: The School of Waiting
Tuesday is for Prayer Read Psalm 39 We only slow down when we hurt. The rest of the time, we run around like we know what we are doing and stay just ahead of the puppy barking at our heals calling us to stop and pet him. He won’t bite. He wants to play. God is … More “Surely Every Man is a Mere Breath”
Read Psalm 39 Sitting in a coffee shop, (The Copper Pot) and thinking on the brevity of life. The older I get, (about to celebrate another decade’s end), the truer these words feel. They, the words of this text, have always been true of course. But their impact on my spirit grows deeper as I … More Coffee Pot Ponderings on Time and Worship
Monday Discussion How do you think about yourself and your life as a Christian? Who are you in Christ? What is a biblical way of thinking about the answer to those questions that can transform your spiritual life? Some more questions What is the self identity of the Christian? How is the believer to view … More What is a Christian? How Should He View Himself and His Mission?