Sunday is for Reality The following article from Kairos Journal is a welcome antidote to the mindless blameshifting rampant in our culture. Sometimes (most times) we feel guilty for one reason, … we ARE guilty. And when we are guilty, there is one remedy in the horizontal sphere of our lives, repentance. In the vertical dimension, … More The Moral Equivalent of Leprosy
Sunday Musings Believers are made as white as snow. Isaiah 64:6-7 6 We have all become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous deeds are like a polluted garment. We all fade like a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away. 7 There is no one who calls upon your … More My Best Days Were Filth, But He Has Made Me Clean
Wednesday is for Prayer I am being raked over the coals by my third reading of J.C. Ryle’s A Call to Prayer: An Urgent Plea to Enter into the Secret Place. You can kid yourself and delude yourself and hypnotize yourself into thinking you are too busy to pray or too distracted to pray or that you … More “Prayer will consume sin or sin will choke prayer.”
Thursday is for Discipleship “I do not know when I am more perfectly happy than when I am weeping for sin at the foot of the cross.” —C. H. Spurgeon The quote is from a message number 3272 in the collected sermons of Spurgeon and is titled, “How to Become Full of Joy.” The message … More How Sorrow’s Tears Produce Joy
No Finger Pointing, … Just sayin’. How serious are we in dealing with sin in our lives?
Weekend Musings Ever heard of a thing called “dispositional sins”? Me neither. But when my wife sent me this devotional from A.W. Tozer, I knew that I had seen them too often in my own life. Every read of Tozer is an apologetic for reading “older books.” Spiritual Warfare and Sin: Dispositional Sins Let all … More Spiritual Warfare and the Beast Within
Monday Discussion How many servants of God have I met in my 38 years as a Christian who are paralyzed by past mistakes? Too many to count. But we are a people who are “in Christ”, we stand forgiven, our lives have been redeemed, our Lord has promised to restore the years that the locust … More Rut, Rot or Personal Revival?
Friday is for Heart Songs More from the good Dr. Ryle. Can we really believe that people are praying against sin night and day, when we see them plunging into it? Can we suppose they pray against the world, when they are entirely absorbed and taken up with its pursuits? Can we think they really … More No Finger Pointing, … Just sayin’
Wednesday is for Prayer I am being raked over the coals by my third reading of J.C. Ryle’s A Call to Prayer: An Urgent Plea to Enter into the Secret Place. You can kid yourself and delude yourself and hypnotize yourself into thinking you are too busy to pray or too distracted to pray or that … More “Prayer will consume sin or sin will choke prayer.”
Friday is for Heart Songs My son has a new poem up on Youtube.com. He now has a new book of 50 of his poems (available on Amazon). You can see it below. Great, raw, honest stuff. Proud of you, son.