This was passed on to me from the Empowering Christian Woman website in 2014. It works for 2018 too and it is quite good and a welcome reminder that the word of God is timeless. I have added a few of my own. It’s Not Too Late to Make Predictions for 2018 You and your … More Top Twenty-five Predictions for 2018
Reading with the Pastor Matthew 13 and Psalm 35 Today we get to go back and read one of the pivotal chapters in Matthew, an entire chapter filled with parables of the Kingdom. I love this chapter and can’t wait to preach it sometime later this year. Jesus tells us what the Kingdom of God is … More The Book is Yours
Revised and reposted because Bonhoeffer is always relevant and he points us to the importance of the word of God in achieving any lasting happiness. Happiness is not achieved by seeking it but by seeking that which is the source of all happiness–God Himself. For more see: “Seek God, Not Happiness”.
Years ago, it what seems like another life, I taught preaching at a seminary in California for 5 years. It was a great time in my life and today it is an incredible honor to know that some of my students serve on 5 different contintents. Sometime this year, I am hoping to begin training … More Some Basic Words on Preaching the Word in a History Channel World
Thursday is for Discipleship “The God of the Bible has spoken in His Son. The light of the knowledge of His glory is given to us in the face of Jesus Christ. Do I look habitually to the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ as showing me the final truth about the nature … More Do I Look Habitually to the Person and Work of Jesus Christ?
Sunday Afternoon Musings If I could have a do-over on parenting my children, I might have them memorize every one of the verses below. Why? Because these verses serve to impress upon the heart the non-negotiable nature of the word of God … for life and happiness, for purpose and holiness, for strength against sin … More If I Could have a Do-over on Parenting My Kids
Tuesday is for Preaching “You and I need bread for the body (Matt. 6:11), but we must not live by physical bread alone. We also need food for the inner person to satisfy our spiritual needs. This food is the Word of God (Ps. 119:103; Jer. 15:16; 1 Peter 2:2). What digestion is to the … More Hungry to Learn and Eager to Apply
Sunday Musings Preached on Ezra 7:6-10 this morning. Here’s the outline: We need to be doers of the word, walking into the day with hearts atune and ready to do the will of God. Here’s how the process starts. Set Your Heart in the Direction of the Word of God. Set the Pattern of Your … More A Jealous God Longs for Your Affections
Thursday is for Discipleship 1 Thessalonians 2:13-14 (ESV) And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. For … More Proofs of Authentic Faith: Reception and Suffering
Paying attention to the text of Psalm 107 Some observations filled with awe. Verses 6, 13, 19, 28 are identical Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble and he delivered them from their distress. Verses 8, 15, 21, 31 are identical … More He is a Hungry God