277 times in the book of Deuteronomy, the prophet Moses writes as a reminder to Israel, that it is “The LORD your God“ with whom ancient Israel had to contend. God had rescued Israel. He redeemed her and made her His own possession, treasuring her above all other peoples, and making her the one through … More “He Loves You too Little”
A Morning Call to Worship for the 24th Day of the Month You will face a dozen things today that you had no clue about when the morning sun beckoned you to open your eyes. And in the rush to “get on with it” you may loss sight of Him. There is a shower to … More Whether We See It in the Moment Or Not
Crying Out to God for Deliverance from Ourselves. American Christians need to come to grips with the fact that God wants our humiliation before Him. He wants to strip us of our pride so that we would humbly bow before Him and gain a new vision of His glory and majesty and new purpose for … More A Mid-Day Prayer for Revival
Startling fact: Every 1/40th of a second, the retina of your eye can transmit a new image consisting of more than 100 million bits of information. Yeah, that didn’t happen by chance! No matter how many years you add to your evolutionary continuum. All hail the Creator! “The eye is the lamp of your body; … More All Hail the Creator!
A Morning Call to Worship “Our Mighty Rock, our Refuge, our LORD,has watched us as we sleptand has prepared good works for usto walk in this day. Some of those good works are words we will speak, care we will give, a smile we will shine, a note we will write, … More Use the Day. Spend it Well.
“For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him. He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:16-17
“Edwards challenges the idea that we can be true Christians apart from a growing life of private prayer. If we lack that, we may as well face up to the fact that we are hypocrites.” Today, a dear friend and prayer warrior pointed me to T. M. Moore’s, Give Him No Rest: Readings, Meditations, and … More When Private Prayer Condemns Us
Someone (unnamed) asked me this question in an online forum: “How did you get close to God again? I’m not sinning, like doing drugs or drinking or swearing, but I get mad easily and don’t feel that connection with God. I’m young and I just want my relationship with God back.” So if your passion … More A Passionless Christian Asked a Question.
Isaiah 5:20 “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Indisputable facts: When biological men are called women because they “identify as female” When biological women are called men because they “identify as male” When men … More Living Under a Prophetic “Woe”
This week I contemplated how to speak the gospel to my own baby boomer generation–all of them. A FaceBook world encourages grandiose thoughts like that. My thoughts ran along the lines of reminding all my fellow boomers that we aren’t getting any younger. Not one of us can add sand to the top of the … More It is Almost Over for Baby Boomers