Just read this this morning and I didn’t want it to get lost. I suspect I will need to refer many people to it in the years ahead. The article comes from THE GOSPEL COALITION. Here’s the Link.
Read Psalm 88 Sometimes called the “saddest psalm in the psalter” Psalm 88 is a psalm of deepest despair. But it is despair out of which there is a beam of hope shining brightly in the midst of its gloom. The English Standard editors supply the following heading: I Cry Out Day and Night Before … More 18 Verses, 1 Request: The Saddest Song in the Psalter
Wonderful discussion tonight led by our worship pastor over Bonhoeffer’s Life Together. I was reminded again of this particular quote/suggestion. Our teacher for the evening asked a good question? “How can we give God the first and last word of the day?” The question got me thinking as I drove home from the discussion. So, … More Bonhoeffer on Beginning and Ending the Day
Because there is a grandeur to God there should be a happy joy in our response. That is what the 100th Psalm is all about. The great preacher C. H. Spurgeon, commented on the 100th psalm, saying: “Our happy God should be worshipped by a happy people. . . . ….Never will the world be … More A Love that Endures Forever (Psalm 100)
Enjoy! Open your Bible. Turn to Psalm 91. Read. Listen. Worship the King.
Psalm 85 Revive Us Again To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. 1 Yahweh, you were favorable to your land; (1) They remembered God’s faithfulness in the past. you restored the fortunes of Jacob.2 You forgave the iniquity of your … More How Did the Sons of Korah Pray for Revival
I am working on editing a book for a friend and at the same time listening to some music from the husband and wife team called “Poor Bishop Hooper”. I cannot recommend this more highly for a day of rest, or a day of prayer, or on a loop for your Sabbath day respite from … More Instrumental Music for a Day of Rest, a Sabbath
Thursday Morning A Morning Call to Worship A Song of Ascents. 1 Out of the depths I called to You, O Yahweh.2 O Lord, hear my voice! Let Your ears be attentive To the voice of my supplications.3 If You should keep iniquities, O Yah, O Lord, who could stand?4 But with You there is … More Psalm 130 A Morning Call to Worship
The word “gap” only appears once in the Bible. Once. And Ezekiel 22:30 is that one time. The nation of Israel was a mess. They had turned from God. The cities had become violent and crime ridden. Immorality was rampant. Liars dominated the leadership structures in the Temple and the government. Greed rather than grace … More It Only Appears Once in the Bible
2 Thessalonians 3:13 As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good. Hebrews 12:3 Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted. Let’s follow Cotton Mathers example, no matter how long it takes. Let’s give ourselves to prayer for the revival of the nation. He can do … More The Nation’s Need