I’m culling my library down and giving a lot of books away, selling others and stockpiling books to share and gift to others who might be blessed by them as much as I have. Along the way, I am rereading some classics one of which is this one by John Piper. “If we don’t feel … More Is Your Soul Stuffed with Small Things?
The essential ingredient to what? Discipleship of course. The opening paragraphs of Bonhoeffer’s Life Together “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” (Ps. 133:1) In the following we shall consider a number of directions and precepts that the Scriptures provide us for our life together under the … More Community – the Essential Ingredient
Christmas is a great time to renew our pattern and fervor for prayer. Here’s a link to help do both. Broken by the Need for Prayer
I’ve seen this clip before. But it is always worth another listen. Scholar D.A. Carson speaks of the ground of our faith with an encouraging illustration that takes us back to the Passover and forward to the Christmas, and Good Friday and Easter. This may be one of the best 3 minutes and 28 seconds … More The Ground of Our Assurance
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