The world can seem so dark. Wars, the rumor of wars, etc. Genocide. Religious persecution. Economical and political instability. It would be so easy to despair. I feel it, like a weight, pressing me down. And then God reminds me He is still sovereign, still reigning supreme, and still in control, though I don't see … Continue reading Despair and Faith
"Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart." Psalm 37:4 When we delight ourselves in the Lord, we are desiring God above all. Then our desires will be His desires. He is pleased to give us Himself. And He is pleased and glorified when we are satisfied in … Continue reading What the heart desires
I think I've shared the lyrics to this song before, but this is my song of the day. I've loved the lyrics to "So Long Self" by MercyMe from the first moment I heard it, but it seems to resonate particularly strongly with me today. Well if I come across a little bit distant It's just because … Continue reading So Long Self
God is not just concerned with the big things. He is concerned with all things...especially the small things.
Tips on reading the Bible without getting bogged down or side-tracked.
How can music artists sing of the birth of Christ with such passion and not be brought to their knees?
Jude, as a biblical author, impresses me. He impresses me for his humility. Jude was one of Jesus’ brothers…or rather half-brothers seeing as how Jesus father was God the Father and Jude’s father was Joseph. Even so, he was Jesus brother. Yet in his intro, he doesn’t claim brotherhood with Christ. Rather he says, “a … Continue reading Jude