The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup, you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places: indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. Ps. 16:5-6 When I graduated high school I had to choose a "life verse" for the graduation ceremony. I chose Ps. 16:5-6. Years have passed and this … Continue reading Pleasant Boundary Lines (Looking Ahead At 2013)
Look up towards heaven. Remember that your everlasting rest is there. Meditate on its wonder and reality. Rise from sense to faith, by comparing heavenly with earthly joys, until you are transformed from a forgetful sinner, and a lover of the world, to an ardent lover of God. Meditate on heaven until you are changed … Continue reading Upwards
I am a very visual person. So, I find it very helpful to have visual reminders of Gospel truth. It helps me to preach to myself more than listen to myself (something my analytical mind does oh so often!). This is the current truth I'm preaching to my soul...
The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. Ps. 16:5-6 When I graduated from high school I had to submit a “life verse” for the ceremony. I chose Psalm 16:5-6. I was thinking back to … Continue reading Pleasant Places
at one stage of Christian experience we cannot believe unless we have some sign or some great manifestation of feeling. we feel our fleece, like Gideon, and if it is wet we are willing to trust God. this may be true faith, but it is imperfect. it always looks for feeling or some token beside … Continue reading Fully Trust His Word
Words and Music by Stephen Altrogge O Lord, You care for all the earth The flowers and the birds You provide their daily bread How much more You have cared for me You've met my greatest need When Christ hung on the tree So I know that You'll provide for me So God I trust … Continue reading So I Will Trust In You
Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to them despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelm us. -Jerry Bridges