Biblical lament is an expression of sorrow poured out to God. It willingly bends under the pain of earthly circumstance and continues to trust in the face of doubt.
How creation and scripture inspire repentance
Repentance is a turning away from sin and toward God. It is the realization that our way is lacking and His is perfect. The author of Psalm 19 is saying that both creation and the law preach God in different ways and intend on leading us toward himself.
Transform Your Thought Life
Because of his love for us, he has given us a solution for our restless minds. His word. (The Bible) The Word. (Jesus) Yes, he has already given us the key for transforming our minds from lost to found, and it rests in our saying YES to him. By receiving and accepting wisdom we can grow in maturity, faithfulness, and holiness.
The Refiner’s fire
We get a peek into God’s point of view when it comes to allowing suffering in our lives. While we will never truly know why this or that was allowed to come upon us, the Word of God offers comfort through this concept of the refiner’s fire as a path to intimacy, fellowship, and righteousness before God. Is not this the end goal of every believer’s longing heart? Closeness with Him who loves our souls?
Let’s Read Proverbs
Designed for a 5-day week, these plans are kind and forgiving to the busy person who is prone to falling behind on reading because you have two extra weekend days to make it up. And even if you stay permanently behind, who cares? Reading the Bible is not a race to perfection; it is an intimate step into God’s heart for his people. Take it at your own pace and keep your eyes fixed on Jesus, the author of your faith (Hebrews 12:2).
A Christmas Meditation
And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Prayer, the right way
We may or may never see the end result we are hoping for in our prayers. We trust that God sees, hears, knows, and will act according to his justice one day.
God’s Delay, Our Joy
What shall we do in the meantime, while we wait in the painful place where comfort and peace feel so far away from our present situation? How can we make the jump from pain to joy? The answer is, we must wait well.
Introvert Culture & the Christian
As with everything worldly, there’s a fine line between what we are free to do and what is helpful.
What I’ve learned in 10 years of Blogging
It’s only when you start aligning your desires with His eternal ones, that you can truly be free to pursue your passions.