Our pilgrim has come far on his journey. In his first few songs, he consecrated himself for the climb to Jerusalem. He also realized God would help him on the path, and he celebrated the gathering together of God's people. But his journey, like ours, is about interaction with God, not only in the sublime and spiritual, but in the daily and earthy stuff of life. (15 Minutes, 3800 Words)Read more
Are You Anchored In God's Promise?
Hebrews 6:18 says we can "have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us." You might immediately think of a hope or a dream. As the author tells of Abraham and how he clung to God's promise, you might find the strength to hold onto promises you think God has personally made to you. (10 Minutes/2600 Words)Read more
Get Help For Your Weaknesses From Your High Priest
Even a cursory glance at the Psalms shows us that God wants to help his people. Time and time again, in their national prayer book, on inspired by God's Spirit, the people of Israel asked God for his help. "In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help" (Psalm 18:6). (20 Minutes, 3200 Words)Read more
How To Respond To The Brevity Of Life
Inhale, then exhale. The lungs expand and retract, the good stuff in, the bad stuff out. All day long, during sleep, while awake, your body breathes. You do it without thinking. A breathe occurs, and you do not remember it; its brevity is astounding. (5 Minutes/700 Words)Read more
It would have been awesome to have been part of the first church. But instead, I was born in 1978. Still, in my mind, I am part of that first church. That age still exists. I’m in it...
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