My friends, rather than upload a recording of my talk, I thought I'd simply write out my notes in an easy-to-read format for you. (This way, you also don't have to hear me, over and over again, become emotional as I speak 🙂 .....Christ has used this passage so powerfully in my life since the … Continue reading “The Lord Is My Shepherd” – An In-Depth Study of Psalm 23 (Session 1, Vs 1)
I called him but he did not answer. (Song of Songs 5:6) The words of a worship/scripture chorus we used to always sing with our students states: “Keep on praying – in the Spirit; Ephesians 6:18 says, ‘keep on praying….” Not seeing immediate, tangible answers to our prayers in no way means that God isn't … Continue reading When You Feel Like God Isn’t Listening
INTRODUCTION TO SERIES: Since the passing of my son last May, Jordan, no biblical passage has comforted my mind & soul more than the 23rd Psalm. Quoting it has saved me, more than once, from losing my mind. The power of God's Word - in particular, this passage - in setting me free from a … Continue reading “The Lord Is My Shepherd” – How This Phrase Has Kept Me From Losing My Mind
I saw this link posted by a friend of mine on Facebook. Regardless of what role you serve in a local church, this is excellent advice, from an excellent preacher/teacher, Chuck Swindoll. (And you'll love the definition of "Longhorn Sermons.") http://insightforliving.typepad.com/insight_for_living_blog/2014/02/longhorn-sermon.html Soli Deo Gloria, Nick
"And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching." (Hebrews 10:24-25) The Christian "blogoshpere" blew up last week when popular Christian author, … Continue reading Church? Not For Me.
“Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), be vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.” (1 Peter 5:8, Amplified) It was a gorgeous day at Busch Gardens on May 12, 2002. The Tampa, … Continue reading You’ll Never See It Coming
Lewis is spot-on. The rest of the story, which Lewis also knew well, is recorded for us in the Bible: "For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God..." (1 Peter 3:18) https://twitter.com/cslewisdaily/status/429697566733635584