Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Psalms

The Potter’s Choice Tool

PSALM 119:71 – It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes. THEME OF THE DAY. THE POTTER’S CHOICE TOOL. It goes beyond just the reality of life in a sin-cursed world. It isn’t just something everyone experiences in life. It is the chief tool, yes, the chief tool, our God uses to do the greatest…

The Two Basics Of The Christian Life

PSALM 119:170 – Let my plea come before you; deliver me according to your word. THEME OF THE DAY. THE TWO BASICS OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. Today’s scripture is short but loaded with instruction. The Psalmist who wrote it is a model for living out the Christian life. He offers us two basic truths that are to mark our walk with the…

Our Heart Attitude Towards God’s Word

PSALM 119:161 – Princes persecute me without cause, but my heart stands in awe of your words. THEME OF THE DAY. OUR HEART ATTITUDE TOWARD GOD’S WORD. How do we approach God’s Word? I am not referring to how we read and study it. The question is more of attitude than action. And the answer to the question will go a very…

Talking To Ourselves

PSALM 42:5 – Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation THEME OF THE DAY. TALKING TO OURSELVES. It is the person we hold the most conversations with, and that person is not another human being. It is ourselves. All through the day…

Overcoming Spiritual Amnesia

PSALM 119:65 – You have dealt well with your servant, O Lord, according to your word. THEME OF THE DAY. OVERCOMING SPIRITUAL AMNESIA. We forget things. It is part of our “fallen creature-ness” and our flawed human make-up. It could be as simple as forgetting where we laid a set of car keys or an appointment we failed to write down, trusted…

The Lessons Learned By Waiting On God

PSALM 40:1-3 – I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear,…