Whatever the cause, internal turmoil is the natural result of external instability. A tumultuous storm at sea picks up the ocean floor and tosses it about, making the water murky, dark, and foreboding. So likewise, the unpredictable circumstances of life unsettle us and cause us to feel tossed around. In those times, every manner of worry seems to rise to the surface of our souls. We often feel entangled in emotional seaweed and in danger of drowning in the murky waters of instability.
How can I escape my fear of man? Well, Witherspoon said, "It is only the fear of God that can deliver us from the fear of man." So I started checking out resources on the fear of God- and I came across this 2 minute sermon clip from John Piper. In it, he explains what... Continue Reading →
“God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?” Numbers 23:19 Trusting in God is a necessary means to the end of experiencing the many graces... Continue Reading →
“The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD is avenging and wrathful; the LORD takes vengeance on his adversaries and keeps wrath for his enemies” Nahum 1:2 "God does not take kindly to people who ignore Him; actually, He hates them (Psalm 5:5; 11:5). Ignoring God is a violent assault against the majesty... Continue Reading →
Trusting God begins with thinking about God in a right way. If we do not know God, we can't trust God. The following is a selection taken from the original Walking in Newness of Life. It begins to unfold some of the basics of what it means that God is perfectly holy and absolutely trustworthy.... Continue Reading →