"... these seven prayer-pillars are not superfluous appendages to the design of my house- they are seven essential doctrines upon which I am building my life."
"My husband changed after we married. He would not look at me, talk to me or even say my name... As time went on and four children later, I thought of suicide... ...I began to search the Word for a way out of my marriage commitment...
“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength…” (NIV) As we experience more and more of the goodness of God in our relationship with Him, we are naturally led into deeper and deeper levels of holiness. For, the kindness that we experience in our relationship with God produces in... Continue Reading →
“The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.” Proverbs 29:25 Lord, please forgive me for allowing my fear of man to shape an ungodly view of church life in my soul. I confess that all too often, I have left church on Sunday mornings upset that I wasn’t... Continue Reading →
Shortly after Wilberforce's conversion to Christ, he felt the call of God on his life. He believed that the Lord was calling him to lead England in social reform- chiefly by ending the British involvement with the slave trade. To this end, he invested over thirty years of his life, and in so doing, became one of the... Continue Reading →
"Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.” Revelation 3:19 "Confession is the authenticating mark of repentance, and likewise, repentance is the authenticating mark of our confession. They are like two sides of the same coin. If we truly agree with God about our sin, we will make every effort... Continue Reading →
"When we confess our sin; we should name the exact times that we have committed our pet sins, the precise places that we are more likely to indulge our sinful appetites, and the people with whom we feel the freest and most comfortable committing our sin. If we do this we will be helped in... Continue Reading →
God hates gossip, slander, and other forms of maligning people. God wants us to love our neighbors - not treat them hatefully by talking about them behind their backs, or, even, insulting them to their faces. When God is using a difficult person to sanctify us, the goal should be to allow that person to... Continue Reading →
So yesterday's post was on prayer. Here is a 1 minute and 49 second sermon clip from David Platt on prayer. Specifically, it is a sermon clip dedicated to answering the question "Why is prayer necessary?" If I knew you personally, and I knew that you loved Jesus, and His glory more than anything- I... Continue Reading →