Friday marked my 33rd birthday. I know we celebrate a new year on January 1, but I’ve been thinking about how my birthday is the beginning of a new year for me. Seen in that light, I was thinking today about what the Lord… Continue Reading “Here we go, 34”
May I never fail to come to the knowledge of the truth, never rest in a system of doctrine, however scriptural, that does not bring or further salvation, or teach me to deny ungodliness and worldly lusts, or help me to live soberly, righteously,… Continue Reading “May I Never…”
Make it my chiefest joy to study thee, meditate on thee, gaze on thee, sit like Mary at thy feet, lean like John on thy breast, appeal like Peter to thy love, count like Paul all things dung.
John 17:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven… Jesus had a prayer life such that when the disciples heard him pray, they asked, “Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1). My pastor asked us this morning, “What… Continue Reading “Learning to pray”
I hope you and yours have had a very merry Christmas morning. I did something new this morning: I heated a crockpot full of water so that Karl and the kids could make cocoa or tea. It’s going to stay hot for them all… Continue Reading “Reason to Rejoice”