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Which Promises Are For Me? – Jen Wilkin
If a promise in Scripture appeals to you, ask yourself why. What fear or need underlies your desire to claim that promise for yourself? What security are you looking for beyond the soul security you are guaranteed in Christ? Does claiming that promise help you submit to God’s rule? Are you defining its fulfillment in terms of your own limited understanding? Would its fulfillment help you grow in godliness and humility?
Called to be Disciples – Tim Keller sermon
Don’t Waste the Days When You Feel Little Need for God – Tim Challies
And just so, it is when we encounter deep sorrows and losses that we are most thankful to have fostered a relationship with the Lord. It is when we are in the dark valley that we are most thankful to know the Good Shepherd, when we are in the deepest distress that we are most grateful to know the great Healer, when we are in the greatest agony that it’s most needful to know the great Physician. It is in these times that it proves so important to have established and fostered a relationship with the Lord.
What We’ll Face – Matt Chandler
Is The Name Of God The Sound Of Our Breathing? – Jason Gray
A wonderful question rises to excite the imagination: what if the name of God is the sound of breathing? This is a beautiful thought to me, especially considering that for centuries there have been those who have insisted that the name of God is so holy that we dare not speak it because of how unworthy we are. How generous of God to choose to give himself a name that we can’t help but speak every moment we’re alive. All of us, always, everywhere, waking, sleeping, with the name of God on our lips.
Why Consistency Matters in Motherhood – Christina Fox
Moms, let’s think of consistent parenting, not as an impossible rule to follow, but as an opportunity to show our children who God is. Each time we are consistent, we image God to them; we show them who he is. And on those days when we are inconsistent, we have an opportunity then too—an opportunity to model for our children how to appropriate the gospel of grace to our struggles and sins.
The Vitality of the Crucified Life – The Elisabeth Elliot Podcast
Our God-Sized Ordinary: Six Ways to See the Holy Spirit – Desiring God
Yes, life in the Spirit — for now — often feels ordinary. We eat and drink, work and sleep, toil and spin, and then do it all again tomorrow. But none of now is the same as it was, not even our morning coffee or our afternoon snack. “Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). This glory doesn’t skip meals; it invades them. And who empowers us to eat and drink and do everything for the glory of God? The Spirit.
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