Tagged: “love”

The Best Christmas Gifts

With the financial shortfall in many homes, we’ve been thinking about making the most of our money & that single opportunity we share at Christmas to give the ‘perfect’ present. These are not the only gifts that would qualify as good (by far) – but they are a good start. I figured we can learn […]

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The Presents God Desires

The Prophet Micah asked a question that I’ve often asked myself: What does God want from me?  What can I give Him that He’ll really like?  The answer came quickly: “to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God” (Micah 6:6-8).  What is most interesting about this is the parallels […]

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What It Means to Bless the Lord

This devotion was written by Dr. John Piper and may be found on the Solid Joys portion of the Desiring God website. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! (Psalm 103:1) The psalm begins and ends with the psalmist preaching to his soul to bless the Lord—and […]

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Go & Tell

Luke 8:26-39 One of my favorite things to hear are the testimonies of fellow believers. I love to hear how the faithfulness of God always provides a way when there is no way. I love to hear when the grace of God reaches down into the darkness and brings a heart to life. I love […]

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Take This Survey

“I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; behold, I have not restrained my lips, as you know, O Lord.  I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart;  I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation;  I have not concealed  your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great […]

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Love. Like. Live.

Romans 11:36 This is a very simple thought that the Lord has been plowing into my heart the last several months.  It seems like every circumstance for the past little while or so has pointed back to this principle: Love People, Like Things, Live for God. Loving people should always come before liking things.  When […]

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Waiting Faithfully

Read or Listen: Hebrews 12:2 Before my wife and I got married we had a favorite CD:  Eric & Leslie Ludy.  The album was called “faithfully” and there was a song by that title.  It spoke about waiting for your prince (or princess).  You don’t do anything to hurt the future relationship, but cherish it right […]

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