Blog (Page 33)

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Suday Morning Prayer

Lord, show your people your glory this morning. Reveal your matchless worth and wean your children away from the lesser glories of this earth. Destroy idols that have distracted your saints from knowing you. Point the eyes of every redeemed sinner to the assurance of your steadfast love. Open blind eyes to your truth. Holy Spirit, show forth the light of God’s glory…

Gospel Wakefulness

I am currently reading and enjoying Jared Wilson’s book Gospel Wakefulness. The book is packed with gospel-centering challenges and gospel-celebrating insights. Here are a few quotes from my reading. “An implied gospel is a gospel FAIL. This is why it’s crucial to center our teaching, our worship, our service, and the rest of all our lives on the gospel…

Like A Child

Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:3 Lord, make me more like a child today. Make me less cynical and more hopeful. Make me more eager to ask you for impossible things and more excited to be with you. Make me look forward to the next adventure that you have planned for me. Make me less aware…

The Glory of the Lord

How does the gospel reveal God’s glory? The glory of God is the worth of all of his attributes and his attributes are seen most clearly in the gospel. The gospel reveals the righteousness of God–righteousness displayed in the perfect obedience of God the Son lived within the world of fallen men. He was tempted in every way as we are yet without sin. The gospel…

Sunday Morning Prayer

Lord, please bless us with the sense of your nearness this morning. We gather as your people, declaring your eternal character and saving grace. Please draw near to us and reveal to our eyes of faith the glory that you have had for all ages. I pray that any who come this morning with doubts of your love would be assured of your affection in the gospel. I pray that any who…

Boasting in Weakness Pt. 4

Every moment and every area of our life is an opportunity to boast in our weakness–to cry out for God’s strength. After all, the Lord sustains every heart beat and every breath. We have nothing that he doesn’t provide. Sadly, most of our moments are spent assuming our self-sufficiency. However, in his kindness he often peels back our typical blindness…