Blog (Page 34)

Blog (Page 34)

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…

Why the Gospel Amazes Me

The Gospel amazes me because… In of the gospel, the God who is eternally happy in his own glorious perfections, chooses to rejoice in the salvation of lumps of clay. In the gospel, scoffing rebels are chosen to receive adopting grace. In the gospel, God the Son, having unlimited strength, chooses to show his strength by veiling himself in human weakness and dying on…

Joni Eareckson Tada on Prayer

From Justin Taylor’s Blog Word-Woven Prayers Joni Eareckson Tada: Often I attend prayer meetings where various requests for healing, finances, safety in travel, or job promotions are divvied out. Naturally, we desire prayer for such things. But a closer look at God’s Word would reveal deeper and more divinely inspired ways to pray for friends and family. Is there a…

Sunday Morning Prayer

Lord, in just a few hours your people will gather to worship you, to encourage one another, and to hear from your Word. I pray that you would begin building our faith right now. Take our minds off of the distractions of our week and draw us away from the worldly attractions of our hearts. Fill our minds with thoughts of you, with views of your glory, and the comforting…