Daily Thoughts Blog

A Life of Faith

“Trust in Him at all times.” – Psalm 62:8 Let me commend to you a life of trust in God in temporal things. Trusting in God, you will not be compelled to mourn because you have used sinful means to grow rich. Serve God with integrity, and if you achieve no success, at least no sin […]

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Voices of Wisdom

We are more afraid of indulging the sinful nature than we are of falling into legalism. Yet legalism does indulge the sinful nature because it fosters self-righteousness and religious pride. – Jerry Bridges Contentment with your circumstances and situation, and confidence in God will make life peaceful and happy. It is not what a man has but what […]

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A Real Life of Faith

No matter how peaceable and congenial you may be, when you commit yourself to a life of faith, you have declared war. The enemy will surely challenge you on every side. He will threaten you with the loss of everything you hold dear. He will promise you material, social, and religious ruin and will do everything in […]

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Daily Thoughts: Gospel Wisdom

If your Gospel isn’t touching others, it hasn’t touched you! –Curry R. Blake I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light — John Keith Falconer We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has […]

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The Deep Humanity of the Scriptures

Nothing strikes me so much in life‘s great sorrows and trials as the deep humanity of the Scriptures and of Him, of whom the Scriptures testify. Hymns and most human compositions of a devout kind breathe far too pure and difficult kind of air; they rise to far too sunny and unclouded heights for my struggling soul to […]

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I need Thee, O, I need Thee

“O God, forasmuch as without Thee we are not able to please Thee, mercifully grant that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord.” – Gelasian Sacramentary, A.D. 494 Thou that swellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice; cause me to hear it. Cause me […]

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Praying for our Children

Father, hear us, we are praying, Hear the words our hearts are saying, We are praying for our children. Keep them from the powers of evil, From the secret, hidden peril, Father, hear us for our children. From the whirlpool that would suck them, From the treacherous quicksand pluck them, Father, hear us for our […]

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Conversion

Conversion is a work that God begins and perfects. It is for His sake that He begins the work and for His praise that He sees it through. – Paul Washer

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Is God in the Camp?

Israel’s realization was that no outward prosperity and no type of success had compensated for the absence of God. What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul? Christian people, I am not asking you whether you’re living a good life or if you’re happy. I’m not […]

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Courageous Preachers

Where are the preachers today like John Knox? The problem with preachers today is that no one wants to kill them anymore. – Steven Lawson

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