Monthly Archives: September 2009

Renewed Attitudes

Reading Isaiah again last night and I found myself challenged by the words that he spoke about a change that would happen with Gods people. Isaiah 29:23-24 ESV 23 For when he sees his children, the work of my hands, … Continue reading

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Jude

I guess that Jude is one of those short letters in the New Testament that gets overlooked all the time. After all what could 25 verses have to say about our situation and our life, particularly when so much of … Continue reading

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Lloyd-Jones on Seriousness in the Pulpit

The preacher must be a serious man; he must never give the impression that preaching is something light or superficial or trivial….What is happing [in the act of preaching] is that he is speaking to them from God, he is … Continue reading

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Terrifying

Last night we were reading through Isaiah 13 in our read through the Bible in a year plan and I have to say it was a sobering experience. The section is all about God’s judgement on Babylon but as with … Continue reading

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Learning to Pray

I have for a long time now found the book “Valley of Vision” a real help in my praying. Its a collection of some of the puritan prayers from 400 years ago. One of the things I love about the … Continue reading

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Accepted

Having spoken on prayer on Sunday I find myself in the middle of the week already struggling to get down to praying properly…again. And as usual it’s Satan’s well worn trick of telling me that God doesn’t love me because … Continue reading

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Luther on Music

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.” Martin Luther It’s great to sing isn’t it? I love … Continue reading

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