Spurgeon: Our Lord was no fainthearted sentimentalist

As I read Psalm 69:1-18 today, I thought of my life and struggles I have faced. I thought of friends facing ugly, impossible situations.  I thought of David and the enemies that were pursuing him. Indeed, our circumstances can seem to be a “miry pit” or “deep waters.”     Save me, O God!        … More Spurgeon: Our Lord was no fainthearted sentimentalist

March 21 Psalm 68

March 21 Psalm 68 (ESV) God Shall Scatter His Enemies To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. A Song. 68:1 God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him! 2 As smoke is driven away, so you shall drive them away; as wax melts before fire, so the wicked … More March 21 Psalm 68

March 20 Psalm 67

March 20 Psalm 67 (ESV) Make Your Face Shine upon Us To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments. A Psalm. A Song. 67:1 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, Selah 2 that your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations. 3 Let the peoples … More March 20 Psalm 67

“Refining”: A process of being tested and tried

Our passage from Deuteronomy mentions “God testing us.” The Bible tells us that a believer is like gold or silver that must be “tried” in a furnace to remove all the impurities in the metal. What is that process of refining silver? Psalm 66:10 For you, O God, have tested us;  you have tried us as … More “Refining”: A process of being tested and tried