Glitter or Gold?

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. —Psalm 73:25 Here the psalmist is struggling with the ancient stumbling block of the present prosperity of wicked, godless men and the troubles of the godly man.  “Why do bad things happen to good people?” is the … More Glitter or Gold?

God’s strength displayed in our weaknesses

…as your days, so shall your strength be. “There is none like God, O Jeshurun, who rides through the heavens to your help, through the skies in his majesty. The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms. —Deuteronomy 33:25-26 As we end March’s designated Bible reading in Deuteronomy today, we come to Moses’ final blessing … More God’s strength displayed in our weaknesses

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