In our Bible reading plan, we have days at the end of each month that are intentionally left open. How can you fill your daily time in the Word? Catch up if you are behind Start fresh with us in February, even if you didn’t read with us in January Take some advice from C.S. Lewis, and … More Let your heart sing!
Here is Part 2 from a commentary on Psalm 148-150 by Sam Storms of Enjoying God Ministries: Second, the focus of such adoration is always and ever God alone for who he is and what he’s done. We do not worship the world or revere the reflection. We fix our hearts on the Original, the … More Unlimited Praise for a Limitless God!
John Piper comments on Psalm 117: “Praise the LORD, all nations! Extol him, all peoples!” This is God’s purpose: that he be praised by all the peoples – that he be much of; that he be seen and savored and shown to be great. Missions is a cross-cultural movement aimed at helping people stop making … More Missions- Making Much of Jesus
Coty Pinckney says that in Mark 10:21-22, Jesus does two things: First, Jesus looks intently at him. The idea, I believe, is to get the young man to look at HIM and to quit looking at himself. This man is very wrapped up in what HE has done and what HE needs. Jesus already said … More How to Find Your Greatest Joy
C.S. Lewis, in Mere Christianity, writes (and it relates to the last two chapters of Leviticus that we are finishing up today): People often think of Christian morality as a kind of bargain in which God says, “If you keep a lot of rules I’ll reward you, and if you don’t I’ll do the other thing.” … More C.S. Lewis on Christianity and Rule-keeping
The following passage is taken from Lewis’ book,Reflections on the Psalms: “When I first began to draw near to belief in God and even for some time after it had been given to me, I found a stumbling block in the demand so clamorously made by all religious people that we should ‘praise’ God; still … More C.S. Lewis’ Reflections on the Psalms