"So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee."Psalms 73:22 Remember this is the confession of the man after God's own heart; and in telling us his inner life, he writes, "So foolish was I, and ignorant." The word "foolish," here, means more than it signifies in ordinary language. David, in … Continue reading Thought for the Day (July 28)
by John MacArthur | Grace to You Hebrews 10:38-11:3 https://youtu.be/P0RNve6DG6M The eleventh chapter of Hebrews, you can turn to it if you want, is known by many names. It is called the hall of fame. It is called the heroes of faith. It is called the honor roll of the saints. It is called the … Continue reading What Faith Is
"Thy gentleness hath made me great." Psa 18:35 It will be generally agreed that David was one of the great men of the race. In his trust and courage and leadership and genius he stands among the heroes of humanity. Now David had had a strange and varied life. He had been hunted like a … Continue reading The Gentleness of God (Part I)
by Lysa Terkeurst “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” Isaiah 26:3 (ESV) Looking to our feelings to steady our souls instead of Truth is dangerous ground. I saw a vivid depiction of this several years ago when we remodeled our house. I invited a … Continue reading When Peace Feels Impossible
"He hath put a new song in my mouth." (Psa_40:3) When anybody sings it is an outward token of an inward happiness. Despondent people very seldom sing. When a man sings as he walks the country road it means that he has a heart of peace. When he sings while he is dressing in the … Continue reading The New Song
"I am God, and there is none like Me" Psalm 27:13 NKJV David was a giant killer, a psalm writer, and Israel's most popular king. But when the stresses of life brought him to his breaking point, he wrote, "I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of … Continue reading Are you at your breaking point?
“Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, How glorious was the king of Israel today, who uncovered himself today in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovers himself! And David said unto Michal, … Continue reading The Jeer of Sarcasm and the Retort of Piety.
“And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfill it.” Col_4:17 Have you ever been in a place where the phone kept ringing and nobody answered it? In moments like that it seems everybody is busy with something else, assuming that somebody else will answer … Continue reading Answer the Call
Bible Reading: John 11:33-44 Some years ago I heard someone talk about why David was a man after God’s own heart. I have long forgotten both the occasion and the speaker, but have never forgotten one of his thoughts. He said that one of the reasons why David was a man after God’s own heart was … Continue reading The Emotions of Jesus