Blessings to you today.
(Yesterday on the blog: Does Nick Send Me Signs?)
“The Song of Songs is the most lukewarmly debated book in the Bible. There’s some engagement, but not enough. While the arguments and interpretations of Revelation run red-hot, Song of Songs tends to be entrenched in assumptions. I want you to rethink what you might think about the Song of Songs.” That’s not a bad thing to consider.
“The son of God, the darling of heaven, the eternal word, the shaper of worlds, the sustainer of life, the author of faith, the coming judge, the lamb of God—wept. Take comfort—your tears have good company.”
“Jesus Christ is the Prophet, Priest, and King of the church. But what does His kingly reign look like right now?” Harry Reeder answers in this video from Ligonier.
“The hardest question for a pastor and especially a church planter, to answer is: How is your church going? It is a common question. It is akin to: How are you doing? It is also a loaded question. There are so many ways to answer and so many layers depending on the interest level of the listener, the social context you’re in, and if you consumed an oversized burrito for lunch.”
This is a good question: what kind of a man tracks down his enemy and has opportunity to harm him, yet lets him go unscathed?
Rebekah offers “three questions to ask the next time you’re faced with a difficult situation in life.”
Ambition is good, but it needs to be strengthened by at least two other crucial traits: character and self-discipline.
The cup which my Saviour giveth me, can it be any thing but a cup of salvation? —Alexander Maclaren