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Give Yourself To Prayer

Give Yourself To Prayer I give myself to prayer. (Psalms 109:4, NKJV) We need to do this too. Active, ongoing prayer is an essential part of a victorious Christian life. Give give yourself to seek God in prayer!Click To Tweet Thank you for reading L...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 21, 2015

Sing Unto The Lord

THOT 4 2 Day — 04.20.15  04.20 Leviticus 24 Psalms 31 Ecclesiastes 7 2 Timothy 3 “I would not even attempt to tell you how many hymnbooks are piled up in my study. I cannot sing a lick, but that is nobody’s business. God thinks I a...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 20, 2015

Links I like

Kindle deals for Christian readers This week’s Crossway deals focus on biblical authority: Against the Gods by John D. Currid—$1.99 Ancient Word, Changing Worlds by Stephen J. Nichols & Eric T. Brandt—$2.99 Inerrancy and Worldview ...
by Blogging Theologically on Apr 20, 2015

Yield Your Heart

THOT 4 2 Day — 04.17.15 04.17 (Friday) Leviticus 21 Psalms 26-27 Ecclesiastes 4 1 Timothy 6 04.18 (Saturday) Leviticus 22 Psalms 28-29 Ecclesiastes 5 2 Timothy 1 The work of the Spirit in the human heart is not an unconscious or automatic thing...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 17, 2015

To See the Sky

Stonehenge. The very name evokes mystery and myth. Although archaeology has revealed more about the monument than any mere visual survey, we are still very much in the dark about its origin and purpose. With one exception: we know it … Continue...

Singing in the first person: on “I” and “we” in worship

Recently I went along with a friend to a Hillsong worship service. I was reminded again that one of the distinctive marks of Pentecostal worship isn’t just the style of music but also the prominence of the first person singular. In mainline Protes...
by Faith and Theology on Mar 20, 2015

Book Review: DeClaissé-Walford, Jacobson, and Tanner, Psalms (NICOT)

DeClaissé-Walford, Nancy J., Rolf A. Jacobson, and Beth LaNeel Tanner. Psalms. NICOT; Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2014. 1073 pp. Hb; $60.   Link to Eerdmans I have occasionally taught through sections of the Psalms and found the lack of quality...
by Reading Acts on Mar 17, 2015

Biblical Weather

On President’s Day, my wife pointed out an article in the New Jersey Star-Ledger headlined, “‘Biblical’ snowstorms battering New England.” She asked, reasonably enough, “What makes a snowstorm biblical?” Since I have written a book on t...

Psalms of Lament

Fate can be decidedly cruel sometimes.  Accidental discoveries can be the most painful of all.  As my regular readers know, I wrote a book on the Psalms (Weathering the Psalms, Wipf & Stock—on sale now!) while teaching at Nashotah House ̷...

the sailor’s psalm 23

The Lord is my pilot, I shall not drift. He guides me across the dark waters. He steers me through deep channels. He keeps my log. Yea, though I sail ‘mid the thunders and tempest of life, I shall dread no anger, for He is with me; His love and His...

Weather to Panic

Over the long weekend, our furnace kicked off two days in a row. This January has been chillier than some, and we’ve been sitting around with blankets on our laps waiting for the air temperature to reach a tolerable level. … Continue reading...

Sermon on Psalm 1

“Characteristics of the Successful Believer” – Psalm 1 Psalm 1 begins the longest book in the Bible by contrasting two different lifestyles. What are the characteristics of a successful believer? DIRECTED BY THE WORD – 1:1: If we want...
by How to be saved on Jan 14, 2015

Maritime Dreams

Early in my teaching career, I used to arrive in Milwaukee on a train after midnight. A student from Nashotah House on work-study would pick me up at the train station and drive me the thirty miles to the seminary … Continue reading →...

Maritime Dreams

Early in my teaching career, I used to arrive in Milwaukee on a train after midnight. A student from Nashotah House on work-study would pick me up at the train station and drive me the thirty miles to the seminary … Continue reading →...

Quoting “happy” passages at people in pain

This post contains an excerpt from the book God Behaving Badly by David Lamb – book review here. In case …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jan 7, 2015

Quoting “happy” passages at people in pain

This post contains an excerpt from the book God Behaving Badly by David Lamb – book review here. In case …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jan 7, 2015

hymnal: Praise to the Holiest in the height

Praise to the Holiest in the height, and in the depth be praise; in all his words most wonderful, most sure in all his ways! O loving wisdom of our God! When all was sin and shame, a second Adam to the fight and to the rescue came. O wisest love! tha...

hymnal: Praise to the Holiest in the height

Praise to the Holiest in the height, and in the depth be praise; in all his words most wonderful, most sure in all his ways! O loving wisdom of our God! When all was sin and shame, a second Adam to the fight and to the rescue came. O wisest love! tha...
by You are Delivered! Be Free! on Jan 4, 2015

Sunday Quotes 12.28.14

Read your Bible in 1 year 12.28 2 Chronicles 33 Revelation 19 Malachi 1 Psalms 146-147 “Another part of what I love about the ministry is the joy that comes in serving. The person who really serves out of self-giving love knows a secret that ot...
by Laboring In The Lord on Dec 28, 2014

Christian Integrity

THOT 4 2 Day — 12.27.14 12.27 2 Chronicles 32 Revelation 18 Zechariah 14 Psalms 145 “There must be integrity between body and life. You must not do with your body what you’re not willing to do with your whole life.” — Tim Ke...
by Laboring In The Lord on Dec 27, 2014


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