Adore our Promise-Keeping God – Romans 4:17-21

17 as it is written, “I have made you the father of many nations”—in the presence of the God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist. 18 In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of many nations, … Continue reading Adore our Promise-Keeping God – Romans 4:17-21

Lord, grant to me and those I love…

a greater sense of the assurance of our salvation,a growing willingness to obey Jesus' word,a growing burden to see Jesus exalted and enthroned in the hearts and lives of others,a growing ability to smile at the future.a growing desire to worship the Lord joyfullya growing willingness to surrender all to Jesus. Prayers from a devotional … Continue reading Lord, grant to me and those I love…

From One Pastor to Another

Robert Murray McCheyne to a fellow pastor: "Take heed to thyself. Your own soul is your first and greatest care. You know a sound body alone can work with power, much more a healthy soul. Keep a clear conscience through the blood of the Lamb. Keep up close communion with God. Study likeness to Him … Continue reading From One Pastor to Another

A Delightful, Devotional Exercise: God’s Providence

“Search backward into all the performances of Providence throughout your life. So did Asaph: ‘I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old. I will meditate also of all your work, and talk of your doings’ (Psalm 77:11, 12). He labored to recover and revive the ancient providences … Continue reading A Delightful, Devotional Exercise: God’s Providence

Three Questions to Ask When Looking for a Church

In our mobile society, many find themselves looking for a new church home. Here are a few questions to ask when you are looking for a new church home: 1. GOSPEL TRUTH: Is the Word well used at this church? Do the teachings of this particular local church sync with the teachings and emphases of … Continue reading Three Questions to Ask When Looking for a Church

A Pastoral Prayer for Mothers on Mother’s Day

Mother's Day can be a day of great rejoicing and great sadness. For pastors and worship leaders, it demands great sensitivity and wisdom as you plan on how to honor mothers corporately. I have found that the best way is to pray for them. Here is one attempt at praying for moms who are at … Continue reading A Pastoral Prayer for Mothers on Mother’s Day