The Lord is Our Portion

"The Lord is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him." - Lamentations 3:24 Is the Lord enough for us? The secret of joy, contentment, hope and victory over temptation is resting in and knowing that the Lord is enough. We ultimately don't need all the other things of this world. Thomas … Continue reading The Lord is Our Portion

How to face temptation – Sage Counsel from Thomas Brooks

Thomas Brooks, a Puritan pastor, counsels believers to confront all temptations (the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, or the boastful pride of life) with the words of the Psalmist: “The LORD is my portion” (16:5; 73:26; 119:57; 142:5). He exhorts: Luther counsels every Christian to answer all temptations with the short … Continue reading How to face temptation – Sage Counsel from Thomas Brooks