"He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings." Psalm 40:2

Posts from the ‘Priorities and Perspective’ category

Meditations on Christmas

Brothers & Sisters, Christmas is a beautiful reminder of the incarnation that led to our salvation. Because of the precious gift of Christ, His sacrifice for…

Autumn is here already

Orange-brown leaves already lie strewn across my driveway and lawn. Our chickens are lovely once again with freshly grown feathers replacing the sparse pins left after…

No Higher Goal

“Men are characterized by many goals. They want security; they want happiness; they want material prosperity; they want power and influence; they want a reputation. All…

Strife…or truth in love?

Do our churches fit Fuller’s descriptions of what early churches were, or his description of what they were not? Food for thought… “The primitive churches were…

Pondering the Father’s Love

It’s been a very interesting day (ok, week). One of those days (weeks) full of both encouragement and discouragement, amongst other conflicting events and emotions. Days…

Assumptions

I’ve been reflecting on some recent conversations, and a common thread of hurt and frustration I am hearing. This common thread is rooted in assumptions. We…

Through The Ice

Last week freezing rain and ice passed through our area. The power flickered several times as the power lines struggled to bear up under ice and…

Prayers for Broken Hearts

My prayers are lifted for the families of those in Newtown, Connecticut tonight. Yes, there are a lot of side issues that could be discussed. But…

The bar IS high

One book I’m reading currently is Joel Beeke’s Contagious Christian Living. (Which, incidentally, is one of the $5 deals right now at Reformation Heritage Books…if you…

When life presses

Some weeks fly by so quickly, without even small moments for anything ‘extra’. Crises, events, and urgencies crowd out moments formerly used to jot a thought…

Christ Must be All

“We cannot keep our eye too exclusively or too intently fixed on Jesus. All salvation is in Him. All salvation proceeds from Him. All salvation leads…