I read Psalm 34 yesterday, today I was to read Psalm 35…which was also good, but let’s just say that I re-read Psalm 34. I know…my fellow OCD brethren are twitching right now…I didn’t stick to the plan. Just another theological tension point – God’s plans vs. my OCD. I will bless the LORD at […]Read More Psalm 34
Sometimes I wonder what I’m thinking. Martin Lloyd Jone’s (1899-1981) book Spiritual Depression has been testified about repeatedly by some of my greatest heroes in the faith (John Piper, CJ Mahaney, Bob Kauflin, Mark Driscoll…to name just a few). So the big question is – why haven’t I read this sooner? Duh. Each chapter has […]Read More Feelings…and Dr. Jones.
In reading Matthew 26 and Mark 16 this morning, I spent time meditating on Jesus in the Garden right before his arrest, beating, and eventual crucifixion. It’s an amazingly intimate picture of Jesus’ humanity. I saw a few things that jumped out at me: Jesus goes to a secluded place to pray [do we run to […]Read More Jesus in the Garden – It is Enough