On Well-Fed Birds and Pretty Flowers

Feeling the Ache of Anxiety Most of the time, it's a tightness at my shoulder blades that slowly evolves into a pain that creeps up my neck and wraps itself around my head. At other times, it has been a slight tightening in my chest that stretched to the bottom of my throat. Those are … Continue reading On Well-Fed Birds and Pretty Flowers

A Prayer for 2015

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God … Continue reading A Prayer for 2015

Our Great High Priest

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without … Continue reading Our Great High Priest

Book Recommendation: The Valley of Vision

A vibrant prayer life is essential to the spiritual health. It is the way we commune with our loving Father and a means by which He pours His grace into our lives. While virtually all Christians would confess the importance of prayer, many of the same ones struggle to maintain a consistent prayer life. "Pray … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Valley of Vision

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Father in heaven, You are the sovereign Creator and Upholder of the universe.  No blade of grass withers and dies outside of Your divine decree.  No bite of turkey enters our mouths unless it has been given from You.  We are utterly dependent upon You, Lord. Father, we thank You for the good gift of … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Prayer

A Gospel Prayer

To read the prayers of others can be an encouraging and convicting experience.  That's what I felt when I read "The Gospel Way" from The Valley of Vision.  Read this, revel in the glorious truth of the gospel, and ask God to help you pray in such a heartfelt and theologically precise manner. Blessed Lord … Continue reading A Gospel Prayer