Into Your Hand David prayed, “Into your hand I commit my spirit” (Psalm 31:5). His prayer is a prayer of surrender. It is similar to the prayer Jesus prayed 1000 years later while suffering on the cross. By adding the intimate title “Father” Jesus prayed, “Father, into your hand I commit my spirit” (Luke 23:46). […]
This Song Makes Me Want to Pray Every time I watch the video, I am compelled to pray. You will be compelled to pray also. Yes, CrossPoint’s Worship Ministry will be using this song in worship very soon.
Can You Forgive All Your Enemies? According to Todd Wilson forgiveness is not an option. Neither is humility or meekness. In his book, Real Christian, Wilson uses a story from Andrew Jackson’s life to illustrate: On July 8, 1838, the seventh president of the United States, General Andrew Jackson, informed his minister, the Reverend Dr. […]
God’s Severe Mercy Have you ever been a recipient of God’s severe mercy? Severe mercy is when God uses what is sinfully disgusting in our life to bring us to contrition. Todd Wilson does an excellent job explaining the reality of God’s severe mercy in Real Christian: Yet despite sin’s offense, there is still, biblically […]
What is a Real Christian? A CrossPointer text me recently asking for the next book he should read. If you happen to be looking for your “next book” to read, then I recommend Todd Wilson’s book, Real Christian. I met Todd last February. We both were invited to a symposium hosted by Beeson Divinity School. […]
Please Pray for Taylor & Lydia Ruth Thank you for loving my kids. Thank you for praying for my kids. Thank you for commissioning my kids to serve on foreign soil, in an unfamiliar culture, in order to glorify Christ by propagating His gospel. Thank you also for supporting Vonda and me. The days ahead […]
It Only Matters Where the Pressure Lies How do you cope with the stress in your life? I cope with stress by practicing several stress reducers, which include: I say no more than I say yes I prepare for my day the night before I simplify and downsize my life I talk less, so […]
St. Patrick’s Day Facts Thanks to Georgia Public Broadcasting I learned some interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day: St. Patrick’s Day celebrates the Roman Catholic feast day of the patron saint of Ireland. St. Patrick died on March 17, 461. Patrick’s birth name was Maewyn. He was not Irish. He was born in Roman Britain. […]
Someone Who Loves Us Anyway This is a great way to start your Monday. http://www.liftable.com/cbatorski/basketball-team-refuses-play-another-team-incredible-reason/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=tb JUSTONEMORE!
If I had my life to live over… This sounds like something my mother would write: Someone asked me the other day if I had my life to live over would I change anything. My answer was no, but then I thought about it and changed my mind. If I had my life to live […]