CCM– Contemporary Christian Music. It has been a subject of much controversy. Millennials love it and claim it is an effective worship-tool; older generations despise for breaking with tradition. CCM is a question– but not merely of “right” or “wrong.” It is a matter of what is and is not Biblical. It is a matter of principle, not of preference.
I am going a to make a bold, distinct statement that might send some you you running. But please, hear me out! Stay and read through, and determine before you proceed that you will have an open mind and a heart that is tender to God’s Word.
Today, rainbows make me grieve. Today, the liberals and promoters of the gay agenda cheer and wave their multi-colored banners and hold their heads high, basking in the pride of their newfound “equality.” Reveling in the acceptance of their sin. I’m not here today to hate on gays. I’m not here to tell you that… Continue reading What’s Stopping Us?
The other day I received some disappointing news. No, it wasn’t tragic, or life-altering, or even serious; but it was disappointing to me. It looked like I wasn’t going to get my way. My mood quickly became downcast. Poor me. I went to the Word of God looking for comfort. I went as a… Continue reading At All Times. Period.
Stars with glittering beauty bright Are splayed across the sky; The comets gleam in stellar flight– But, O Lord, what am I? The angels in their garments shine, And see the Holy One; Yet all the things of earth are mine To hold in dominion. I am no seraph, good and pure; I am no… Continue reading What Am I?
The truth is, God’s will is not hidden. No, the future cannot be known by us; but God’s will is found in practical day to day commands. Performing the will of the Lord is a matter of daily, moment-by-moment obedience
The heavens tell the glory of God; His angels praise His name. The creatures of the earth give praise- The rocks cry out the same! But I, His child, am silent. Why? He’s given me a voice! I’ve every reason to sing His grace– Praise is a command, a choice. While stones declare His greatness,… Continue reading Praise
That’s the answer. God is Love– true love. And it is the nature of Love to be compassionate, gracious, longsuffering, merciful and true.
“But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.” -Psalm 73:28 I am a little late, it seems, in getting my New Year’s post up. In all honesty, I wasn’t sure I would write one. But God… Continue reading Nearer, Still Nearer– A Lesson for 2015
“For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.” ~Psalm 84:11 Have you stopped recently to just think about God? Have you paused to meditate on His absolute goodness? I have, and I wish I did so more… Continue reading Overwhelmed by His Goodness
I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee. — Isaiah 44:22 A couple weeks ago, I woke up early in the morning to the sound of rain. It made me smile: rainy days are the best. When I left… Continue reading Rainclouds and Righteousness