What could be more encouraging than to know that apart from Christ we are literally nothing? The things we are striving for and hustling for will ultimately fade away like a mist and nothing will remain but the eternal Kingdom of God. Praise the Lord!
The songs we sing in worship to God must be explicit in their praise because they are praising a God who deserves to be acknowledged for the ways He has shown grace and love to us. This hymn is a beautiful reminder of the sustaining power and strength of the Lord.
The songs we sing cannot be vague and imprecise because worship cannot be vague and imprecise. We are worshipping a specific person who has saved us in a specific way. Therefore, worship should magnify our view of God by highlighting His characteristics and His work of salvation through Christ.
“the next best thing to living in the light of the Lord’s love is to be unhappy til we have it, and to pant hourly after it…when it is as natural for us to long for God as for an animal to thirst, it is well with our souls, however painful our feelings” - Spurgeon
My first day in Africa was SO amazing. I woke up my first morning in Africa to roosters crowing and Lugandan shouts and children’s laughter outside. So beautiful. Walking outside I was greeted with wonderful hello hugs and beautiful good mornings from precious children. I’ve never received so much love and I didn’t even know … Continue reading He is enough
It’s taken me a long time to actually be able to articulate what I’ve been feeling this past week. I still haven’t fully processed it all, but I’ve had some time to think about what happened and what I do know is this: one week ago a tornado tore through the city of Tuscaloosa, and … Continue reading 4.27.11 – imperfect gifts