O God, how often I stray from you. How often I put other things before you. O God, I will die, leave this earth, and leave all disappointments and all success, all my pleasures, and all my work. Even with my body, I must depart. Nothing of this world matters after this imminent day of death. Why … [Read more...] about Memento Mori
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You probably aren't tempted to build an altar for Molech like Solomon. If you're on this email list, then I bet you're also against modern versions of syncretism. But in preparation for Christ the King Sunday, it's time for a heart test. This test is a little different than most but will tell you if … [Read more...] about A biblical ECG
O God, deliver me from the sin that I so desire to detest more. It subtly ensnares me without my knowledge. I wander toward sin mechanically without thinking. I know not till after how I have offended my brothers and sisters and you, O dearest Father. Give me wisdom, O Lord, to know myself and my … [Read more...] about Root out my sin!
Here's a brief introduction, although I'll let most of these Offerings speak for themselves. You might say each entry is like a flicker of a flame, and the Journal as a whole gives the full light. May these brief words enkindle a fuller flame in each of us. I will choose entries as God leads … [Read more...] about Let me suffer
Our goal is Christian maturity, which those in the Church Triumphant have fully attained. That is, they have finally grown up to be like children before the Father in heaven. Jesus tells us, "Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of … [Read more...] about Growing into childlike faith