Category Archives: Sanctification/Holy living

The struggle of prayer

The struggle of prayer is not our wrestling with God to convince Him to give us what we desire, but our wrestling with His Word until we are illuminated and subdued by it, saying, “Not my will, but Your will … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth

The Perfect Wisdom of Our God – the Gettys

Posted in God's Sovereignty, Music, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual songs, worship

How our suffering Glorifies God

  See the link where John Piper preached the same message at a different venue – see the written text of his message. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-our-suffering-glorifies-the-greatness-of-the-grace-of-god

Posted in Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Suffering and God's Sovereignty

Make War on your own self-pity and temptation to sulk

“Make War on your urge to sulk” by John Piper One of the reasons John Piper is such a blessing to me (and to so many) is that he is so honest and real about his own sinful tendencies; and also … Continue reading

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The True God, the Holy Trinity, is relational, and helps us understand our need for relationship.

Here is my response and interaction with an article at Triablogue: “Christianity is a relationship, not a religion.” Interesting. Why are relationship issues only a “feminine issue” ? or why is that “a rather feminine view of Christianity?” You are … Continue reading

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You cannot figure out God

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
“You can’t figure out God. Christianity is not true because it works. In many cases, it does not work. That is to say, it does not solve all of the problems that we think…

Posted in Eternal Life, Faith, Hope, Perseverance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Truth

Six Attitudes we need when Studying the Bible

https://www.crossway.org/articles/6-attitudes-we-need-when-studying-the-bible/

Posted in Bible Study, Prayer, Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, worship