Proverbs 31

Choosing to rejoice

This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Rejoicing is a choice. It’s easy enough to be joyful when things are going well. But what about when things are tough? We can choose to be joyful then too. I can praise the Lord despite …

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Follow On

As a church pianist, I have learned there is a tendency to not really read or hear the words to a song during church services. It is so easy to get caught up in making sure the music sounds okay that the words are completely forgotten. Lately I’ve been trying to read the words as …

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From my quiet time

This morning was so lovely. I was able to be up early and had my quiet time in a completely silent house. That doesn’t happen much around here any more, and it was beautiful. I was reading in Psalm 145. These verses just stood out to me (emphasis mine): 3 Great is the LORD, and …

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From my quiet time

And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none. Therefore have I poured out mine indignation upon them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath: their own …

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Convicting

Susan has this quote on her blog today. It is too true. No man is greater than his prayer life. The pastor who is not praying is playing; the people who are not praying are straying. We have many organizers, but few agonizers; many players and payers, few pray-ers; many singers, few clingers; lots of …

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