In Why Does God Allow War? Lloyd-Jones ends by calling Romans 8:28 (and the surrounding verses) the final answer to all our questions. Lloyd-Jones ministered through the thick of WWII, even preaching as Westminster Chapel was rattled by German bombs dropped on London. The same word of God that was active and relevant then is … Continue reading MLJ Monday |The Final Answer to All Our Questions
The LORD is my shepherd: I shall not want -Psalm 23:1 Dane Ortlund in the ESV Devotional Psalter: This psalm tells us that life with God means we have no lack (v.1)... But notice that David does not claim this about God when life is easy. This is how God cares for us when we … Continue reading God is With Me. Period.
One of the ways I've been feeding my soul during this season of world-wide suffering is by reflecting on some of the rich Hymn texts throughout church history. The saints of old had a way of thinking deeply and biblically about difficult times and the providence of God. One example of this is William Cowper's … Continue reading God Moves in A Mysterious Way | 5-Day Reading Plan
Father, Our hearts are overwhelmed with grief as we consider the senseless acts of violence in Dayton, El Paso, and Gilroy last week. The reality of the sin and brokenness of our world is on display as precious people made in your image were murdered; as families and communities are left heartbroken and confused as … Continue reading A Prayer of Lament: Dayton, El Paso, Gilroy
Romans 8 is a theologically rich passage of scripture. In it The Apostle Paul digs deep into the blessings of the Gospel: freedom from condemnation, life in the power of the Holy Spirit, adoption into the family of God, the unbreakable chain of salvation, and the eternal security of the believer. I don’t think it’s … Continue reading 6 Reasons to Have Hope In the Midst of Suffering