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A La Carte (May 17)

Good morning! The Lord be with you today.

(Yesterday on the blog: Weeping Goes Forth the particular Sower)

Why Confessions Matter

Do confessions matter? And if so , exactly why? This article will answer each questions.

When Reeling In Empty Netting Means You’re Performing Everything Right

This is a nice reflection on Peter and Andrew’ t empty (and after that very full) netting.

Fossilised Preaching?

“ Most preachers are familiar with the analysis question: Could your own sermon have been preached in a mosque or even a synagogue? It’s the helpful question that pinpoints whether or not we have been remotely Christ-centred in our preaching—is it in actual fact a Christ -ian sermon? I want to propose another diagnostic issue (albeit of a secondary nature)…”

Trusting God for the Children’s Safety

Barbara Harper: “ In our earlier married days, I recall a woman sharing during prayer meeting a need for her children and how God clarified. She commented, ‘ It’s one thing to trust God for my needs—it’s one more thing to trust Him for my children’s. ’ It’s real: we’d much instead struggle with a need or loss or even illness ourselves than see our children do so. But it’s via such things that we all grow and learn dependence on God. ”

If You Feel Weary in Prayer

Don’ t we all feel careful in prayer occasionally? “ There’s a DIY project installing dormant. At a single point, I was most in; I’d collected supplies, done some research, and eagerly dove in. As the work progressed, the paint color wasn’t quite right, We hadn’t sanded sufficient and in all the frustration, my optimism puffs down, and the project collapses. Sometimes prayer is similar to my project, you start with momentum, but then continuing to move forward, we encounter so many issues to hope through, especially in these challenging times. ”

Just how Old Should ‘Elders’ Be? The Hebrew Roots of Chapel Leadership

“ Who are ‘ the elders’? The term sounds strange within modern ears. For those not raised within the church, or not raised in churches with ‘ elders, ’ it can be a perplexing term. Who are these ‘ elders’ I hear about? Do they meet up with in secret? ” David Mathis solutions.

The morning I Should Have Kept My Mouth Close

There’ s a pretty great chance you’ ve got a “ should have kept the mouth shut” story like this one…

Flashback: How Many Loves Maybe you have Experienced Today?

The God who loves developed world of appreciate. What a pleasure it is to live in this world, his world, and to encounter love as each a giver and also a receiver of its infinite forms.

Our god gives us His grace in the hr we need it. If we worry about the future right now, we double the pain without having the particular grace to deal with it. —John MacArthur