This reminds me a bit of C.S. Lewis’s tack when he wrote “The Screwtape Letters.” I love the jazzy style of music here juxtaposed with the atrociousness of Satan’s twisted plans. I’m thankful for “the God in Heaven who loves us, who yearns for us, and who gives us the freedom of forgiveness and truth.”
New Year’s Resolutions. Though many fade away by February, I love how some people continue to make them every year and give it their all. I’m joining the club! This year I am going to try and give God 1.5-2 hours a day. I know this won’t be possible everyday, and I may not reach 2017 … More One New Thing for 2016
Ransom and I should have checked the weather before driving to Buffalo this Friday. But our judgment was “clouded” (I’m my Father’s punny daughter) because we had to run pre-Christmas errands, and we were dazed by the opportunity for a work break. Plus, it had been 60 degrees less than 5 days prior. We never expected a snowstorm. Halfway there, … More Surprise Snow
There once was a time when I thought self-denial was noble and I marveled at the monastic life. However, looking back, I see a lot of selfishness in my motives. I wanted to deny self, not for God or others, but for my own sake; to make myself better. Below, Warfield calls us to pattern our … More Not to Deny Self, but to Be Like Christ
Prayer by Bryan Jeffery Leech Father, help me to TALK like a Christian: to speak in such a way that I build up another person’s confidence in himself, instead of tearing down his reputation. Father, help me to DRIVE like a Christian: to be watchful and careful lest I cause harm to someone else on … More Father, Help Me To…
From 42 to 4 days! Our wedding day is so close! Thank you, sweet God, for the gift of Ransom. As I walk down the aisle, even though I will be looking at my future husband with deep love in my heart, I plan to set my heart on the greater truth that we are the … More 4 Days!!!
“Marriage. The roots are deep. The covenant is solid. The love is sweet. Life is hard. And God is good.” -John Piper
Wow, has it really been 2 months since my last post? I’ve got the best excuse ever…wedding planning! Here’s something to make you smile. If you have time on youtube, check out his impressions of Robin Williams in the video “Never Had a Friend Like Him.” He LITERALLY turns into Robin.
The Belgic Confession Article 13: The Doctrine of God’s Providence “We believe that this good God, after he created all things, did not abandon them to chance or fortune but leads and governs them according to his holy will, in such a way that nothing happens in this world without his orderly arrangement. Yet God … More The Mystery of God’s Complete Rule and Man’s Real Choices