“Worship can’t be calculated or produced. Instead, it is evoked. It’s the response of a heart evoked by the beauty, glory, and allure of the object of your mental focus—holy God. And yet, we also consider worship a discipline, a discipline that must be cultivated...just as all relationships must be in order for them to remain healthy and grow.” ~ Donald S. Whitney
“Faith is not in itself a meritorious act; the merit is in the One toward Whom it is directed. Faith is a redirecting of our sight, a getting out of the focus of our own vision and getting God into focus. Sin has twisted our vision inward and made it self-regarding. Unbelief has put self where God should be, and is perilously close to the
A lesson learned from my oldest daughter...who happens to be really good at running.
Disbelief...horror...anger...outrage...frustration...fear...heartbreak... I really can't fully capture all of the emotions I felt when I saw video footage of Alton Sterling's brutal and senseless death. I was equally overwhelmed by the many thoughts that ran through my head, all seemingly at the same time: Not again...WHY DID YOU HAVE TO KILL HIM?!! He's wasn't a threat to you!!! Is this cop going to get off too?!!