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Three Things I Liked This Week

Since Carl Trueman is one of my favorite writers, it’s no surprise that I like his article over at World Opinions, titled, “The Third Great Awakening?”   2. I liked the following section of Charles Spurgeon’s sermon, “Israel’s...

Three Things I Liked This Week

As is typical around here, I liked something Charles Spurgeon wrote. It comes from his evening devotional for March 8: Sad hearts have peculiar skill in discovering the most disadvantageous point of view from which to gaze upon a trial; if there were only one swamp in...

Meditation on Psalm 40

Introduction  Psalm 40 is a song of triumph and a cry of distress. God’s past deliverance (vv. 1–3) infuses David with hope for the future (vv. 11–12) and informs his present request: “O LORD, make haste to help me!” (v. 13). Reflection At an unspecified point in...

Three Things I Liked This Week

I liked Wendell Berry’s poem, “The Peace of Wild Things.” When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his...

Three Things I Liked This Week

I liked Al Mohler’s Wednesday edition of The Briefing, especially part II: ” The View of World History through the Eyes of Vladimir Putin: The Legacy of the Autocrat, the Drive for a Greater Russia, and the Reclamation of Russian Glory.”   2. I...

Meditation on Psalm 46

Introduction Plant this truth firmly in your mind and spend the rest of your life massaging it into your soul: “God comes to us in biblical words on which we are meant to stake our lives.”[1] That’s what we must do with the words of Psalm 46. Its uniting refrain,...