Deep Water

Tears and sorrow overwhelmed me day after day after week after year No relief in sight as hopelessness appeared to win and then He drew me out of deep waters Each day presents a new challenge or the same challenge never ending And I feel like I’m drowning in evasion and falsehood but He draws […]

The Gospel According to Job

Today, I want to bring out this book, out into the spotlight.  It is a tremendous devotional that makes its way through the book of Job.  I have leaned on it, and it has held me nicely.  I challlenge you to get a copy of this, and to let it work in the confines of […]

Gold Fears No Fire, [Comfort]

“He comforts us every time we have trouble, so when others have trouble, we can comfort them with the same comfort God gives us.” -2 Cor. 1:4, NCV “The sinners in Zion are afraid;     trembling has seized the godless: “Who among us can dwell with the consuming fire?     Who among us can dwell with everlasting burnings?” […]

Helping Those Who Hurt Intensely, [Compassion]

By John Piper, originally published September 12, 2008   The following is an edited transcript of the audio. Can we learn something from Job’s friends about how to help the hurting? Absolutely. Those first seven days were their golden hour. If they had stopped there they would have been heroes, I think, because they would have shown […]