Waiting On God (Who is Waiting on Us)

by Andrew Murray  "And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will He be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him." Isaiah 30:18 We must not only think of our waiting … Continue reading Waiting On God (Who is Waiting on Us)

Life in the Fast Lane, [Rest]

"Surely I have calmed and quieted my soul, Like a weaned child with his mother; Like a weaned child is my soul within me." Psalm 131:1 "We are going as fast as we can, living life at a dizzying speed, and God is nowhere to be found. We're not rejecting God; we just don't have time for him. We've … Continue reading Life in the Fast Lane, [Rest]

Steps to Use, [Making Wise Decisions]

The decision to make decisions that will please God is in itself a monumental step.  It means you have come to the place where it matters.  It's coming to the place where I say "Yes" to all that God says yes to and "No" to everything He has forbidden.  The willingness to be guided is … Continue reading Steps to Use, [Making Wise Decisions]

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 … Continue reading Helping Those Who Hurt Intensely, [Compassion]