Daily Archives: March 15, 2015

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A calmed soul

Normally, we don’t associate young children and calmness. But in Psalm 131 David compares the condition of his heart with that of a young weaned child being comforted by his mother’s presence. Think about how amazing this is. David is the king. He has all of the pressures of life and leadership. Yet he uses the image a weaned child being comforted by the presence of his mother to show his trust in God. O LORD, my heart is not lifted up;
my eyes are not raised too high;
I do not occupy myself with things
too great and too marvelous for me.
But I have calmed and quieted my soul,
like a weaned child with its mother;
like a weaned child is my soul within […]

Thought for Lord’s Day

Don’t look for help in the wrong place. When you worship God, get rid of all the pretenders to his throne! The world, your flesh and the devil are constantly offering counterfeits to the only true authentic Savior, Jesus Christ. Powerful people are just that, people who have no power that God does not give them. They have no help to give you. They get sick and die just like you will. They will return to the dirt and all of their great schemes and promises crash and burn with them. Do not look for help where it cannot be found! Unlike people who appear to have power, who appear to offer you help in your distress, only Jesus Christ […]