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Thursdays With Oswald—Becoming Bread

This is a weekly series with things I’m reading and pondering from Oswald Chambers. You can read the original seed thought here, or type “Thursdays With Oswald” in the search box to read more entries. 397 more words

Communion Meditation 19: Communion with the Smitten Christ

Often, when we partake of the Lord’s Supper, we meditate on the triumphant Christ who has defeated all of His enemies. The reality behind the Lord’s Supper is the heavenly feast acclaiming the Lamb who has conquered. 506 more words

Various Thoughts

A Slow Death

Why should I feel discouraged and why should the shadows come?
Why should my heart be lonely and long for heaven and home?
When Jesus is my portion, a constant Friend is He, … 758 more words

A Meditation on Easter Sunday

The 134th Psalm begins with the invitation;

“Come, bless the LORD, all you servants of the LORD” (ESV)

    Every day the Lord is worthy for our blessings towards Him, every day. 239 more words


Samuel Rutherford on how we Misjudge God

Samuel Rutherford in Sermon 1 of the Trial and Triumph of Faith explains why we often do not understand what God is doing. First, we must understand that God’s Providence is complex: God uses even sin for His own ends: 270 more words

Communion Meditation 12: An Invitation to the Great Feast

In contemplating the Lord’s Supper, we should recognize that we have been called to a covenantal feast with the risen Christ. We are given the privilege to recline at the table with our faithful Lord and how blessed we are that we will eat bread in the Kingdom of God at the end of the age. 755 more words

Confessing Baptist

Nicola Sturgeons Speech - A Warning for Scotland

I watched with keen interest our First Ministers speech at the SNP conference in Aberdeen last Saturday.   I don’t really want to comment on the ins and outs of a potential IndyRef2, or of Brexit and everything else associated with it.   2,534 more words