Co-written by Dale Bischof and Pat Sczebel, it combines grief over sin with an assurance of God’s mercy in Christ.
Even though as Christians all our sins are completely forgiven ( 307 more words
“So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth.” -1 Corinthians 3:7
“It is our confidence in the sovereign grace of God that gives us any hope of success in missions.” -Kevin DeYoung via CrossCon on Twitter
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“I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.”—Isa. 48:8.
Humbling as the view is, it is profitable to look back, and trace all the way the Lord our God hath brought us, through many a year in the wilderness, to humble us, and to prove us, and to shew us what is in our heart; and this perhaps is the sweetest of all subjects, when the Holy Ghost takes us by the hand, and leads the heart back.
I turned 40 last week.
So there’s that.
Turning 40 was a much bigger deal in my head than it was in reality. Years ago, I looked forward to this day with visions of an elaborate party with dozens of friends, excellent food, and hours of laughter at my expense. 464 more words