What a year thus far, to say the least. What I find most heavy upon me is not the state of mankind, nor the politics of the day, nor even eschatological placement of our age, no, not these. The thing that weighs most heavy upon me is the constant 'pole positioning' of leaders / pastors in the professing church.
"God can never make us into wine if we object to the fingers He uses to crush us with. If God would only use His own fingers, and make me broken bread and poured-out wine in a special way! But when he uses someone whom we dislike..."
Entire Chapter Twelve, "Will You find faith in me?", of the new book, "One Man's Walk with God: Preparing for Trials and Fears".
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I am sharing this recent post from Jeff and Stephanie Bys, missionaries in Kenya, Africa. For those of you who do not know, I serve on the board with AFM Ministry (formerly About-Face Missions) and love the work that the Lord is doing in Kenya.
"So that night I said, 'Lord Jesus show me the truth of what happened that day.' I opened my kindle up to the Bible and I put my finger and it said, 'Vengeance is mine says the Lord, I will repay.'
Please allow me a bit of room below to simply speak, not in a deep exegete, but rather directly from Scripture and my personal thoughts regarding my life. Maybe you too will find this to be true, challenging or an absent need in your life. May the Lord help us all onward in the faith, as He will do since He is the “author and perfecter of our faith.” (Heb. 12:2)
"The door of the Word only opens to the key of diligence. The Scriptures claim searching. They are the writings of God, bearing the divine stamp and imprimatur – who shall dare to treat them with levity? He who despises them despises the God who wrote them. God forbid that any of us should leave our Bibles to become swift witnesses against us in the great day of account."
Roughly four months ago I started online Seminary through the London Reformed Baptist Seminary from the Metropolitan Tabernacle (C.H. Spurgeon’s home church). Since starting, I have had several people ask me what my reading list has been so far, so, I have decided to give you the list below and also include a brief account of the latest book I just finished today titled, “Christ or Therapy?”, by Dr. ES Williams.