As I sit here on our couch, after spending nearly all day at First Baptist Church Cave Springs, I sit in wonder, awe, and with tears... Today has been a blessed day for the memory book in so many ways. From our services this morning, with the LORD filling my head in an amazing way, … Continue reading Filled With Joy
Noun1.defeated - people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"Adj.1.defeated - beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy"2.defeated - disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"It doesn't take much listening to preachers of today to hear said time and again we are to live "victorious" lives. The bit of truth to that concept is that we, through Christ, are given the victory over bondage to sin and to death. And we are to live lives that reflect that victory (another … Continue reading Defeated
Anxiety, Depression, and the Joy of Salvation
I would like to preface this post with a disclaimer - I am fully aware that there is a diagnosable, treatable condition called "depression". I am in no-way dismissing the real condition, though I do propose genuine depression is far more rare than diagnosed, and is almost always complicated by spiritual matters.David wrote, in Psalm … Continue reading Anxiety, Depression, and the Joy of Salvation
Where You There?
Jesus was preached... ...were you there?The Word of God Proclaimed... ...were you there?God was glorified... … Continue reading Where You There?
It Is Well…
The power of music, in my view, is second only to the power of God's Word when it comes to touching us to the very soul. Combine the truth of God's Word with music, and we have an incredibly powerful tool to help plant great comfort, solid biblical doctrine, and even conviction in the hearts … Continue reading It Is Well…