Category Archives: God is faithful

Habit is stronger than reason

The blog title is a quote attributed to George Santayana. And I would agree with it. I will do something because I’m used to doing it, even if I don’t “think” I should do it. Chapter 14 of The Pursuit … Continue reading

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What if I were to not want to?

Still reading along in The Pursuit of Holiness. Reaching the end soon actually. The  last post was on chapter 10  and the place of personal discipline. Chapter 11 gets a bit personal – the title of the chapter is Holiness … Continue reading

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Working at it

I didn’t want this to get lost in the long post I just published, so here’s a shorter post to point to another helpful resource I ran across this month. Paul Tripp wrote a blog post on Desiring God about … Continue reading

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Just do it!

Still reading The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges. Am I all alone? Chapter 6 was about indwelling sin and ongoing battle for holiness. Chapter 7 provides the encouragement that there is help in that battle. Bridges starts by pointing … Continue reading

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Little foxes

Chapter five in The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges talks about the change that is made in us and being made in us when we come to believe in Christ. He calls it a change of kingdoms. We die … Continue reading

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What is its motivation?

Post title from Galaxy Quest – a fantastic movie: Sir Alexander Dane: You’re just going to have to figure out what it wants. What is its motivation? Jason Nesmith: It’s a rock monster. It doesn’t have motivation. Sir Alexander Dane: … Continue reading

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God’s holiness

I am listening to The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges. It’s a book I’ve read in the past and it happens to be the free audio book from Christianaudio.com this month. So, I listen to a chapter in the … Continue reading

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And so the need for great faith in a Great God

The first week I was here at Alison’s, after David left, I came across the book Fresh Faith by Jim Cymbala (Brooklyn Tabernacle). I picked it up and read the first chapter that week and was struck by the imagery … Continue reading

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A response to the voices

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His strength

This was on Fighter Verses today: Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually! [Psalm 105:4] Why should I seek God’s strength? [P]ower belongs to God. [Psalm 62:11c] [H]e is the one who gives power and strength. [Psalm … Continue reading

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