Personal (and Corporate) Conviction

In my study of Jonathan Edwards, I came across a biographical section where the town he ministered in experienced a “mini” revival. Edwards wrote: “The town seemed to be full of the presence of God; it never was so full of love, nor so full of joy….There were remarkable tokens of God’s presence in almost every house…everyone [was] earnestly intent on the public worship.” I know I’m far from perfect; even my worship is tainted with sin and selfishness. I also know that God is not finished with me. And I am sure of this, that he who began a … Continue reading Personal (and Corporate) Conviction

Resolved!

I’m taking on a challenge. “The beauty of Christianity is the beauty of holiness.” David Vaughan My problem: I see my life lacking in the pursuit of holiness. My inspiration: Jonathan Edwards. My goal: To glorify God with my life. (The ultimate desire of every believer should be the glory of God.) My action plan: To study and put into practice Edwards’ 70 Resolutions. (As a result of my studies, I plan on jotting down a few thoughts about each resolution; particularly as each one relates to Biblical application, exhortation, and wisdom.) What I am NOT trying to accomplish: Works-based … Continue reading Resolved!