Joy—Christian joy— is “a good feeling in the soul, produced by the Holy Spirit, as he causes us to see the beauty of Christ in the word and in the world” (John Piper). I love that. Joy makes me happy. And it’s so much more than happiness. In Jesus, I can have joy no matter what comes my way. Continue reading Choose Joy
The Bible is full of examples of Christ’s love. It is sacrificial and selfless. Look at what He did for us on the cross. Look at how the Bible describes Christ as the groom and the Church as His bride. 1 Corinthians 13; John 3:16; Ephesians 5; 1 John 4:7-12 (And yes, you will need a tissue to make it through this one.) (original post: http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/06/07/the-offense-of-selfless-love/) Continue reading this is love
Check out this hymn project – free download, folks! (MP3 & Chord chart included for each song!) An awesome return to great hymns of the faith, with a catchy rock flavor. Page CXVI Hymns Here is the bio from their home page: The name comes from a reference to page 116 in our copy of The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis. It is a poignant passage where Aslan begins to sing Narnia into creation out of a black void. It starts, “In the darkness something was happening at last. A voice had begun to sing. It was very far away … Continue reading FREE – who doesn’t like that?!