this is love

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

9.10.10

Thus begins the longest week of my life. Disclaimer: My previous post was in no way a complaint. I actually seem to thrive during periods of insane activity. 🙂 Also, I work really well with checklists, so the post was one way of me rehearsing what I needed to prepare for and accomplish over the next several days. I’m very thankful for the opportunities ahead of me and I definitely look forward to both couples getting married! It is at times like these that I truly realize how grateful I am for God’s Word and the encouragement of my brothers … Continue reading 9.10.10

you can know what the will of God is

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:1-2 Continue reading you can know what the will of God is

bringing back the focus

Crucified With Christ (by Phillips, Craig & Dean) As I look back on what I thought was living I’m amazed at the price I chose to pay And to think I ignored what really mattered ‘Cause I thought the sacrifice would be too great But when I finally reached the point of giving in I found the cross was calling even then And even though it took dying to survive I’ve never felt so much alive For I am crucified with Christ and yet I live Not I but Christ that lives within me His Cross will never ask for … Continue reading bringing back the focus