Posts from September 2020

Posts from September 2020

September 16, 2020

Dear Friends, I think I’ve been guilty of using a Bible verse out of context for some time now. For years in marriage conferences, and in a wide variety of other settings, I have referenced Ephesians 4:15 as a biblical admonition that ought to guide our interpersonal communication.  “The Bible tells us,” I have said “to ‘speak the truth in love’ to one another.” Indeed, that’s what Ephesians 4:15 says.  And I’ve used that verse to try to help husbands…

September 9, 2020

Dear Friends, Let me ask you if this statement is true or not.  Ready?  Here’s the statement:  “God will bless the lives of all who love and trust Him.” Where does the Bible teach that?  Let me give you a few passages. Psalm 5:12 says “For you bless the righteous, O LORD; you cover him with favor as with a shield.” Psalm 115:12-13 says “The LORD has remembered us; he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel;…

September 2, 2020

Dear Friends, What’s on your Spotify playlist?  Or in your CD player? I’ve been listening to a lot of music this week as I’ve been in Nashville helping out with the Sing! Global Conference sponsored by modern hymnwriters Keith and Kristyn Getty who wrote the hymn In Christ Alone as well as several other hymns we sing at church.  The conference has featured messages from Joni Tada, Alistair Begg, Paul David Tripp, Ligon Duncan, HB Charles and many others.  There have…