January 28, 2021
We are notorious forgetters. God moves and provides for us daily. And then, there are those extraordinary moments when He encounters us. But in light of this growing number of experiences of God’s goodness, is there ever-increasing gratitude and worship?
BACK TO BETHEL
Jacob is an example. God met him at critical junctures, but none more life-altering than the encounter at Bethel. God was so anxious for Jacob never to forget this that He instructed him to move there and make an altar.
Where has God met you? Have you forgotten? Do you regularly review His works and live from that understanding? Are you more grateful because you have years of accumulated goodness from God?
If not, it may be time to return to Bethel.
Father, help me to have increasing gratitude. Let the past fuel the future of faithfulness to You.
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May 10, 2021
May 03, 2021
Although he was a godly and greatly used man of God, King David sinned grievously. For all time, his failure with Bathsheba has been recorded as a tragic warning.
But David’s confession was just as public. Spurgeon said a man could be used again when his confession is as notorious as his sin.
April 28, 2021
Many men cannot handle spiritual success. When God blesses them, if they are not careful, they will begin to attribute to themselves what God and others have accomplished in their lives.
It is a great temptation to read your own press clippings.