Passion Points

Here are some good posts for your weekend reading:

How to Fill Your Life with Joy – Matt Chandler via Jonathan Parnell (DG)
For years I tried to figure out what’s the best way for me to flourish in my relationship with Christ. And when all is said and done, I learned I needed to fill my life with things that stir my affections for Jesus. And then pay attention and keep away from my heart the things that rob me of my affections, even if those things are morally neutral.

Warm Yourself at the Fires of Meditation – David Mathis (DG)
In meditation, we pause and reflect over his words. We roll them over in our minds and let them ignite our hearts — we “warm ourselves at the fires of meditation.” We pose questions and seek answers. We go deep in God’s revelation, take it into our very souls, and as we are being changed by his truth, we respond to him in prayer.

How to Memorize Entire Books of the Bible – Jemar Tisby
You don’t have to start by memorizing an entire book.  Commit to memorizing a single chapter.  If you’re like me, you’ll be hooked and want to keep going.  And pray that God would bless your efforts.  He wants you to know His word. 

Where Preferences Go to Die – Trillia Newbell (GC)
I’m convinced many of our problems with the church result from running away from difficult or uncomfortable situations rather than persevering through them. Since we don’t enjoy facing our fears or finding ourselves in challenging circumstances, the thought of escape brings great comfort.

Hope you have a great Lord’s Day with your local church worshiping our glorious and gracious God!

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