Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

April 11, 2024 Consider my affliction and my trouble, and forgive all my sins. — Psalm 25:18 It is good for us when prayers about our sorrows are linked with pleas concerning our sins—when, being under God’s hand, we do not focus exclusively on our pain, but...
Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Help in Distress

April 10, 2024 For this very night there stood before me an angel of the God to whom I belong. – Acts 27:23 Storms and darkness, combined with imminent risk of shipwreck, had brought the crew of the vessel into a sorry predicament; only one man among them...
Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

God’s Gentleness

April 09, 2024 Your gentleness made me great. – Psalm 18:35 These words are capable of being translated, “Your goodness made me great.” David gratefully ascribed all his greatness not to his own goodness, but to the goodness of God. “Your...
Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Rejoicing in Trouble

April 08, 2024 I will fear no evil, for you are with me. – Psalm 23:4 Consider how the Holy Spirit can make the Christian independent of outward circumstances. What a bright light may shine within us when it is really dark outside! How firm, how happy, how calm,...
Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Brokenness of Heart

April 07, 2024 Deliver me from blood guiltiness, O God, O God of my salvation, and my tongue will sing aloud of your righteousness. – Psalm 51:14 In this solemn confession, it is helpful to observe that David plainly names his sin. He does not call it...
Bring Your Sorrows and Sins

Cut Them Off!

April 06, 2024 In the name of the Lord I cut them off! – Psalm 118:12 Our Lord Jesus, by His death, did not purchase a right to just a part of us, but to all of us. He pondered in His passion our complete sanctification—spirit, soul, and body, that in every area...

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